Because of its unique qualities, pine has come to represent strength, renewal and immortality. In this short course you will learn to paint pine and red tulips from your very own flower arrangement, known in Japanese as ikebana.
The course was filmed live at the London Flower school and so you will have the opportunity to watch master flower arranger and head of the London Flower School, Wagner Kreusch, demonstrating how to make a traditional pine ikebana, with a selection of pines and red tulips.
In the second part of this online course, you will learn a variety of brush strokes to paint pine needles, cones and barks. You will be invited to practice your brush and make your very own ink painting of a pinebranch.
In the last part of this course you will learn how to paint tulips and include them in your final pine ikebana ink painting composition.
IN THIS COURSE, YOU WILL:
✥ Learn about the tradition of Japanese ink painting and ikebana
✥ Understand core principles of ikebana and make your own arrangement
✥ Learn about tools and materials and make your own ink
✥ Exercise your brush to make fluent lines
✥ Learn step-by-step how to paint pine needles, cones and bark
✥ Use Japanese watercolours and learn to paint tulips
✥ Create your very own beautiful ink paintings
✥ Deepen your experience of the meditative nature of ink painting
THE COURSE ALSO INCLUDES:
✥ Tools and materials check-list
✥ Downloadable PDF worksheet to accompany each lesson
✥ Extra 3 compositions for you to enjoy practice in your own time
Upon completion of your lesson you will achieve at least two new composition of Pine branch and ikebana. You will will learn to paint tulips and include them in your pine paintings, and become confident using the Japanese brush, ink and paper. You will further your understanding of this practice, and discover an open gate to further your own creative journey.
THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU IF:
✥ You want to learn the foundation of ikebana and how to paint pine and tulips using traditional Japanese brushes, ink and paper.
✥ You may not have previous experience, but are excited to explore and learn a new way of painting.✥ You love the way of Japanese ink painting and wish to practice further, explore and develop your skills and abilities.
PreviewWelcome to the workshop (1:45)
StartIntroduction to Japanese ink painting (2:05)
StartIntroduction to Ikebana (3:56)
StartIkebana demonstration - Make your own arrangement (3:56)
StartBasic rules for your arrangement - worksheet
PreviewPromo - Pine 松 'matsu' (0:26)
StartTool and materials for painting (4:32)
StartMake your own ink and check list (2:13)
StartBrush practice (2:39)
StartPine needles and pine cones - How to paint (9:01)
StartBark of the tree - How to paint (3:12)
StartPine branch - Make your own painting (3:08)
PreviewPromo - Pine and tulip (0:25)
StartTulips - How to paint (2:41)
StartTulips composition - worksheet
StartSoul meditation - 'Learn from the pine' (1:59)
StartMake your own ikebana painting (6:07)
StartPine - Outro (1:11)
StartBonus Section - 3 additional compositions for you to practice in your own time
Talia is an artist, a practitioner and a teacher of traditional Japanese ink painting. Following years of teaching, her love and passion for this artistic medium has now prompted her to create ArtBrush - online school for the studies of Japanese ink painting. The school is designed for students of all levels, from around the world, who are excited to learn, explore and discover the joy of ink painting and its many facets.
Frequently Asked Questions
I have always been an admirer of Asian traditional painting and this course provided me of an insider's look of this magic world. With the help of Talia and the ARTBRUSH online courses, I have managed to learn, exercise and master special brushwork techniques otherwise unaccesible to me. I also got an overall understanding of the aesthetics around this beautiful world of ink painting.
I totally recommend this!
- Olympia T. Artist & Writer
As a beginner in Japanese Ink Painting, Talia's approach to teaching made me feel completely comfortable. I have learnt so much about the history, processes and application of Ink Painting and cannot wait to continue pursuing my newfound skill set even further. I would recommend ArtBrush to everyone, no matter of capability, it's a truly unique school which allows for dedicated and encouraging learning.
- Holly G. Artist