This introduction to “the four treasures” of Chinese painting—ink stone, ink sticks, brush, and paper—allows you to explore a variety of techniques. Learn the Chinese methods of flower and landscape painting, as well as compositional development.

Students are responsible for providing their own supplies. View the supply list.


Ticket Information

Before registering for classes, please review Program Information and Policies.

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

Ticketing Policies


About the Instructor

Sue Yang received her MFA from Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts in 2004, Diploma from SMFA in 2001, MA from Ohio State University in 1979, and BA from National Taiwan University in 1977. She has had more than ten solo shows in the US, Europe, and Hong Kong, such as Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston (2006); Kwang Hwa Culture Center, Hong Kong (2004); and Paradigma Gallery, Brussels, Belgium (2002). She has received numerous awards and group shows in the US, Europe, and Asia such as Danforth Museum, MA (2010); Landschaftskunst Gallery Hamburg, Germany (2003); and Museum of Manila, Philippines (2006). Yang is also a teacher at the SMFA.