For Continuing Students:

Dance of the eye & hand: more fundamentals of Chinese brush painting video lessons

10 video lessons providing more fundamentals of Chinese brush painting for the continuing student.

These are intended for the student with some background with Asian brush painting and for the adventurous who wish to push their skills.

Introduction

Below is a link to an introductory video explaining the thought and methodology behind the dance of the eye and the hand. And a little about Bob’s background in studying and teaching Chinese brush painting.

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Lesson 1 of the continuing student series includes:

• how to look at any Chinese landscape painting to decipher its structure

• Chinese painting theory: the three distances

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click here to download pdf for continuing student Lesson 1

Lesson 2 of the continuing student series includes:

• find the 3 distances in any Chinese landscape
• landscape for distance in height

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Lesson 3 of the continuing student series includes:

• find the 3 distances in any Chinese landscape
• landscape for distance in depth

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click here to download pdf for continuing student Lesson 3

Lesson 4 of the continuing student series includes:

• find the 3 distances in any Chinese landscape
• landscape for distance in same level

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click here to download pdf for continuing student Lesson 4

Lesson 5 of the continuing student series includes:

• introducing the Six Methods of Chinese painting theory
• calligraphy for methods 1, 2, 3

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click here to download pdf for continuing student Lesson 5

Lesson 6 of the continuing student series includes:

• completing the Six Methods of Chinese painting theory
• calligraphy for methods 4, 5, 6

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Lesson 7 of the continuing student series includes:

• Chinese painting theory: the 8 relationships
• relationships 1, 2: host/guest, void/solid

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Lesson 8 of the continuing student series includes:

• Chinese painting theory: the 8 relationships
• relationships 3, 4: spacey/density, gathered/scattered

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Lesson 9 of the continuing student series includes:

• Chinese painting theory: the 8 relationships
• relationships 5, 6: open/closed, dark/light

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During the summer of 2020, suggested donation for each lesson is $10.

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Coming August 18, 2020

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