FINAL “SHUI MO” CHINESE PAINTING WORKSHOP BY ARSENIA LIM

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Yuchengco Museum’s in-house Shui Mo Chinese painting instructor, Pieh Tsai Shiu-Yuin (Arsenia Lim) is retiring this year. Reserve your slot for the final batch (Batch 26) of Yuchengco Museum’s Shui Mo: Chinese Painting workshop, which the museum have been offering for the past 10 years. Slots are limited.

Traditional Chinese brush painting is one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world, showcasing the harmony between man and nature. Shui Mo (water and ink) is a freestyle technique created using a brush dipped in ink and water and onto rice paper.



Learn traditional Chinese painting techniques, calm your mind, meet new friends, and release your inner artist.

Age

This workshop is open to participants 15 years and older.

Prerequisites

Prior experience in Western or Chinese painting is recommended.

Class Format

Workshop students are given photocopies of the lesson for the week. The instructor demonstrates the lesson, describing the steps and the proper handling of tools and materials. Students then work on their own paintings, while the instructor checks on individual progress. Weekly assignments are given, to be submitted the following session.

Workshop Fee

Workshop fee is Php 6,500, which does not yet include materials. Supplies can be purchased from the instructor on the first session.

Date & Time

10 Saturday afternoons

August 6, 13, 20, 27
September 3, 10, 17, 24
October 1, 8

1:30 - 4:30 pm

Topics to Cover

Daylilies
Dutchman’s Pipe (vines)
Peaches
Peonies
Peacocks

Instructor

Pieh Tsai Shiu-Yuin (Arsenia Lim) maintains strong bonds to three places: China, where she traces her ancestral roots; Taiwan, where she received her university education and art training; and the Philippines, her birthplace and family residence.

Arsenia Lim has been teaching Chinese painting full-time since the mid-1960s, and has been conducting her Shui Mo painting classes at Yuchengco Museum since 2006.

Register now!

For more details, contact Elma Abrina, Programs Officer, at (63 2) 889-1234.

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