Meditation through blooming flowers
Blooming Meditation is one of Zen Garden Series. It contains variousdemonstrations related to flower forms in brush techniques. There is no limit to explore the application of inspiration either from nature or from mind, both are only going for one purpose - meditation in inner world and to see the expressive life blooming and grow.
Topics & techniques covered in this series:
Editing your basic impression to garden
Clarifying color and value for meditative purpose
Wetting and loading brush techniques
Building contrast between foreground and background
Finalizing a harmonized painting with inner balance
From beginning, it will be a better idea to start from simple technique and structure. It will help you to relax and concentrating on your calm practice with meditation flow. When you feel more comfortable and confident, you may add more things to enrich your meditative loading by hand.
Just remember, let objects follow your feeling and meditation, not you follow the real things which will drive you nervous to copy it. You may try more forms inspired from your resources. Let your hand and mind guide your freedom through the meditation and experimental process, you will be surprised to see the revealed artwork from your potential talent and creativity.
Holding Master Degree in Art Education and over twenty-five years professional experiences, Wenyun Hua's art is a combination of Eastern and Western style, an expression of journey between the two cultures and common understanding. Currently she teaches Art Meditation, Chinese Brush Painting, Art in Mixed Media, Drawing and Painting, Watercolour Woodblock Printmaking courses in various professional art education and art school settings in Toronto, CANADA.
She has greatest passion to share the joy of breaking boundary, open-mind and unlimited creativities. She gained a numerous grants and awards for her art and teaching. Her artwork can be found in collections throughout North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.
StartDemonstration - Initial Start (8:38)
StartDemonstration - Wash Techniques (12:03)
StartDemonstration - Wet and Details (3:34)
StartDemonstration - Detail-oriented to Freehand Techniques (10:28)
StartDemonstration - Connecting Different Elements Together (8:16)
StartDemonstration - Sooth the Space (4:50)