Wednesday Day Class Added for Wednesdays

NEW Day CLASS in oriental brush painting added for Wednesdays 11 AM – 1 PM. My oriental brush painting class on Friday’s from 1-3 pm are overflowing, which is good news. I am so happy that more and more people … Read More

Oriental Brush Painting Class

Last Saturday was the class at Green Spring Gardens Park in Alexandria, VA of my oriental brush painting class that I taught with the assistance of Cynthia Bates who is one of my students. The class was very well attended … Read More

Teaching Japanese Koi

I will be teaching an oriental brush painting class at 10:00 am this Saturday at Green Spring Gardens Park in Alexandria, VA. Have a request to teach Japanese Koi. What better subject could I paint during the Cherry Blossom Festival … Read More

How Soft Brush Studio was named

People often ask me how and why I named my oriental brush painting studio.  Well, here goes!! From my martial arts study I was advised by my first martial arts instructor to change my medium from oils to the Chinese … Read More

Darlene’s Art

My oriental brush paintings are featured today on facebook by Xanadu Gallery. Here is the linkhttps://www.facebook.com/XanaduGallery  Enjoy

workshop in oriental brush painting

Oriental Brush Painting Workshop August 14-19, 2017 for all skill levels. Space is limited with room for only 3 more students if anyone is interested. At the end of the workshop you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion. Please … Read More

Oriental Art Workshop

Next week I am seriously advertising for my oriental art workshop for August 14-19, 2017. Alexandria, VA I only have space for 5 students left to fill. Great response so far. If you are interested please go to www.darlenekaplan.com click … Read More

West Meets East exhibition

Darlene Kaplan is one of the artist represented  in this exhibition of Oriental Paintings & Calligraphy by Western Artist. CCACC Art Gallery Gaithersburg, MD.

New Oriental Brush Painting session

Next 6 weeks session in oriental brush painting classes start March 2-April 7.  To register please go to www.darlenekaplan.com. Classes are taught by International/National award winning artist, Darlene Kaplan in Soft Brush Studio at 4609 Franconia Rd, Alexandria, VA 22310 … Read More

Art Exhibition SAG

Everyone Invited Springfield Art Guild Members The 2017 Franconia Government Center Show and Raffle Franconia Government Center, 6121 Franconia Road . Alexandria, VA . 22310 Art Show, Free Event & Free Parking • What: The 2017 Franconia Government Center Art … Read More

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