Tch'an & sumi-e ink painting course
by Robert Faure
Dates and place
Thursday 19th to saturday 21st march 2020
Centre AZUR - Sanary sur Mer (83)
has been practicing the Tch'an and Sumi-e art since 1985 under the guidance of a Chinese master. He organises courses throughout France and Europe.
His book "L'Esprit du Geste" (Spirit of the brushstroke) was published by the "Editions du Chêne" constitutes a clear and concise basis for learning tch'an and sumie painting. It offers great personal creativity, more interior and spiritual approach related to the traditions of China and Japan. This teaching allows a just adaptation of our Western perception of Art.
In July 2006 in Savoie and june 2011 in south of France, he organized the First and second, International meeting of painting and calligraphy by inviting painters from China and from Japan.
He has been the first western painter to exhibit his work in the Beijing Rong Bao Zhai gallery in may 2013.
In june 2014 he has exhibited at the Museum of the Fine Arts Academy of Hangzhou in China.
Robert FAURE' s teaching is based both on the acquiring techniques and on a more interior and spiritual approach related to the traditions of China and Japan. This teaching allows a just adaptation of our Western perception of Art.
This training course is addressed to both beginners, attentive to entering into the 'spirit of the gesture' as to confirmed painters.
Topics of the training
For the beginners, the "gentleman" studied for year 2019-2020 will be the Prunus
For the advanced and confirmed painters, the themes recover the techniques of the Prunus (level 4 and 5), lotuses, trees and according to their technical level the landscapes.
The training will begin at 9.30am the first morning. You have to be in the room at 9.00am.
The training will finish at 5.00pm the last day.
Information about other schedules will be given the first day
If you are a beginner and in order to avoid a difficult learning due to a poor quality of material, we ask exclusively for the following material :
If you are a beginner and in order to avoid a difficult learning due to a poor quality of material, we ask exclusively for the following material* :
- 50 to 100 pieces of exercice paper,
- 50 pieces of Xuan craft paper,
- a bottle of black ink from Takamatsu o from china ink,
- a felt,
- brushes : large, medium and small.
*Please see the boutique of our website www.art-zen.com or contact us
Place of the training
The Center Azur, vacation village, is situated in Sanary-sur-Mer in a park of 2ha, less than 1 km from the sea.
The accommodation is proposed in single room or 2-3 people, with a reception area for camping-cars. According to the weather the center offers the accommodation in linen bungalow.
The restaurant offers a traditional cooking, simple and varied with an outside terrace.
You have the choice between half board, full board or simply room and breakfast.
Rates of the training : 370 euros per person
To register, please send the registration form hereunder together with 2 cheques of 185 euros each to the order of Institut Robert FAURE
You have to register your room in full or half board directly to the Azur Center at the following number 04 94 74 18 87 bu specifying that you are already registered at the training with the Insitute Robert Faure
For cancellation conditions, please consult the heading Teaching/methods.