5/23

The Eclectic Chic Boutique’s Chinese Calligraphy Workshop

7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Eclectic Chic Boutique

Unleash the Poetry of Ink: Immerse Yourself in a Chinese Calligraphy Workshop with the Eclectic Chic Boutique.  Master ancient brushstrokes, craft graceful characters, and connect with the timeless beauty of Chinese writing.

Embark on a captivating journey into the world of Chinese calligraphy! This immersive workshop invites you to explore the artistry of ink on paper, where each stroke reveals a universe of meaning and expression.

What you’ll discover:

  • The art of mindfulness: Find tranquility as you learn to connect breath, movement, and intention in every brushstroke.
  • Unlocking the secrets of characters: Delve into the history and symbolism behind each elegant symbol, understanding the cultural roots of this ancient art form.
  • Mastering brushwork techniques: Gain hands-on experience with traditional tools and methods, learning to control pressure, rhythm, and flow.
  • Crafting personalized artworks: Create your own calligraphic masterpieces, from simple greetings to meaningful phrases, to take home as treasured keepsakes.

Why this workshop is for you:

  • No prior experience needed: Beginners and seasoned artists alike are welcome to embark on this creative adventure.
  • Embrace cultural enrichment: Connect with the rich heritage and philosophical foundations of Chinese calligraphy.
  • Relaxation and stress relief: Find mindful focus and artistic joy in the meditative practice of calligraphy.
  • Unique and creative outlet: Uncover a new language of expression and add a touch of elegance to your artistic repertoire.

Experience the magic of Chinese calligraphy firsthand! Reserve your spot in this limited-edition workshop and unlock the poetry within your brushstrokes. Seats fill up quickly, so register today!

Taught by Itoko, owner of The Space Waraku.

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HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN CLASS

This class is available to take either:

  • In Person at our Shop at 547 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042
  • Online Virtually on Zoom.

IN PERSON CLASS

In Person Class session takes place at our shop located at 547 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair NJ. Materials and tools will be provided during the class.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Virtual Classes take place online using Zoom. Participants will receive a link to participate live in the class and a DIY Kit in the mail.

Virtual Class participants are required to register at least a week or earlier in advance to reserve materials for shipping or local curbside pick up.

DIY Kit includes: Calligraphy Paper, Calligraphy Brush and a small bottle of ink.

Participants will need a covered work table (either newspaper or tablecloth), a small bowl or dish to pour out ink, a paperweight or stone to keep paper from moving while working.

APPROPRIATE AGES FOR PARTICIPATION

This class is appropriate for Adults, Teens, and Children to participate in. Participants must be at least 12 years old or older and can work independently. If a participant needs a caretaker or parent to assist with the project the assisting person does not need a ticket.

CLASS PARTICIPATION

This is a Live event. Participants must attend on the scheduled date and time of the class in order to partake. There is no recorded session available for replay. It is the Participant’s responsibility to contact us prior to the event if they are unable to attend for any reason. If we as the Organizers need to reschedule an event there is no rescheduling fee, and participants will be notified of any changes.

CANCELATION & RESCHEDULING

Participants are eligible for a refund if the request is submitted 7 days in advance of the class date. Participants who submit a request 6 days or less in advance are eligible for a 50% refund or an opportunity to apply credit to a future class. If participants cancel the day of the class or do not show up during the class time they are ineligible for a refund.

If the Participant booked a Virtual Class with a DIY Kit they are eligible for a reschedule only.

There is a $25 rescheduling fee to reschedule a class. You can review our Cancelation & Rescheduling policies here: https://www.theeclecticchicboutique.com/class-policies.html

INTERNATIONAL VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION

If you live outside of the United States there is an additional fee to ship DIY kits. Participants are responsible for any duty fees, customs fees, or any additional fees associated with receiving their DIY Kits. If a participant chooses to get a DIY Kit it is the participant’s responsibility to make sure their country can receive packages from the US.

CONTACT US

For questions about registering for a workshop or receiving your DIY Kit, contact us at: Kristen@TheEclecticChicBoutique.com or 862-221-0644. Ask us about booking a private session for yourself, family, or company. We are available for corporate events.

Visit us for more events, classes, and shopping at www.TheEclecticChicBoutique.com

* Please note photos are examples of the project and will vary depending on available materials and your own interpretation.