Chinese Brush Painters' Society Yorkshire Group

Pool

About

The Yorkshire Group members, in normal times, have monthly weekend painting workshops in Pool village hall. We have members in Nidderdale, Yorkshire and across Northern England. The workshops are led by experienced tutors from the UK and even from China. Demonstrators use screen projection, provide sample images and we follow up with detailed monthly newsletters illustrated with paintings by tutors and members.
We have stocks of chinese paper, ink, paints, brushes and other painting materials for sale to members. We welcome beginners as well as experienced Chinese Brush painters. Further information is available on the group website.

Scholar with ink stone - Chinese ink

Chinese Brush Painters' Society Yorkshire Group

Pool

Scholar with ink stone - Chinese ink

About

The Yorkshire Group members, in normal times, have monthly weekend painting workshops in Pool village hall. We have members in Nidderdale, Yorkshire and across Northern England. The workshops are led by experienced tutors from the UK and even from China. Demonstrators use screen projection, provide sample images and we follow up with detailed monthly newsletters illustrated with paintings by tutors and members.
We have stocks of chinese paper, ink, paints, brushes and other painting materials for sale to members. We welcome beginners as well as experienced Chinese Brush painters. Further information is available on the group website.

Our work

About our members’ paintings

  • Scholar with ink stone, freestyle brush painting in Chinese ink and colour on xuan paper. Chinese scholars were masters of calligraphy and painting using brush and ink. The ink is ground from an ink stick on an ink stone.
  • Pekinese, Chinese watercolour on sized xuan paper. Painted in meticulous method then the hair painted in freestyle.
  • Lotus flower, a meticulous Chinese watercolour on sized xuan paper. The lotus flower represents beauty and purity rising above the muddy waters.
  • Autumn landscape, freestyle watercolour on xuan paper. Chinese misty landscape.
  • Summer orchid, freestyle Chinese watercolour on xuan paper. Orchids are symbols of many things including grace and fragility.
  • Cranes, Chinese watercolour in meticulous style on a sized silk fan. A pair of cranes are symbols of long life and marriage.

You can see more members’ paintings in the gallery >  cbpsyorks_Members_Paintings

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