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 Date09 May 2024
End Date27 June 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

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Step 2

After selecting your course and class. click ‘’Enrol Now’’ and enter your details. • You will be asked to verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address. • Once you have returned to the enrolment page you will proceed through the secure checkout and payment process. • Alternatively, you can call customer service on 1300 845 888. To view our Terms and Conditions, please visit: https://www.macquarie.nsw.edu.au/terms-and-conditions/

Step 3

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