Saturday, July 22, 2017

Workshop by Darlene Kaplan

I am so grateful and happy to announce that my Oriental Brush Painting workshop in Soft Brush Studio, Alexandria, VA. for August 14-19th has filled. I have very dedicated students that give it 100% and it is so gratifying as an instructor.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

China Exhibition

Happy to announce that I have a painting of Shrimp in the 2017 ICCPS International Exhibition in China at the Anshan City Public Cultural Center Province, China in October 2017.  More information to follow.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Oriental Brush Painting Workshop

Good news. I only have one spot left to fill in my oriental brush painting workshop for August 14-19.  6 Full days of painting!!! At the end of the workshop will be a presentation award ceremony for all the students that complete the course.  All friends and loved ones are invited.
Location is Rose Hill of VA.  For complete info please go to

Monday, May 15, 2017

Oriental brush painting classes

There is only three more weeks left in this session of oriental brush painting classes. This is a great time of year for painting with so many flowers in bloom. 
 The next session will start June 21st if anyone wants to give this style of art a

Good new is that I opened a new class day on Wednesdays and it is almost full.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

2017 Landscape winner

Happy to say that 2 of my oriental brush paintings were juried into the 2017 Landscape Exhibition for Light Space & Time online art exhibit receiving an award for each painting. Enjoy

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Oriental brush painting workshop

Just returned home from a fabulous one day oriental brush painting workshop.  Everyone was fantastic and so eager to learn this style of art. When 30 people sign up then that is the maximum compliment they can show me.  Here is an image of some of the students, many left before I could round them up for a group photo.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Workshop tomorrow in Oriental Brush Painting

I am off to do a one day workshop tomorrow in Alexandria, VA of about 30 people. They requested Japanese Koi as one of their