Workshops

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Colors of Autumn: Introduction to Chinese Painting & Calligraphy

A beginners workshop to explore basic techniques in Chinese brush painting and calligraphy. In this workshop, we will include the use of slideshow, videos, and live demo to engage students. Learn to paint flowers, plants, or small animals using Chinese ink or watercolors. A suggested art supplies list will be emailed to participants, participants can […]

Orinda Calligraphy & Painting Workshop series

New Dates: Orinda Library every second and fourth Monday starting March 9th, 2020 Classes started on March 9 instead of February 10. The March 23, April 13 and 27, classes have been postponed indefinitely. A workshop series to explore basic techniques in Chinese calligraphy and brush painting. This 2-hour program will enable participants to deepen […]

Spring Workshops on Chinese Painting and Calligraphy

All remaining workshops in March, at Foster City Library, Woodside Library, and Atherton Library have been postponed until further notice. This March, learn to paint seasonal flowers, fruits, and small animals. Also, learn to write and speak simple Chinese. The workshops teach basic techniques in art of the brush and promote cultural appreciation. The art […]