Friday 21st July to Saturday 1st August
On this course you will paint a Chinese
traditional landscape focussing on the water
town of Suzhou and surrounding villages
with the picturesque houses, canal boats
and figures. You will also have a chance to
paint compositions which include pagodas
and temples. Maggie will bring a selection
of photographs of China for you to work
from and make sketches before completing
your composition. You will be able to back
your paintings ready for framing.
Chinese materials are available to purchase.
A complete starter kit is around £20. Paper for
the course will be charged between 60p to £1
MAGGIE CROSS is a trained
teacher of children and adults
and has been teaching Chinese
painting for many years. She spent
her childhood in Hong Kong where
she learnt Cantonese as well as
the art of calligraphy and painting.
She has written three books and
produced a DVD. She has also run
painting classes at the V and A
during their Chinese exhibition. She
is a member of the Chinese Brush
Painters Society and her work is in
collections in the UK and abroad.