Blue Heron Chapter  - Sumi-e Society of America Inc.

Instructors & Education

Friends of Joan Grosch, Taught by Mike Lane

Studio style meeting of multi-levels.  The group meets on Wednesday mornings to enjoy painting together without instructions. You are welcome to join in by registering at Titustown Visual Art Center, Norfolk Department of Parks & Recreation,


Joe Nicholas

Joe believes that to achieve effective artistic expression in brush painting, requires a sound foundation in brush handling.  Consequently, Joe's focus is on brush technique, including control of moisture and ink and/or color.
Classes offered at:
Prime Plus Norfolk Senior Center,  625-5857. 
Adult  Learning Center, Virginia Beach.           
Norene Spencer

Traditional style sumi-e techniques with an emphasis on the theory that less is more.  Beginner to Intermediate.  
Contact Norene for Demonstrations, workshops or classes.
Classes offered at at Norfolk Botanical Garden,
Lee Gerry Wertheimer

Traditional style.  Multi-level.
Lee frequently offers classes at:
Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News,
phone 596-8175 and
Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, phone 727-1490

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