Learn and enjoy the Art of Chinese Ink or Brush Painting with
confidence, at ease,and full of cultural, heritage and therapeutic
experience at our Chinese Brush Painting Class.
Learn in a fun, interactive bi-lingual (Mandarin
and English) teaching approach and by experienced Chinese Brush Painting artist - Mr. Lee Thiam Seng.
About Chinese Art and Painting Chinese
Ink Painting (also known as Chinese Brush Painting) is one of oldest
art form for a few hundred years that is still in practice now.
Indeed, this Art is using traditional Chinese Ink grinding
process, Chinese Brushes, Stone seal, and Rice papers since Qing
dynasty. The materials are water, ink and rice papers. There is no
oil or binder to be added on. Hence, it is known in Chinese as
Water and Ink painting. When colours were introduced later, it is also
called Colours and Ink Painting. In short, most people refer as Chinese
the past, Chinese Art is primarily in black or white because of use of
ink and paper only. It is said that only the Scholars or Royal families
can afford to do Chinese Painting. It is probably because of Scholars
write with Chinese Ink and the practice of Chinese Calligraphy
evolving into Chinese Ink Painting. The techniques of Chinese Painting
are smiliar to Chinese Calligraphy strokes.
Therefore, Chinese artists
sometimes signed as art was written rather than art was painted. The
Chinese Art has unique style of painting scenery, animals, birds,
flowers, human, and cultural themes. They have their own perspectives
and composition using space, colours, ink and wash techniques.
learn how to create Chinese Ink
through ink stone and ink stick.
To learn how to paint subjects such as birds, scenery, fish, insect,
fruits, flowers, etc. To understand the strokes and flow
in Chinese Brush Painting. To learn how to do ink grinding and use of 4 treasures in Chinese painting.
To learn the application
connection between Chinese Calligraphy for Chinese painting.
enjoy the rich culture of Chinese
through ink and brush painting.
is to explore, experience and
more about Chinese culture. Our innovative teaching and creative
will develop the interest about the chinese culture. Learn
and explore a wide variety of themes such as flowers, insects, birds,
animals, plants, human, or scenery.
The course covers use of chinese ink stick to
create ink and colours. Students will learn the techniques of using
Chinese Brushes and traditional rice papers to do painting,
or tones. Learn how to paint and apply colours in Chinese Painting
accordingly. Teacher will demonstrate, explain and teach the full
Chinese Brush Painting.
This course covers traditional outlining
with Chinese brush and calligraphy. In addition, course will introduce
the fine detail with colours blending using Chinese brushes and rice
The course main focus is the most relaxing form of Chinese Art using ink and free expression. Students will observe, practice and have fun
painting with self confidence.Finally, Chinese Painting is considered complete and official when applied with a personal Chinese Seal.
Learn the different type of Chinese Seal and how to apply them appropriately.
Here are some Chinese Painting Art for reference:
Painting Gallery 1 -
Painting Gallery 2 -
Painting Gallery 3 -
Painting Gallery 4 -
Chinese Painting Gallery 5 -
Bi-lingual in Mandarin and English
For anyone with or without background in art.
methodologies are proven to engage the learning in a fun, relaxing and
effective. Professional and flexible teaching approach according to the
are trained under a comprehensive in-house ARTeach Teacher training
program to understand how to teach effectively, doing good practice and
philosophy of teaching with UniqArts
During the program, we incorporate creativity-juice process for
creative thinking, creative problem solving
and ideas development. This program helps to engage the right and left
side of the brain
Creative Art Therapy
the lesson, therapeutic process is integrated through our
Creative Art Therapy program. Therapy is practiced through mindfulness
for stress release, relaxation and recharge.
course is for both Chinese and non-chinese speaking participants. Our
teacher is competent and fluent in both English and Chinese language.
Students will benefit from full understanding during the class and they
can ask questions in their either English or Chinese language.
By Professional Artist
Lee Thiam Seng (Paul)
is the an artist, art therapist and founder of
UniqArts and Technologies in 1995. Mr. Lee holds a Masters of Art in
Art Therapy and a Business Management Degree from Royal Melbourne
Institute of Technologies. Mr. Lee studied his Chinese Brush Painting
at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts under renowned Chinese Ink Master Nai
Swee Leng and Ang Chin
Currently, Mr. Lee practice and teach Chinese Brush Painting and
subjects cover flowers, birds, plants, insects, animals, marine life,
scenery and the like. He also teach Chinese Calligraphy. He is the
creator of ChinesExplorer program where integration of Chinese animated
language history, calligraphy and ink painting into a fun and enriching
learning journey for the students. He is the trainer for culture art
retreat program - Chinese Brush Painting as Heritage Art
sessions, 1.5 hours per session)
Please bring your own art materials (Chinese brushes, ink stick, ink stone, rice papers, stone seals, etc. ) or purchase them at our studio (subject to stock
availability, $80/= for a basic Chinese Brush Painting Starter kit with a carrying bag).