First Day of School

Today was the first day of School for my Chinese characters study.  Struggling thru the lesson but trying really hard.  Here is my today’s effort. It is the start of a poem. www.darlenekaplan.com  

Workshop by Henry Wo and postcard by Raggedy Bird

Day 2 of Henry Wo’s Chinese brush painting workshop that I am attending. He is a Master in Lingnan style. Very successful teacher and his art is out of this world. 3 more days to go until next year. Arrived … Read More

Peacock & Wisteria accepted into 2 juried art exhibitions

So happy to announce that my newest “Peacock & Wisteria” oriental painting has been accepted into two exhibitions. 1. The Healing Power of ART Exhibition (Manhattan Arts International, Inc) July 20 – September 20, 2016 2. 2016 Sumi-e Society of … Read More

Oriental Brush Painting Workshop Lesson Plan

I am so excited about the 6 Day Oriental Brush Painting Workshop August 15-20th. I have almost finished the samples of subjects that I will be teaching. Lots of preparation for the workshop but I just dearly love to teach … Read More

Darlene’s Blog: oriental brush painting workshop, 2016

Darlene’s Blog: oriental brush painting workshop, 2016: My oriental brush painting workshop for August 15-20 is almost full. It’s funny, I have more out of state people this year than ever. …

Art Exhibition at River Farm, Alexandria, VA

Thank all of you that helped hang the National Sumi-e Society Members art exhibition today at River Farm. Such a nice venue for an art exhibition. The show is stunning with 4 large room and 2 hallways full of our … Read More

Darlene’s Blog: Oriental brush painting National Cathedral worksho…

Darlene’s Blog: Oriental brush painting National Cathedral worksho…: The workshop went very well today at the National Cathedral School for oriental brush painting. I taught 16 very talented young ladies.  Fun…

International Art Exhibition

I just mailed two of my oriental brush paintings to exhibit in this international ICCPS art exhibition in China. Life is good!!! www.darlenekaplan.com  

oriental brush painting workshop, 2016

My oriental brush painting workshop for August 15-20 is almost full. It’s funny, I have more out of state people this year than ever. I have space for only 2 more if anyone is interested. www.darlenekaplan.com    

Painting accepted at Torpedo Factory

One of my oriental brush paintings was accepted into the juried art exhibition at The Art League in the Torpedo Factory Alexandria, VA. Yeh www.darlenekaplan.com

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