Chinese Calligraphy

Course Type: Adult leisure and hobby Campus: West Durrington Campus

This course is for anyone who is interested in eastern art and wants to explore Chinese INK, brushes and formation of Chinese characters. With the combination of meaning and artistic appearance, students can produce a range of short poems with Chinese or English on traditional rice paper. Suitable for beginners or students with some experience. 

Student will learn the basic formation of Chinese characters and the skill to use traditional brushes. We will also explore numerous styles - or scripts - moving toward producing independent work with meaning and aesthetic appearance, which can be used with a combination of drawing, painting or graphic designs.

Tutor: Peon Boyle (BA (Hons) Fine Art), fine artist and printmaker. Co-founder of Old Cartshed Studio- Printmaking and Pottery

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
CL0403-1C 07 Oct 2020 West Durrington Wednesdays 6.30-8.30pm 6 weeks £87.00

By the end of the course you will be able to create individual design by copying Chinese symbols and mix with English to compliment other creative ideas.

Students may then wish to join the Chinese Brush Painting course in January or other artistic courses in the programme.

Work can form part of a portfolio for application to a Foundation Studies Course in Further and Higher Education courses.

This course is eligible for a 50% discount if you are in receipt of certain benefits. This discounted fee is shown as category B below:

Category A: £87.00 (full fee)
Category B: £43.50 (discounted fee)

 Find out more about the eligibility criteria and how to apply for this discount here.

Students will need to bring:

  • Reference material to work from, e.g. photographs and drawings. A pen, pencils, glue sticks, scissors, craft knife, and apron.
  • Some painting material like water colour and ink

Open events

We run various open events throughout the year to enable you to come in to the College, see our facilities and speak with our staff.

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Course costs

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Other ways to enrol

You can also enrol by calling 01273 667704 or in person at our Central Brighton or West Durrington Campuses.

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