next 6 weeks oriental art session

The next 6 weeks oriental brush painting classes start on March 6, from 1-3 pm.  Hopefully we don’t get snowed out and have a make-up!!! If you want to learn the art go to to register or call 703-922-4175 … Read More

2015 Oriental Brush Painting Workshop

Soft Brush Studio is now accepting reservations for August 17-22, 2015 for the 6 Days workshop taught by master painter Darlene Kaplan of Alexandria, VA  Please go to for registration form or email for information.  

Happy New Year

Wishing everyone a Happy New Year. Ever wonder what it would be like to paint an Oriental Brush Painting?? Now is your chance to find out.  New 6 weeks session starts at Soft Brush Studio on Wed, Jan. 7th and … Read More

Article by Renee Phillips on my art

Please enjoy this article written by Renee Phillips from Manhattan Arts International, NYC, about my art.Click on the below link. Darlene Kaplan brings poetry & the energy ‘chi’ to her award-winning nature-inspired Oriental Brush Paintings ‪#‎art‬

Artsy Shark article

What a nice Christmas gift!!! I was notified this morning by Carolyn Edlund that my featured artist page was published this morning by  Here is the link Enjoy the article. Thank you Carolyn for featuring my art.

finished paintings from the workshop that I taught in August. Enjoy

Here are a few finished paintings.   for more images

New art session begins this week

Today was the first day of the next Oriental Brush Painting ,6 weeks session at my Soft Brush Studio in Alexandria VA.  So good to see my students after taking 3 months off.  Great work from them today.

Please join us Wednesday night from 5:30-7:30 PM for an art Exhibition at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA. 28th Annual Juried Artist Exhibition and I am pleased to be one of the artist accepted into this … Read More

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