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|Enso Calligraphy & Qi Circles Sunday, February 13th, 1-2:30pm.
|February 13th, 2022.
|1pm to 2:30pm
Fee: $35 (For currently registered students)
Sign up any three or more 90 minutes workshops, get $15 or more discount
Enso Calligraphy & Qi Circles
One stroke Enso Circle (AKA Zen Circle), represents one follows one's heart to enlightenment through each present moment in life. It is a minimalist Japanese symbol that features a simple, circular shape that is not filled in, the empty space symbolizes the infinite potentiality that's not locked(see the opening) but connected from inner to outer with limitless wisdom.
Come join Lorelei and experience this simplicity moment of connection of the breath, movement and brush stroke. Lorelei is excited to share her first-ever-shared Qi Circles routine inspired by the Enso calligraphy with you!
Supplies needed if you plan to paint with me. While it might take sometime to gather all the materials. They will last for a long time, and useful for your future Chinese calligraphy classes if you plan to continue exploring this art form.
1.Calligraphy brush (small or medium size). You might purchase on amazon. I also have some high quality brushes I brought back from China if you like to purchase. It's anywhere from $15 to $25.
2. Sumi ink. You can get from amazon. Please see the link below: https://www.amazon.com/Yasutomo-KY2-Sumi-Ink-Black/dp/B000AMPD5A/ref=sr_1_9?crid=PS5GQ72YEOSC&dchild=1&keywords=sumi+ink&qid=1617911504&sprefix=sumi+ink%2Caps%2C169&sr=8-9
3.container. Any kind of container would work.
4. Regular copy paper of sketch paper
5. Something underneath the paper so the ink won't go through. Felt works the best.
What you will learn:
-A brief history of Chinese and Japanese calligraphy
-Basic brush strokes
-Brush stroke and Qigong circles
-A short meditative Qigong routine inspired from enso calligraphy
-Paint your own Enso calligraphy