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Sumi-e Class

The Morton Arboretum
Event organized by The Morton Arboretum

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Learn to simplify a specimen into a few well placed strokes with the minimalist approach of brush painting. We will view examples of this minimalist art form and then try your hand at a simple brush painting using photographs of flowers as inspiration.

Instructor: Patricia Larkin Green, sumi-e artist
Notes: No art experience necessary. Limit 15
Supplies: Please bring a set of 3 basic sumi-e brushes.

Option 1: $14.95 3 traditional brushes from Blue Heron Arts (Good quality brushes-great value)
Option 2: For those who would like a complete sumi-e kit, you can purchase the Oriental Art Supply Sumi-e Kit for $46.75. This includes the brushes along with other materials needed to continue the practice on your own.