The Birds of South Africa

This practical art course at the University of Cape Town will enable participants to apply the techniques of Chinese brush painting to describe the shapes of several well-known South African birds, using oriental methods and equipment.

Session titles

  1. Introduction and study of basic shapes of some birds
  2. Painting a specific bird: a sunbird on an agapanthus
  3. Painting a sugarbird perched on a protea
  4. Painting a hoopoe on a branch of bauhinia
  5. Trying to capture the blue crane in a picture

20th – 24th January 2014 9.30am – 12.30pm