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The enrolment window for new Members to join our Japanese Black Ink Painting for Beginners Online Program will be opening soon! Please have a look at the details below to see the features included in this Membership. 

Learn brushstrokes and techniques for painting grasses, flowers, trees, mountains and landscapes in this online blended learning program for beginners. 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 program includes the following:
LIVE GROUP LEARNING ONLINE SESSIONS including guidance and feedback to improve personal progress.
ACCESS TO PRE-RECORDED INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS that you can watch in your own time.
POP-UP ONLINE CAFÉS where Members can meet up for tea and a chat.
REVIEW/REFRESHER WORKSHOPS Half-Day Online Workshops that also review Introductory material.
PRIVATE MEMBERS’ ART COMMUNITY where Members can meet,...

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New Member Window Opening 19-26th October 2023

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

In our online beginner's course membership, you will learn basic brushstrokes and techniques for painting grasses, flowers, trees, mountains and landscapes. The emphasis is in 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 remarkable, unique and expressive art form.

The enrolment window for new Members will be opening soon. 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...

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Live Online Half-Day Japanese Black Ink Painting Workshop

Sumi-e is the Japanese word for the Art of Black Ink Painting. It is a unique art form using only black ink, handmade paper and a special brush.

In this live online Workshop, participants will be introduced to materials, basic brushstrokes and techniques used for painting grasses, flowers, trees and mountains.

Sumi-e uses the fewest possible brushstrokes to capture the essence of the subject being painted. It is a beautiful and expressive art form.

Details:
 
Date: Tuesday 15th August 2023
Time: 10am - 1pm (GMT)
Place: Live Online Zoom Workshop
Fee: 40Euro

Registration: Open now through 8pm on the 14th August at: Register Here 

This workshop will be divided into 40-minute segments with a five minute break between each segment.

Registration is OPEN NOW through 8pm Tuesday the 14th of August 2023.

Come, relax and learn more about this beautiful art form. 

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Learn the Art of Black Ink Painting: Registration Now Open

We are NOW OPEN for new member enrolment for our Japanese Black Ink Painting for Beginners Online Program course. JOIN NOW through midnight on Monday the 31st July 2023.

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 Pop-Up Cafés (where people can meet up for tea and a chat), and a private members art community area where members can keep in touch and participate in events, meet-ups, and relaxing challenges in our own 'Live Room'.

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

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Half-Day Workshop | Sumi-e for Beginners

Sumi-e is the Japanese word for the Art of Black Ink Painting. It is a unique art form using only black ink, handmade paper and a special brush. In this live online Workshop, participants will be introduced to materials, basic brushstrokes and techniques used for painting grasses, flowers, trees and mountains.

Sumi-e uses the fewest possible brushstrokes to capture the essence of the subject being painted. It is a beautiful and expressive art form.

Details:
 
Date: Tuesday 9th May 2023
Time: 10am - 1pm (GMT)
Place: Live Online Zoom Workshop
Fee: 40Euro

Registration: Open now through midnight the 8th May at: Enrol Here 

This workshop will be divided into 40-minute segments with a five minute break between each segment.

Registration is OPEN NOW through midnight the 8th May  2023.

Come, relax and learn more about this beautiful art form. Go to Checkout

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Online Workshop | Introduction to Japanese Black Ink Painting with Karen Colbert

 

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In this live online Workshop, participants will be introduced to materials, basic brushstrokes and techniques used for painting grasses, flowers, trees and mountains.

Sumi-e is the Japanese word for the Art of Black Ink Painting. It is a unique art form using only black ink, handmade paper and a special brush. It 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.

Details:
 
Date: Wednesday 26th April 2023
Time: 10am - 1pm (GMT)
Place: Live Online Zoom Workshop
Fee: 40Euro

Registration: Open now through midnight the 25th April at: Register Now

 
This workshop will be divided into 40-minute segments with a five minute break between each segment.
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Enrol Now and Learn the Art of Black Ink Painting

We are NOW OPEN for new member enrolment for our Japanese Black Ink Painting for Beginners Online Program course. JOIN NOW through midnight on the 18th of April 2023.

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 Pop-Up Zoom Cafés (where people can meet up for tea and a chat), a private members art community area where members can keep in touch, and a private WhatsApp group.

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

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Try Something Relaxing, Creative and Inspiring

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

In our online 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....

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Introduction to Japanese Black Ink Painting Half-Day Workshop

Try Something Relaxing, Creative and Inspiring

In this live online Workshop, participants will be introduced to materials, basic brushstrokes and techniques used for painting grasses, flowers, trees and mountains.

Sumi-e is the Japanese word for The Art of Black Ink Painting. It is a unique art form using only black ink, handmade paper and a special brush.

Details:
 
Date: Tuesday 21st March 2023
Time: 10am - 1pm (GMT)
Place: Live Online Workshop
Fee: 40Euro

Registration: Open now through midnight the 20th of March at: Register Now

 
This workshop will be divided into 40-minute segments with a five minute break between each segment.
 
Sumi-e is the Japanese word for the Art of Black Ink Painting. Come, relax and learn more about this beautiful art form.
 

Registration is OPEN NOW through midnight the 20th of March 2023.

 

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Take a Day for Yourself, Relax and Learn Something New

One Day Online Workshop

Introduction to Sumi-e: Japanese Black Ink Painting

In this live online Workshop, participants will be introduced to materials, basic brushstrokes and techniques used for painting grasses, flowers, trees and mountains.

Sumi-e is the Japanese word for The Art of Black Ink Painting. It is a unique art form using only black ink, handmade paper and a special brush.

Details:
 
Date: Tuesday 28th February
Time: 10am - 4pm (GMT)
Place: Live Online Workshop
Fee: 60Euro

Registration: Open now through midnight the 27th of February at: Register Now

 
This workshop will be divided into 40-minute segments with a five minute break between each segment and a break for lunch.
 
Sumi-e is the Japanese word for the Art of Black Ink Painting. Come, relax and learn more about this beautiful art form.
 

Registration is OPEN NOW through midnight the 27th of February 2023.

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