Training of Tch'an and Sumie ink painting
with Robert Faure
Dates and place
from Tuesday 25th to saturday 29th july 2017
- Maison d'accueil l'île Blanche at Locquirec (Finistère) -
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 in june 2011 in south of France, he organized the First and second International meeting of painting and calligraphy by inviting painters from China, Japan, Taïwan, Mongolie, Corea and Europe.
In may 2013, he has been the first western painter to be exhibited at the famous Rong Bao Zhai gallery.
In june 2014 he has exhibited at the Museum of the Fine Arts Academy of Hangzhou
In 2014 Robert Faure has created and opened the International Academy of tch'an and sumie painting
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 2016-2017 will be the Orchid
For the advanced and confirmed painters, the themes recover the techniques of the Orchid (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 around 4.30pm the last day.
Information about other schedules will be given the first day
Material for painting
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* :
- 100 pieces of exercice paper
- 100 pieces of Xuan artisanal paper
- a bottle of black ink from Japan or China,
- a felt,
- 2 brushes medium and small
*please see the boutique of our website www.art-zen.com or contact us
Place of the training
The house of l'île Blanche is situated in the borders of Côtes d'Armor and Finistère, in a charming area, near the sea and and in park, with space and silence. This house is situated in a castle built in 1661 by the shipowner Pierre de la Haye and stays the testimony of the local maritime activity connected to the business of the linen.
In 1903, the manor house becomes the property of Mister Norton, legal advisor of the vice king of India.
On the initiative of his wife, the house is transformed into a castle with turrets, portico of entrance, pinnacle, dancing room. The parties follow one another, but in 1924 Mr Norton puts on sale the property.
Acquired in 1926 by the Congregation of the Girls of the Holy Spirit, the house is converted little by little in a house of welcome in the direction of a human ressourcement.
The Ile Blanche jis situated in a park raised right in the Trégor "feet in the water" on the handle of Porz Morvan.
For any registration before 31st march 2017: 460 euros per person
For any registration from 1st april 2017 : 490 euros per person
Room and full board in supplement
To register, please send the registration form hereunder together with 2 cheques of 230 euros each (or 245 euros according to the dates).The first cheque will be endorsed 2 months before the training course, the second one one month before the training course.
Cancellation conditions will be sent with the confirmation form.