Sumi Ink Painting
Partnership with DukeCreate & DuWell
About the Workshop
Using just simple black ink and carefully curated white space, Japanese ink painting, or sumi-e, captures the timeless beauty and complexity of the natural world. In this workshop, experience painting the “Four Gentlemen” (orchid, chrysanthemum, bamboo, and plum) of Japanese sumi-e art.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The first 30 Durham-based members of the Duke community to register will be provided with supplies for this workshop at no cost. An email will be sent prior to the workshop for on-campus pickup instructions. Waitlisted registrants are encouraged to pick up supplies (paint and canvas) at a discounted rate from ARTpost at Happymess. Call ahead to confirm cost and pre-pay at (919) 286-9763.
Black India Ink
watercolor papers (6-8 pieces of 6×9)
About the Instructor
Christine Holton was born and raised in Durham, NC. She has enjoyed traveling all over the continental US, however has kept her home here in the Bull City.
She received her BA in Art Education in 2008 from North Carolina Central University with a concentration in Painting and Drawing. The years since have been spent painting and collaging, teaching art classes and camps, managing her own business, and enjoying her love of plants and animals. She is a teaching artist in Durham and has shown work throughout the state and has work in homes across the US.
About the Location
This workshop will meet in the Rubenstein Arts Center’s Makerspace.