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We're OPEN for Enrolment NOW through midnight 20th January 2022

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 20th of January 2022.

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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New Option Available for Six Week Introduction to Sumi-e Online Course

Sumi-e is a lovely relaxing art form that uses only black ink, handmade paper, and a special brush.

There is a new option available for those interested in our new six-week online course (starting on the 18th of November). The Introduction to Sumi-e: Japanese Black Ink Painting course offers the option of including both weekly live group learning sessions on Zoom and access to successively-released pre-recorded lessons which can be viewed in your own time (Fee: 150Euro), or the successively-released pre-recorded sessions only (Fee: 50Euro) for those who are unable to attend the Thursday Zoom sessions.

Students 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...

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Registration NOW OPEN for New Introduction to Sumi-e: Japanese Black Ink Painting SIX WEEK COURSE

Sumi-e is a remarkable art form that uses only black ink, handmade paper, and a special brush.

This new six week online course will be starting on the 18th of November. The Introduction to Sumi-e: Japanese Black Ink Painting course will include weekly live group learning sessions on Zoom and access to successively-released pre-recorded lessons which can be viewed in your own time.

Students 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.

Relax and enjoy learning the Art of Black Ink Painting.

Registration for this course closes 17th November. To be...

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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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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

Image: work by student Patricia O'Donovan

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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