Institut Robert Faure

Ch'an and Sumi-e painting
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Sanary - VAR


Tch'an & sumi-e ink painting
by Robert Faure


Dates and place


thursday 18th to saturday 20th june 2020
Centre AZUR - Sanary sur Mer (83)


Robert Faure
has been practicing the Tch'an and Sumi-e art since 1985 under the guidance of a Chinese master. He organises courses throughout France and Europe.
His book "L'Esprit du Geste" (Spirit of the brushstroke) was published by the "Editions du Chêne" constitutes a clear and concise basis for learning tch'an and sumie painting. It offers  great personal creativity, more interior and spiritual approach related to the traditions of China and Japan. This teaching allows a just adaptation of our Western perception of Art.

In July 2006 in Savoie and june 2011 in south of France, he organized the First and second, International meeting of painting and calligraphy by inviting painters from China and from Japan.

He has been the first western painter to exhibit his work in the Beijing Rong Bao Zhai gallery in may 2013.
In june 2014 he has exhibited at the Museum of the Fine Arts Academy of Hangzhou in China.

Robert FAURE' s teaching is based both on the acquiring techniques and on a more interior and spiritual approach related to the traditions of China and Japan. This teaching allows a just adaptation of our Western perception of Art.

This training course is addressed to both beginners, attentive to entering into the 'spirit of the gesture' as to confirmed painters.

Topics of the training
For the beginners, the "gentleman" studied for year 2019-2020 will be the Prunus

For the advanced and confirmed painters, the themes recover the techniques of the Prunus (level 4 and 5), lotuses, trees and according to their technical level the landscapes.

The training will begin at 9.30am the first morning. You have to be in the room at 9.00am.
The training will finish at 5.00pm the last day.
Information about other schedules will be given the first day

If you are a beginner and in order to avoid a difficult learning due to a poor quality of material, we ask exclusively for the following material :
- 50 to 100 pieces of exercice paper*
- 50  pieces of  Xuan craft paper*
- a bottle of black ink from Takamatsu o from china ink*
- a felt*
- brushes : large, medium and small*
*Please see the boutique of our website or contact us

Place of the training
The Center Azur, vacation village, is situated in Sanary-sur-Mer in a park of 2ha,  less than 1 km from the sea.

The accommodation is proposed in single room or 2-3 people, with a reception area for camping-cars. According to the weather the center offers the accommodation in linen bungalow.
The restaurant offers a traditional cooking, simple and varied with an outside terrace.You have the choice between half board, full board or simply room and breakfast.

Rates of the training : 370 euros per person

To register, please send the registration form hereunder together with 2 cheques of 185 euros each to the order of Institut Robert FAURE

The first cheque will be endorsed one month before the training course, the second one 2 weeks before the training course.

For cancellation conditions, please consult the heading Teaching/methods.


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