Worcester Art Museum Spring Courses (On-Line):

ABP200 Beginning Asian Brush Painting I (Online Class)

Mondays, 4/26/2021 -5/24/2021, 5:30 PM-7:30 PM

This course will cover the 4 gentlemen: the bamboo(two sessions) the wild orchid, the chrysanthemums, and the plum flower.

ABP201 Beginning Asian Brush Painting II (Online Class)

Mondays, 6/7/2021 -6/28/2021, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 This course will cover the lotus flower, the pine tree, bugs, cranes, basic elements of landscape: trees, bushes, water, rocks.

ABP300 Exploring Asian Brush Painting (Online Class)

Wednesdays,  5/5/2021 -5/26/2021, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

This course is suitable for all levels: Painting amphibians, fish, frogs, toads, lizards, iguanas, etc. 

ABP301 Asian Brush Studies: Qi Baishi who excelled at paintings bugs (Online Class)

Wednesdays, 6/9/2021 - 6/30/2021, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Paint in the style of Wu Guanzhong of water canals and Waterside village traditional dwellings in the south of China. Also, we will paint from photos and videos I took during my 2019 trip to Suzhou in South China, known as the Jing-Hang Grand Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is considered the longest canal or artificial river in the world.



  • A large piece of felt

  • Big flow brush, medium flow brush, and happy dot brush

  • Sumi-e ink

  • Mulberry paper

  • Water container

  • Two palettes for mixing ink and color

  • Watercolors (preferably Marie's brand)


Type: Adult

Dates: March 17 - April 07 , 2021

Meets: 05:30 - 07:30, 4 sessions

Hours: 2.00

CEUs: 2.00

Location: Online Class

Instructor: Bayda Asbridge

Fee: $80.00

If you have any questions, feel free to call us at 508.793.4333  or email us at transactions@worcesterart.org.


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