Fumiyo Yoshikawa teaches at Mesa State College.
Topics: Japanese Painting -23069-ARTS 396 -001
Time: September 15- October 22 Mondays and Wednesdays 5:45-8:45pm
Credit Hours: 2.0
Location: Fine Arts Building 302
Call Art Department of Mesa State College at 970-248-1833 for more information
The class will learn about Japanese traditional painting, its aesthetic and philosophy through this course. First, the class will practice basic brush strokes and techniques with bamboo brushes, sumi-ink and oriental paper by copying calligraphies and masters’ samples. Second, they will learn how to lay out a picture and the effective use of negative space, lines and gray tones. Third, they will learn how to mount a finished picture. Finally, each student will finish their original landscape painting and mount it by themselves.