6 Weeks oriental brush painting lessons

New 6 weeks session of oriental brush painting starts Feb 28, 2018 in Rose Hill area of Northern VA.. Classes are held on Wed & Fri. for the 6 weeks duration.  You will learn the difference between the brushes and … Read More

Winter Session Oriental brush Painting

Sign up now for the Winter session in Soft Brush Studio for 6 weeks classes in oriental brush painting. Classes start Jan.3, 2018 Classes are taught by Darlene Kaplan International/National award winning artist and instructor. www.darlenekaplan.com. Also the registration is … Read More

The Perfect Gift

Wouldn’t it be nice to receive a useful gift?? Why not try oriental brush painting classes as a gift to that special person or for yourself at Soft Brush Studio!!! For information www.darlenekaplan.com

Fall Session- Oriental Brush Painting Classes

Fall session in oriental brush painting classes start first week in November, 2017. I can teach you how to hold a brush, how to apply the colors to rice paper, but nature is your real teacher.  Each session I teach … Read More

International Award – Oriental Brush Painting

So happy to be awarded the Council Special Award for one of my oriental brush paintings titled “Many Shrimp”. Here is my piece of art exhibited in the AnShan City China Exhibition 2017. Just keep in mind that it is … Read More

New Oriental Brush Painting

OK, now it is time to get back to reality and start entering art competitions and focus on the business side of art.  www.darlenekaplan.com  Follow me on facebook

Check Out New Web Site

Have a new web site.  Check it out and let me know what you think. http://www.darlenekaplan.com/gallery/

new website

Just updated my website. Let me know if you like it.  www.darlenekaplan.com

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

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