Saturday, October 20, 2007

Japanese Painting Class at The ART CENTER

Fumiyo Yoshikawa will teach "Brush painting and beyond".

Description: The students will learn about Japanese traditional painting in this course; the class will study basic brush strokes and techniques using bamboo brushes, sumi-ink and oriental paper through practicing calligraphy, bamboos, flowers, birds and landscapes. ?Furthermore, the instructor, Fumiyo Yoshikawa, will introduce her own media called “nihonga” that has not yet been introduced to the U.S. widely. The students will know about the special dry pigments called Iwa-enogu and Suhi-enogu (made of mineral and other natural things), the glue called nikawa(made of animal skin and bone) and more. The students experiment unique techniques and the effects using some of those materials.

Location: The ART CENTER_ Western Colorado Center for the Arts
1803 North 7th Street, Grand Junction, CO 81501
Phone: 970-243-7337

Time and Period: Saturdays 1:00pm-4;00pm, from Jan.19 to Feb. 26, 2008