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'Flowers, Fruit and Small Creatures'
Maggie Cross
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Monday 27th to Wedneday 29th July

During this course you will paint fruit and flowers in the Chinese freestyle technique adding a small creature such as an insect, bird or small mammal. Maggie will bring a selection of fruit and flowers to enable you to observe from life and make sketches prior to completing/painting a composition.She will demonstrate the techniques of holding the brush and loading it with several colours before creating your composition in a few quick strokes.There will be an opportunity to back your work ready to frame Chinese materials are available to purchase.
A complete starter kit is around £20. Paper for the course will be charged between 60p to £1 per sheet.
Flowers 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.


Course Cost for 3 days £ 141
Non Refundable Deposit £ 60.