Explore Traditional Chinese Painting

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Back by popular demand - free online workshop with Dominique Hui, Library’s 2019 Artist in Residence

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Traditional Chinese painting is one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world. Learn about the xie yi method, and try it out by painting Chinese daffodils.

Materials required:

1. Medium and small brushes (White Cloud or JianHao)

2. Chinese or Japanese ink

3. 3 sheets of Xuan paper

4. Chinese painting colours - Red, Yellow and Blue

5. Plastic palette or big white plate

6. Water container fo washing brushes

7. Old newspaper or old blanket

The Basic Package with 2 brushes, 3 tubes of paint, a bottle of ink and 3 large sheets of Xuan paper is available at cost for $20 - if you are interested, please contact us by February 19, 2021 at / Instagram: inkfishworkshop.

This program will be done through Zoom, a free video conferencing software for tablets, smartphones and computers. Access instructions will be sent to those who register.

How to access the program:

In order to participate in this program, you'll need to log in to Zoom using a secure link and password. This information will be sent to the email address you've provided. If you have not received an email from the program lead by the day of the program, please contact the Library. Be sure to check your spam folder.

Please note that all participants must register for this program in advance. Do not share the program link or password among friends and family. You can, however, direct them to the registration page.

Using video:

The Library is committed to your safety in both physical and digital spaces. One way of ensuring this is by maintaining visibility. For this reason, we require all customers participating in our interactive, virtual programs to have their videos on at the start of the program until the program lead has confirmed their registration.

During this Program, you will be using a third-party platform, Zoom, for the purpose of communication. This service may collect some personally identifying information about you, such as name, username, email address, & password. This service will treat the information it collects about you pursuant to its own privacy policy, which can be found here: Zoom Privacy Policy

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