Live Course, Oriental Brush Art, Feline Painting

In this course we focus purely on painting the felidae family in the Chinese painting or Sumie painting style. This include cats, tigers, lions, leopards and many more. We will start from their structures and build our competence step by step – even though we will focus on the freehand painting style, we will break down the bone structures, study the muscles, learn about the fur painting, practice the movements before generalising it all in brush painting styles. So this course will cover much more than just brush art – even if you would like to do pencil sketches, you will still find all the relevant practice from here.

Course Information

Estimated Time: 12 weeks

Difficulty: Beginner


✔️This is a course suitable for brush art enthusiasts, beginner to intermediate levels are welcome. In the course you may receive personalised advice and receive exercise accordingly
✔️We start off on the small cat, and then slowly move to big cats
✔️The first few lectures of this course will be more focused on the “big” freehand painting (very generalised style with large and few brush stokes), we will then continue to “small” freehand painting (more details, slower with more strokes) to add more details to the paintings; All in the freehand painting style
✔️Small group: 2-4 people only, you will receive the full attention from the instructor while having some peers who love art as well!
✔️We will a few lectures to a kind of cat, and by the end of the course, you will grasp the essence of 3-4 animals and their painting techniques, which will help you create your own artworks in the future. The exact progress per lecture will be flexibly adapted depending on the progress and preference

Course Structure

✔️12 weekly lectures x 2 hours
✔️Time: 18:30 -20:30 (GMT+2, Brussels) Please check your own timezone below
✔️Course date see picture, we can adjust them together
✔️Zoom meetings, you need a webcam / phone cam, so that you can share your work progress
✔️We will launch the course once we have 2 participants
✔️You will receive assistance with the zoom meeting setup, the camera setup and material list upon registration

You can choose one of the following options blow. You will receive all related course handouts, and there will be additional interactive workshops offered only to participants of our courses. After the course is completed, you will always be welcome to share your progress with us and perhaps seek advice.

Feline Painting Live Course – June (Wed)

3 months of access

Feline Painting Live Course – June (Sun)

3 months of access

Feline Painting Live Course – September (Wed)

3 months of access

Feline Painting Live Course – September (Sun)

3 months of access

Material Requirement

✔️Raw rice paper
✔️Several painting brushes (small to large)
✔️Ink (bottle or liquid)
✔️Colour, better Chinese painting colour
✔️Other (felt, water, plate, etc.)