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Heart of the Brush

Ho Sen Dojo, Antwerp, Belgium. “Heart of the Brush.” 

We will begin by exploring the 1700 year old wisdom of East Asian calligraphy as we look at ancient Chinese masterpieces. Then we will engage the heart of the learning and creative process by faithfully copying selected ideographs in different styles.

While practicing basic aesthetics and techniques of brushwork, we will notice our own imperfections and inner criticisms that usually keep us from fully enjoying each moment. Step by step, we will find ways to increase the degree of our enjoyment and serene excitement, which can be applied in everyday life. Using a variety of paper and brushes of different sizes, we will also experiment with artistic interpretation and expressionistic improvisation.

Our materials will include black ink as well as bio-degradable watercolor paint.
No previous experience is needed.

Subscription fee:
Included are use of materials
(ink, brushes, paper),
and 2 vegetarian meals a day and concert ticket
410,00euro  + overnight stays and breakfast

arrival 10.00 - 11.00
zazen 11.30 - 12.30
meal 13.00
workshop 14.30 - 17.00
19.00: Kaz 85! Vegetarian buffet in restaurant Rosenobel with exhibition of Kaz' works (included in subscription fee)

breakfast 07.30
zazen 08.30 - 09.30
workshop 10.00 -12.30
meal 13.00
workshop 14.30 - 17.00
meal 18.00
19u30: Performance by Kaz (calligraphy) and Annelies Focqaert (organ) In St. Georges Church. Première of Ten Millenium Future, large organ work by Luc De Winter, commisioned by A World Without Armies. (Ticket included in subscription fee)

breakfast 07.30
zazen 08.30 - 09.30
workshop 10.00 - 12.00
meal 12.30
workshop 13.30 - 16.00
For information: Luc De Winter,   +32 487 644 282.

Earlier Event: October 28
Calligraphy Workshop: Heart of the Brush
Later Event: November 9
Heart of the Brush