Valda Hsu shows the students how to introduce a "guest", in this case a dragonfly, into the composition with a few brushstrokes.
Joe Webster copies a Chinese character below his name, showing that he is the artist of the piece.
Chinese brush art instructor, Valda Hsu, shows students the proper way to hold a brush. "Remember, you are the master of the brush, don't let the brush master you," she said.
Valda Hsu shows Madeline Kaiser, 12, how to improve a brush stroke.
Joe Webster, 12, practices different brush techniques Tuesday during a Chinese brush painting art class taught by Valda Hsu of Kansas City, background, on the second day of the Camp Blue Sky art camp at State Fair Community College. The theme for this year's camp is Asian art.