Blue Heron Chapter  - Sumi-e Society of America Inc.
Classes and Workshops

Sumi-E Japanese Ink Painting
Norfolk Botanical Gardens
Tuesdays, 11AM to 1:30PM; 5-week class
Starting October 16, 2018
Cost: $85 ($110 for not-yet-members)

Have you always admired Asian brush painting and wondered "How did they do that?" Let us show you how to make your brush dance across the page as you create a painting using traditional sumi-e tools. Instructor Norene Spencer will provide step-by-step, hands-on instruction.

Learn the fundamental techniques used in this fascinating fine art and explore some of the more contemporary techniques as well. Whether you're an aspiring artist or advanced painter interested in expanding your talents, you will find this course has something to offer. The subjects of this class will be classic natural elements.

Classes throughout the year are offered by Blue Heron Chapter or member artists at: 

  • Adult Learning Center of Virginia Beach

  • Norfolk Botanical Gardens


  • Norfolk Prime Plus Senior Center, 757-625-5857.

  • Titustown Visual Arts Center, Norfolk Department of Parks & Recreation



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