Art News

Chinese Calligraphy Drop-In Workshop ~ California Historical Society on Aug 13, Saturday

Chinese calligraphic writing goes back over 5,000 years and is still in use today. Artist-instructor Pauline Tsui tells the story of how Chinese writing evolved from pictographs into various character styles. Chinese Calligraphy is not only an art form that goes hand-in-hand with painting and poetry, its practice is also a mindful approach to improving one’s focus […]

Calligraphy with Pauline ~

for Beginners, both Chinese and Non-Chinese learners Chinese writing has a history of over 5,000 years. Amazingly it is a written language that is still in use today. The Art of Calligraphy ~ the art of writing beautiful characters, is an art form that has been compared to a dance of the brush, the taichi of […]

The Sights, Sounds, and Tastes of Lunar New Year

Celebrate 2022 Year of the Tiger ~~ See families in their best new clothes, adults handing out red envelopes to children and their friends… Line up to cheer for the lion dancers, sounds of the drum and gong during the New Year Parade … Get a glimpse of the colorful lanterns against the night sky, […]

Painting with Pauline – Zoom class samplers

Pauline teaches simple techniques in Chinese painting and demonstrates ways to use a small and large Chinese paint brush to interpret clippings of nature as seen in the photos below (photos by RCStay) See a 3-Part sampler of how to paint a large monstera leaf, a floral arrangement of Birds of Paradise and a large […]

Multicultural Event: Brush Up for Paint Night!

Multicultural Event: Brush Up for Paint Night!

An interactive workshop: Learn about the culture and techniques of Asian Brush Painting, and paint a few flowers and a small animal to show off at your desk when you return to the office! This is a private event, pre-registration required. When: August 30th, starting at 7:00 pm EST. Where: Virtual.   Here is what […]

Bloom: celebrating APAHM through Chinese Brush Painting

Bloom: celebrating APAHM through Chinese Brush Painting

Massachusetts Asian+Pacific Islanders for Health Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and explore the basic techniques in Chinese painting. Learn to paint the Four Noble Flowers and discover the meaning of flowers in Chinese art . This workshop teaches simple painting techniques of Chinese painting and promotes cultural appreciation. For beginner to intermediate level learners, […]

Asian Heritage Month -Virtual Workshop

Chinese Painting & Chinese Calligraphy Celebrate Asian Heritage Month by learning Chinese brush painting and calligraphy in four easy lessons. The program is for beginners and intermediate learners. • Using ink and watercolors, learn the basic techniques of Chinese painting to render seasonal flowers, fruits, and small animals. • Learn simple Chinese phrases and write your name […]

Celebrate Lunar New Year: Year of the Ox

Slideshow & Painting Workshop ~ Art of the Brush Celebrate the Year of the Ox, Pauline will give a slide presentation on ‘The Customs of Lunar New Year & Lucky Symbols‘. Hear stories about red banners, lion dances, seasonal flowers and special foods; find out how the spring festival is celebrated in various parts of […]

Art of the Brush ~ a Virtual Brush Painting Workshop

Experience the Joys of Chinese brush painting in the comfort of your home with expertise instructions and practical hands-on lessons. Learn to paint in 4 easy lessons! Learn the basics in Chinese brush painting, explore different techniques in rendering seasonal flowers, fruits, and small animals. This program is for beginner to intermediate level learners who […]

Learn How to Paint Small Animals

Celebrate the holidays and get a DIY Art Kit <I love to Paint Animals> — created by art instructor and Asian Art Museum docent Pauline Tsui. Have fun with your family and friends during Covid’s stay-at-home protocol. Make a request for a kit and order it as a Special Present to a distanced friend. Here’s […]