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We're OPEN for Enrolment NOW through midnight 17th September 2021

The new member enrolment window for the Japanese Black Ink Painting for Beginners Online Program course is open to JOIN NOW through midnight on the 17th of September 2021.

Join us in this online blended learning program where beginners will learn brushstrokes and techniques for painting grasses, flowers, trees, mountains and landscapes. Japanese Black Ink Painting (Sumi-e) is a unique art form using only black ink, handmade paper and a special brush. It is a calming and relaxing activity.

The program involves live group learning online sessions including guidance and feedback to improve personal progress, access to pre-recorded instructional videos members can watch in their own time, as well as a monthly online zoom Café (where people can meet up for tea and a chat and, if they’d like, show their paintings) and a private members art community area where members can keep in touch.

Each subscriber can decide on their own way to engage with the many different aspects...

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Relax and Enjoy Learning the Art of Black Ink Painting

Japanese Black Ink Painting (Sumi-e) is a remarkable art form that uses only black ink, handmade paper, and a special brush.

In this beginner's course membership, you will learn basic brushstrokes and techniques for painting grasses, flowers, trees, mountains and landscapes. The emphasis is on the process rather than the finished work.

Sumi-e is an art form that teaches self-awareness and helps the artist learn to see and feel. The mind must be clear and the body relaxed. In Japanese Black Ink Painting, the fewest possible brushstrokes are used to capture the essence of the subject being painted. It is a beautiful, unique and expressive art form.

Currently, the membership opens four times a year. If you'd like to join the waitlist and be the first to know when it opens, click here.

In the meantime, immerse yourself in the beauty of nature whenever possible, and enjoy the forms, shapes, sounds, scents, colours, movements, feeling and beauty of the natural world around you. It will...

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We're OPEN for Enrolment NOW until midnight 14th May 2021

The new member enrolment window for the Japanese Black Ink Painting for Beginners Online Program course is OPEN NOW through midnight on the 14th of May 2021.

Join us in this online blended learning program where beginners will learn brushstrokes and techniques for painting grasses, flowers, trees, mountains and landscapes. Japanese Black Ink Painting (Sumi-e) is a unique art form using only black ink, handmade paper and a special brush. It is a calming and relaxing activity.

The program involves live group learning online sessions including guidance and feedback to improve personal progress, access to pre-recorded instructional videos members can watch in their own time, as well as a monthly online zoom Café (where people can meet up for tea and a chat and, if they’d like, show their paintings) and a private members art community area where members can keep in touch.

Each subscriber can decide on their own way to engage with the many different aspects of the...

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Sumi-e for Beginners Enrolment Window Opens 7th-14th May 2021

Try something relaxing, creative and inspiring! The window for enrolment will open from the 7th May through midnight on the 14th of May for new Members for the Japanese Black Ink Painting for Beginners Online Program at www.karencolbert.ie. People interested are encouraged to join the waitlist at: https://www.karencolbert.ie/join-our-waitlist

Sumi-e is the Art of Black Ink Painting. Learn brushstrokes and techniques for painting grasses, flowers, trees, mountains and landscapes in this online blended learning program for beginners (adults). Japanese Black Ink Painting (Sumi-e) is a unique art form using only black ink, handmade paper and a special brush. It is a calming and relaxing activity.

This blended learning program involves live group learning online sessions including guidance and feedback to improve personal progress, access to pre-recorded instructional videos that people can watch in their own time as well as a monthly online zoom cafe (where people can meet up for tea...

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Japanese Black Ink Painting Beginners Online Program Enrolment Window Opening in May 2021

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The window for enrolment will be opening for one week in May for new Members for the Japanese Black Ink Painting Beginners Online Program at www.karencolbert.ie. Interested people are encouraged to join the waitlist at: https://www.karencolbert.ie/join-our-waitlist Try something relaxing, creative and inspiring!

Learn brushstrokes and techniques for painting grasses, flowers, trees, mountains and landscapes in this online blended learning program for beginners (adults). Japanese Black Ink Painting (Sumi-e) is a unique art form using only black ink, handmade paper and a special brush. It is a calming and relaxing activity.

This blended learning program involves live group learning online sessions including guidance and feedback to improve personal progress, access to pre-recorded instructional videos that people can watch in their own time as well as a monthly online zoom cafe (where people can meet up for tea and a chat and, if they’d...

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We're Now Open for Enrolment - 18th February through midnight on the 24th February 2021

The new member enrolment window for the Japanese Black Ink Painting for Beginners Online Program is OPEN NOW through midnight on the 24th of February 2021.

Join us in this online blended learning program where beginners will learn brushstrokes and techniques for painting grasses, flowers, trees, mountains and landscapes. Japanese Black Ink Painting (Sumi-e) is a unique art form using only black ink, handmade paper and a special brush. It is a calming and relaxing activity. Click to JOIN.

The program involves live group learning online sessions including guidance and feedback to improve personal progress, access to pre-recorded instructional videos members can watch in their own time, as well as a monthly online zoom Café (where people can meet up for tea and a chat and, if they’d like, show their paintings) and a private members art community area where members can keep in touch.

Each subscriber can decide on their own way to engage with the many different aspects...

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Enrolment Window Opens 18th-24th February 2021 for New Members: Japanese Black Ink Painting for Beginners Online Program

The new member enrolment window for the Japanese Black Ink Painting for Beginners Online Program will open on the 18th of February and will remain open until midnight on the 24th of February 2021.

In this online blended learning program, beginners will learn brushstrokes and techniques for painting grasses, flowers, trees, mountains and landscapes. Japanese Black Ink Painting (Sumi-e) is a unique art form using only black ink, handmade paper and a special brush. It is a calming and relaxing activity.

The program involves live group learning online sessions including guidance and feedback to improve personal progress, access to pre-recorded instructional videos members can watch in their own time, as well as a monthly online zoom Café (where people can meet up for tea and a chat and, if they’d like, show their paintings) and a private members art community area where members can keep in touch.

Each subscriber can decide on their own way to engage with the many...

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Enrolment Window Opening for New Members in February 2021

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Learn brushstrokes and techniques for painting grasses, flowers, trees, mountains and landscapes in this online blended learning program for beginners (adults). Japanese Black Ink Painting (Sumi-e) is a unique art form using only black ink, handmade paper and a special brush. It is a calming and relaxing activity.

This blended learning program involves live group learning online sessions including guidance and feedback to improve personal progress, access to pre-recorded instructional videos that people can watch in their own time as well as a monthly online zoom cafe (where people can meet up for tea and a chat and, if they’d like, show their paintings) and a private members art community area where members can keep in touch.

There are many different ways to engage with this online blended learning program, and each subscriber can decide on their own way to engage with the learning to suit their own needs, level of experience and availability.

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