Winter-spring 2021 / Continuing Students

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

In the winter/spring of 2021, two 4-session online intensives will be offered.

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

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A single lesson can be purchased for $20

or the entire Winter/spring 2021 series of 8 for $160.

Purchase of each lesson includes:
• unlimited use of the video lesson
• personal email critiques from brush painter Bob Schmitt
• a downloadable pdf handout including support materials and models for this lesson

To make payment for Bob’s distance learning videos, email critiques and PDF models, click on Pay Here button at top of page or below.

Online intensive Introduction to color:

Lesson 1

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Lesson 2

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Lesson 3

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Lesson 4

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Online intensive:

Painting the waters of Lake Superior

Lesson 1

This Lesson 1 video includes:

• Considering the Schmitt Method before beginning a painting

• looking at four different “lake” effects first captured in photography,

then translated into a painting using Chinese brush materials and techniques


• demonstration: painting Lake Superior with under currents and a little sparkle

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Lesson 2

This Lesson 2 video includes:


• demonstration: painting Lake Superior with a hidden horizon

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Lesson 3

This Lesson 3 video includes:


• demonstration: painting Lake Superior with horizon glow

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Lesson 4

This Lesson 4 video includes:


• demonstration: painting Lake Superior with shimmering water

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