JCCC Cultural and Heritage Programming is generously sponsored in part by the Toyota Foundation

Sumi-E watercolour painting forest

Sumi-e

Brush Painting

Sumi-e is a traditional brush painting technique, which is based on using brush and black ink or subtle watercolours on rice paper. This course is open to students of all levels, from beginner to advanced.

Creative Sumi-e Course (Wednesday mornings only)
This course is open for students who have 3 years or more experience in Sumi-e. During this course, students will develop their styles and create artworks of their own and also study Sumi-e techniques of specific historical Japanese artists.

Instructors

Hiroshi Yamamoto (Hakuho) - Studied Japanese Traditional Art and Art History at the Kyoto Industrial Design Institute Japan and the Kyoto Japanese Art School. Hiroshi has held more than 30 exhibitions in Canada, US as well as in Japan. Hiroshi is a member of Sumi-e Artist of Canada and Yugen Artists Group. He has taught Sumi-e for more than 14 years.

Azra Rashid - She has studied Sumi-e for over 17 years, most recently under Hiroshi Yamamoto. Azra is a member of Sumi-e Artists of Canada, Yugen Artists Group and regularly exhibits her paintings in Toronto.

Total Classes

8 classes

Fees

$70 (plus HST)
Materials are extra. Brush, sumi (ink stick), suzuri (inkstone) and rice paper available at the JCCC gift shop.

Fall 2017

Start Date Time Level
Mon. Sep. 187:30pm - 9:00pmBeginner,Intermediate
Advanced & Extension
Wed. Sep. 2010:30am - 12:00pm3 yrs or more experience
Wed. Sep. 201:30pm - 3:00pmAll
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