Pastel Nagomi Art: The Four Noble Plants

The Four Noble ones, or 四君子, refers to the plum blossom(梅), orchid (兰), bamboo (竹) and chrysanthemum(菊). They are found recurring in Chinese art and literary, each representing an important virtue. In this two-part series, learn to appreciate each plant through illustration whilst understanding their significance throughout Chinese art history.

Throughout the course you will learn:
– Basic to intermediate Japanese pastel art skills and mixed media techniques.
– Appreciation of each plant in the context of Chinese literary and art history.

About the Instructor

Ms Sarana Khoo is advanced instructor of Japanese pastel art, and has been teaching since 2014.

Her accreditations include:
• Advanced Instructor, Japan Pastel Hope and Art Association (JPHAA)
• Premium Partner School, Flower of Crystal Art Academy, Japan
• Instructor, Pasterior-sho (Pastel Calligraphy Art)
• Pastel Art Instructor, Love Rose Art

She is also an artist, a certified Children’s Art teacher from Top-Art School of Art, and painting therapist in training.

Date: Part 1: 27 Nov 2022 (Sun)
Part 2: 4 Dec 2022 (Sun)
Venue: Awareness Hub (8pax and above registered)
Online (less than 8pax registered)
*Venue to be advised nearer to date subject to number of pax registered
Time: 10am – 6pm
(includes 1 hour free time lunch break)
Class Fee: New Students: $155 per part
AH Returning Students: $139.50 per part
Both sessions: $278 per pax
Material Fee: $45 per set (payable to the instructor)
*For those who require a new set
Requirements: Participants are encouraged to have prior Pastel Nagomi Art experience.

To Register:
• Online Registration at:
Part 1:
Part 2: 

Other Methods To Register:
• Awareness Hub (普觉坊) | 11.30am – 6.00pm
• Reception Office @ KMSPKS (光明山普觉禅寺接待处) | 9am – 4pm

• 6336 5067 |