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A&C5612 Ink, Brush, and Paper

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In this course, students examine the techniques and philosophies associated with east-Asian painting traditions. An introduction to Asian painting materials, techniques and imagery are important parts of the course. Both calligraphy and landscape painting will be introduced from the Asian perspective. Exercises in tai chi and Qi Gong emphasize the relationship between Asian painting techniques and cultural traditions of energetic flow of nature—“chi.”

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