Missenden Abbey

Red Spring 2023

I have now secured a 2 day residential Winter School on the weekend of Saturday 24th – Sunday 25th February 2023 at Missenden Abbey (map), Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire. Further details regarding the course, along with other CBP courses are shown on the Missenden School of Creative Arts website.

Over the course of the weekend this course entitled ‘Red Spring‘ will explore plum blossom, Chinese cranes and bamboo along with other subjects which link with Chinese New Year, the central colour of which is the colour red. Working on the principles of the subjects will give us the opportunity to explore them while learning a host of brush techniques which can be applied to other subjects.

In due course we will be looking at the Summer School dates for August 2023. Details will be published as soon as they become available.

Over the Misty Mountains 2022

Paul ran a 3 day residential Summer School CBP course entitled ‘Over the Misty Mountains‘ at Missenden Abbey (map), Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire from Wednesday 17th – Friday 19th August 2022.

Stubborn Ox in the Lofty Mountains after Qu Ding - Paul Maslowski 2020
Stubborn Ox in the Lofty Mountains after Qu Ding – Paul Maslowski 2020

A Chinese Dragon is more than the sum of its parts… 2022

Paul ran a 2 day Winter residential workshop entitled ‘A Chinese Dragon is more than the sum of its parts…’ at Missenden Abbey, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire on Saturday 26th – Sunday 27th February 2022. This workshop concentrated on how a Chinese Dragon is built up in order that students could create their own…

Dragon School, Missenden 2022
Chinese Dragon School, Missenden 2022

If you wish to learn more about Chinese Dragons, see the series of blog posts Paul created, starting with Chinese Dragon origins.

Double Dragon - Paul Maslowski 2021
Double Dragon – Paul Maslowski 2021

Fish, Ponds and Trees

New for 2021, Paul taught a 3 day residential course at Missenden Abbey, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire from Monday 16th to Wednesday 18th August. The course was entitled ‘Chinese Brush Painting: Fish, Ponds and Trees’. Available CBP courses are shown on the Missenden School of Creative Arts website.

2021 Missenden Abbey Students
2021 Missenden Abbey Students

A blog post on the 2021 Summer School at Missenden is linked here.

Swimming under bamboo by Paul Maslowski 2020
Two carp swimming under bamboo by Paul Maslowski 2020
Chinese Garden (Memories of Biddulph) by Paul Maslowski 2020
Chinese Garden (Memories of NT Biddulph Grange Garden) by Paul Maslowski 2020

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