Chinese Painting Workshop at Yuchengco Museum Jan 28


Shui Mo: Traditional Chinese Painting Workshop
Basic and intermediate levels
Beginning January 28
10 Saturday sessions
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

 "Shui mo"or  (water and ink)  is a  traditional Chinese painting that use a brush dipped in ink & water, and dipped in rice paper. Practicing Chinese brush painting helps one quiet the mind and expand creativity, self-expression, and discipline. In this ten-Saturday afternoon workshop, learn how to paint popular subjects in Chinese painting such as water lilies, lotuses, birds, frogs, and goldfish. 

About the Instructor
Pieh Tsai Shiu-Yuin (Arsenia Lim) is a Chinese-Filipino artist and teacher. She first learned Chinese painting under Chinese-Filipino painter Yang Keng-Tang, and continued to study painting and calligraphy while pursuing her degree in History at National Taiwan University. Upon her return to the Philippines in the mid-1960s, she taught Chinese literature, history, and painting at St. Stephen's High School. Shen then pursued a full-time career as a Chinese painting teacher by establishing workshops. In 2006, Arsenia Lim launched her Shui Mo Chinese painting classes at Yuchengco Museum.

Class Format
Each lesson includes a demonstration, hands-on exercises, weekly assignments, and handouts. This workshop run is open to beginners, although prior experience in painting is required. Slots are limited, as classes are held in small groups.

Workshop fee is P6,000, excluding materials. To reserve a slot or inquire, please call (02) 889-1234 or email info@yuchengcomuseum.org.

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