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Chinese Ink Brush Painting
May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 28, 2021
In this virtual class, explore the beautiful shapes of nature as you study flora and fauna though the enjoyable interpretive art form of Chinese brush painting. Wonderful for beginners as well as artists with some painting experience, these six classes will start off with a demonstration of all of the basic strokes and information about the materials. Students will then progress to paint the following subjects: river reflections, the rabbit, garden pea and yellow butterfly, gladiolus and praying mantis, goldfish, and the rooster. Link will be sent out the day before. This class is part of a series. Please register here.
Minimum Number of Students: 4
Maximum Number of Students: 15
Cost: $175 (for a series of six 2hr classes)
Dates: Apr 23rd, 30th, May 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th, 2-4pm
Instructor: Nan Rumpf grew up in a small Iowa town on the banks of the Mississippi River, where she spent much of her childhood exploring the outdoors on her bicycle and daydreaming under a lilac bush. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.A. She currently lives in Wellesley, Massachusetts. She has worked as a professional puppeteer, designing and constructing her own puppets and masks. She organized dramatic arts workshops in public schools and libraries for twenty years.
She has studied watercolor painting with Susan Swinand, Jane Goldman, Paul George, Charles Reid, Miles Batt, and Cheng Khee Chee. Her paintings have been exhibited at The DeCordova Museum School Gallery, The Danforth Museum, The Art Complex Museum in Duxbury, The Attleboro Arts Museum, The Wellesley Free Library (First Place Award), The Center For The Arts in Natick, Art on the Common in Needham (First Place Award), The Clinton Art show (Best In Show), Post Road Art (First Place Award in the Abstract Show), The Wellesley Community Center (Margaret Fitzwilliam Award for Excellence in Watercolor), The New England Watercolor Society Show in Cotuit (Woodruff Art Center Award) and her painting Soaring was awarded by George Nick in Concord Art’s Juried Members show.