Korean Brush Painting

Course Overview

Korean Brush Painting is designed to introduce students to the art of drawing still life using traditional Korean brushes and traditional Korean handmade paper (hanji).

You will learn framing technique, brush strokes, mixing colours, as well as experimenting with mediums such as fixative, gesso, sumi ink, watercolour, pastels and more. In addition, students can further develop their drawing skill using charcoal, pencil, pen and different brushes.

This course is suitable for all levels. Each student can work on their own unique projects, with direct assistance and expert instruction from the tutor.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across Northern and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Epping, Mt Druitt, Richmond, and Ryde. Enrol now!

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What you will learn

Course outline

In this course, you will learn:

  • Painting using traditional Korean brushes on hanji (traditional Korean handmade paper)
  • Painting techniques using mixed media – including sumi ink, fixative, watercolour and pastels
  • Brush stroke painting techniques relating to still life painting
  • Framing technique
  • How to mix colours
  • How to use charcoal, pencil, pen and different brushes

Course outcome

By the end of the course you will be confident to paint a still life of your own choice using various mediums.

What you need to know

Entry requirements

This course assumes no prior knowledge of painting but is also suitable for those with some painting experience.

What you need to provide

  • Paint brushes
  • Watercolour paint
  • 2B and 4B pencils
  • A3 Sketch book
  • Eraser
  • Lunch, refreshments, cool drink

Other information

  • Tea and coffee supplied.

Class details

Start Date01 August 2024
End Date19 September 2024
Time10:30am - 1:30pm
TutorYoung hwa Jin


Delivery Mode

To meet the needs of our students Macquarie Community College balances delivery and engagement across permanent, regular and temporary delivery sites and offer face-to-face, remote zoom classes and self-paced learning options.

Ways to Study

  • On campus

Our college campus locations are:

    • Blacktown
    • Chatswood
    • Carlingford
    • Epping
    • Ryde
    • Mt Druitt
  • Virtual classroom
  • Complete workplace training
  • Combine ways to study


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How to Enrol

Step 1 - Choose Your Course

  • Select the non-accredited short course you are interested in.
  • Find a day and time that suits your schedule.

Note: Enrolment is open to anyone 18 years or older.

Step 2 - Enrol and Verify

  • Click ‘Enrol Now’ after selecting your course and schedule.
  • Enter your details on the enrolment page.
  • Verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address.
  • Complete the secure checkout and payment process.

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Step 3 - Receive Your Enrolment Details

  • You will receive an immediate enrolment confirmation email upon successful enrolment. Check and read the attached Terms and Conditions.
  • The payer of the enrolment will receive a tax invoice immediately after processing.
  • You will receive a course reminder email a day before your class begins.
  • For Online Zoom classes, a Zoom link and password will be emailed the day before class. Use the same link and password for subsequent sessions if applicable.