Online 4-Week Peony Brush Line Mastery Only Class (February 2021) - The Peony Girl
The Peony Girl line drawing demonstration
Online 4-Week Peony Brush Line Mastery Only Class (February 2021) - The Peony Girl
Online 4-Week Peony Brush Line Mastery Only Class (February 2021) - The Peony Girl
Online 4-Week Peony Brush Line Mastery Only Class (February 2021) - The Peony Girl

Online 4-Week Peony Brush Line Mastery Only Class (February 2021)

Regular price £100.00

Learn how to create fine, elegant brush strokes of Chinese gongbi painting. 


Session 1: Saturday 06 February, 19:00 - 21:00
Session 2: Saturday 13 February, 19:00 - 21:00
Session 3: Saturday 20 February, 19:00 - 21:00
Session 4: Saturday 27 February, 19:00 - 21:00

All the times listed are GMT, which makes convenient for participants from both Europe and the Americas to join. 

You are welcome to join the class to learn to how to paint or just watch Siyuan and the others to paint which is a therapeutic experience.


  • Painters: £100/person for the whole course exclude material*
  • Viewers: £80 for the whole course

*If painting materials need to be purchased, links will be shared after the workshop is booked.


Gongbi is a realistic style of classic Chinese painting, characterised by fine, precise, and well-balanced brush technique and bright, vivid colours with rich hues. The name "gongbi" means “tidy or meticulous brush strokes”. It’s traditionally created in ink and pigments on rice paper or silk.

You can visit here, here, or here for some examples. 

In the past, we held Gongbi Painting Online Taster Workshop for people who wanted to have their first experience in this style of painting. This time, you have an opportunity to go deeper and learn the foundation of this style of art - brush line drawing. In gongbi, brush strokes decide about the quality of the artwork - lines can vary from very thin to very thick, creating a dynamic or static painting. Mastering beautiful lines is a prerequisite to creating a compelling piece of art. 

The workshop will consist of four 2-hour sessions, one session a week. Over the course of 4 weeks, you will get the foundation necessary for creating beautiful outlines required in gongbi painting.

Gongbi painting requires focus, care, and attention to detail, which can serve as an escape from the stresses of life. That is why taking the class not only can help you learn brush lines of gongbi painting, but it can also provide an opportunity for a meditative and calming experience. 

If you're not ready to join us as a painter, we encourage you to sign up as a viewer - you can enjoy the beautiful creations coming to life on your screen, while you relax and deepen your knowledge about art and Chinese culture. Previously, we had feedback from people telling us that witnessing the process of creating a gongbi painting was a relaxing and therapeutic experience... Why not join us for a session as a viewer to give it a try?

If you're looking to hone your colouring skills as well, Peony Girl offers a brush line mastery and colouring class. Click here to sign up.


  • Three Brushes: a fine brush for line drawing, two medium brushes for colouring.
  • Rice Paper: The type we will use is alum treated for Gongi paintings.
  • Oriental Ink: At this workshop, we will use ready-made oriental ink.

You will also need a porcelain plate for mixing colours, bowl of water and some kitchen towels. More details will be sent out before the workshop.

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