Workshops with Suemae in Santa Barbara:

Dancing Brush Studio by SuemaeArt

Students will be instructed on supplies, techniques, and processes of  Chinese calligraphy and brush painting.

SBCC/School Of Extended Learning:

Title: Chinese Calligraphy & Brush Painting


Chinese Calligraphy and Brush Painting: For Older adult students will learn Chinese calligraphy and brush painting. Students will practice basic calligraphy strokes and color loading techniques. Students will write Chinese words, learn the spiritual meaning behind each character, and paint traditional Asian subjects (bamboo, blossom, orchid, iris, and lotus.)

Instructor: Suemae Lin Willhite

 (Tuition FREE)

2019 Sessions at SBCC/SEL:

Session 2: March 12 to May 10, 2019 (Fuchsia & Hummingbird)

Summer  II, 2019

2 Separate classes July 1 to August 7, 2019 ( Wisteria & Butterfly)

CRN 81636 ❯

Willhite, S L • 7/1 – 8/7 •WAKE-07Lec: W • 1:00pm – 2:35pm

Willhite, S L• 7/1 – 8/7 • WAKE-07Lab: W • 2:40pm – 5:40pm

CRN 81637 ❯

Willhite, S L • 7/1 – 8/7 • WAKE-07Lec: M • 1:00pm – 2:35pm

Willhite, S L • 7/1 – 8/7 • WAKE-07Lab: M • 2:40pm – 5:40pm

Class location: Wake Center, Room #7,
300 N. Turnpike, Santa Barbara

ART Supplies: A review of a supply list on the first day of your workshop,
please wait to  purchase your supplies for Chinese calligraphy & brush paintings.
There are many inferior products out there, please be careful!

Private lessons are available upon request:

INDIVIDUAL lesson, $85/hour
Group of TWO STUDENTS, $40/hour per person
Group of THREE STUDENTS, $30/hour per person
For larger groups, please inquire.

3 hours is ideal, 2 Hours Minimum.
(Private lessons, all your supplies are included for first 3 sessions only)

To reserve your space, please provide the following information:
Student’s Name:
Experience: Please describe your current level with regards to your familiarity and understanding of Chinese brush painting (none required)

Lectures &  Demonstrations to schools or private groups are available upon request, 10 students & more. 


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