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

Oriental brush painting National Cathedral workshop DC

The workshop went very well today at the National Cathedral School for oriental brush painting. I taught 16 very talented young ladies.  Fun was had by all. I survived driving into DC without any harm to myself or anyone else!!!

Pursuing Galleries & dealing with rejections

Being rejected as an artist hurts no matter how many times you get rejected. I don’t think that anyone really gets used to it but I also think that it makes us really look at our art. I know it … Read More

2016 6-Day Workshop

Oriental Brush Painting Workshop – 2016 6 Day workshop instructed by Darlene Kaplan.  Create your own masterpiece in the Lingnan style of Oriental Brush Painting.   DATES:    August 15 thru 20, 2016 TIMES:     10:00 am to 3:00 pm. WHERE:  Soft Brush … Read More

oriental brush painting class

The oriental brush painting class yesterday that I taught was full. I am so lucky to have such talented and dedicated students.

new session of oriental brush painting classes added to schedule by Darlene Kaplan

My students requested more classes over the summer before the workshop in August. So, an additional 6 weeks session has been added this summer to the oriental brush painting classes. The new session starts June 9 till July 14th. Anyone … Read More

award winning artist

This just made my day. Arrived home after a three day workshop and had this waiting. Happy camper.    

Summer session in Oriental Brush Painting classes

Oriental brush painting summer session starts APRIL 28-June 3, 2016 at Soft Brush Studio, Alexandria, VA.  Classes taught by Master painter, Darlene Kaplan. This session will include wisteria, dogwood, and whatever is blooming outside at the time. Kaplan follows nature … Read More

Kingstowne, VA art exhibition

After oriental brush painting class that I taught a few of the students wanted to go to Pho Bowl in Kingstowne, VA to have a fantastic lunch and view my art exhibition of oriental brush paintings on display.  Fun was … Read More

subject for Summer oriental brush painting classes

Thinking about subjects for the Summer oriental brush painting classes starting April 28-June 2, 2016.  Maybe a landscape??

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