21st Jul 2023

Explore your creative side and discover new techniques with this fun workshop experience that is suitable for everybody who wants to learn painting. Learn from an experienced local artist with over 16 years of teaching experience, she'll teach you how to paint using traditional materials like bamboo brushes, sumi ink, Gansai Tambi 顔彩耽美 (Traditional Japanese colours), gold leaf and in this special edition you'll paint onto luxury Silk Fans. We will bring along a selection of references from the different traditional Japanese art movements as well as some Japanese contemporary artists. We will also introduce seasonal topics that help you to capture some stunning Japanese scenes.

This painting class is suitable for beginners as well as those with a little more artistic experience, so don't worry if it's your first time. Your teacher will be on hand to provide guidance and answer any questions. At the end of your art class, you'll get the chance to stand back and admire your beautiful Japanese painting or you can share your experiences with the group. You'll head home with your completed piece and a new skill that's perfect to practice whenever you're looking to clear your head.

Ula Fung is a local artist originally from Hong Kong. Ula has over 16 years of teaching experience. Shortly after moving to the Uk in 2016 she founded Floating Art and has since held hundreds of workshops in Liverpool and Manchester hosting over 3000 participants. floatingart.co.uk

*Towards the end of the workshop there will be an opportunity for you to get your photo taken. We will use these photos for social media and promotional use. Please let us know if you're not comfortable with this.

Location: Cass Art Liverpool

Date & times: 21st July 2024, 1pm - 3:30pm

Ages: 16+

Materials provided:

  • Sumi ink, Gansai Tambi 顔彩耽美 (Traditional Japanese colours), gold leaves, rice paper board or fan. Attendees will also receive 10% off art materials purchased in-store on the day.

What you'll get:

  • All of the equipment and materials needed for your class.
  • Protective equipment such as aprons.

What to bring:

  • Comfortable clothes that you don't mind getting a little paint on.
  • A carrying bag for take your artworks home.

Tickets: £32

This workshop is wheelchair accessible.