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Darlene Kaplan
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Original Oriental Brush Paintings in Lingnan style.
Original Oriental Brush Paintings in Lingnan style.

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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 stude...

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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. www.darlenekaplan.com 
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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 subjects. www.darlenekaplan .com

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Awarded one of the Best Painting & Drawing Teachers in Washington, DC area
This just made my weekend!!! I just received notice that a company "Expertise" has chosen 9 local artist in the category of Best Painting & Drawing Teachers in Washington, DC area. I am honored to say that I was choosen #4 out of the 9. They looked at 1...

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new website
Just updated my website. Let me know if you like it.  www.darlenekaplan.com

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Oriental Brush Painting classes
Want to try something new this Spring?? In addition to the Thursday night and Friday classes; I am starting a new class in oriental brush painting on Wednesdays from 11 am till 1pm starting April 26th at 4609 Franconia Rd, Alexandria, VA. I have about 3 ope...

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Wednesday Day Class Added for Wednesdays
NEW Day CLASS in oriental brush painting added for Wednesdays 11 AM - 1 PM.  My oriental brush painting class on Friday's from 1-3 pm are overflowing, which is good news. I am so happy that more and more people want to learn this art style. Therefore, I am ...

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Oriental Brush Painting Class
Last Saturday was the class at Green Spring Gardens Park in Alexandria, VA of my oriental brush painting class that I taught with the assistance of Cynthia Bates who is one of my students. The class was very well attended at around 25 students. Here is a ph...

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Teaching Japanese Koi
I will be teaching an oriental brush painting class at 10:00 am this Saturday at Green Spring Gardens Park in Alexandria, VA. Have a request to teach Japanese Koi. What better subject could I paint during the Cherry Blossom Festival in DC??? www.darleneka...

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How Soft Brush Studio was named
People often ask me how and why I named my oriental brush painting studio.  Well, here goes!! From my martial arts study I was advised by my first martial arts instructor to change my medium from oils to the Chinese style of art.  Being the loyal student I ...
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