228-Chinese Brush Painting

With the instructor’s guidance, students learn a variety of step-by-step techniques of freehand-style brush work and how to use simple brush strokes to create vivid images of flowers, birds, fish, bamboo, and more. Students also learn how to incorporate texture and unique wash techniques essential for Chinese landscape painting. More complex brush work is explored for those who have taken the class before.

Special Notes

All students must comply with the Policies and Procedures found on The Center's website. There will be no refunds for students removed from class for failure to observe The Center’s Policies and Procedures.


2 Sheets of rice paper (30 x 57 inches) - $2.00 each (can be bought from instructor)
3 Chinese brushes (S. M. & L) - $4.50, $6.50, & $8.00
1 bottle of Chinese liquid ink - $10.00 (can be found on amazon)
1 box of watercolor (18 colors) - $10.00

About the Instructor

Diana Kung

MFA, Montclair State University in NJ; MA, New Rochelle College in NY; graduated from National Taiwan College of Art in Taiwan majoring in Chinese Painting; teaching Chinese Painting and Calligraphy at St. John's University in NY and Visual Arts Center of New Jersey; award-winning professional artist with many solo and group shows.


Class Details

April 11 - May 23, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Days: Thursday

Tuition: $237

Member Tuition: $212

Location: The Center for Contemporary Art

Semester: Spring 2024

Level: Adult

Instructor: Diana Kung