Tag Archive | asian art

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, […]

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 5 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 […]

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month

The Joys of Chinese Brush Painting — During the May celebration of Asian Heritage, we invite you to experience the joys of brush painting by attending one of our hands-on art workshops. Participants learn how to appreciate Chinese painting and paint seasonal flowers and small animals. At the end of the workshop, each participant will […]

Exploring Japan’s Artistic Sensibilities

Japanese Aesthetics and Kimono Refashioned   — presented by Asian Art Museum Community Speakers Program Embark on a journey of Japanese aesthetics as expressed in the country’s extraordinary art and culture. This talk will tie in with the Asian Art Museum’s Kimono Refashioned exhibition which explores the impact of Japanese kimono on world fashion from the […]

Autumn Moon Festival Brush Painting Workshops

中秋节国画班 An Art-and-Cultural Event for All Ages Join us for a Mid-Autumn Festival celebration, artist-instructor Pauline Tsui will present  Chinese brush painting workshops at San Mateo County Libraries through out the month of September. Find out about the customs and legends of the Autumn Moon, including stories about the Moon Goddess Chang Au and the […]

Customs & Origins of Lunar New Year –

a free cultural event at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center When:    Tuesday, February 13, 2:00 — 3:00 pm Where:   Lafayette Library & Learning Center, Art and Science Room Join us for a talk and discussion on ‘The Customs & Origins of Lunar New Year’ with artist and Asian Art Museum docent Pauline Tsui. Find out […]