East Meets West: Chinese & Watercolor Painting
Registration extended until September 10th!
Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday, September 12, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 14, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Learn how to use Chinese brushes, ink and colors, as well as the theory of the Asian Art, and using the techniques to paint two styles of Chinese paintings (spontaneous style, half-detail-half-spontaneous style). Explore Zhen’s techniques “Color Pouring and Blending” , as well as learning basic techniques such as composition and coloring. There are 4-6 demos each day with student practices between that allow students to learn easier. There are critique sessions in which Zhen helps students by touching up their paintings. Skill Level: Open to all level students.
Lian Quan Zhen was a physician in China until 1995 when he immigrated to the U.S. He received a B.A. from University of California/Berkeley in 1992 and a M.A. in Architecture from M.I.T. in 1996. He has had many one-man shows and has works in numerous institutional and private collections. Zhen has been teaching Chinese and watercolor painting since 1994 across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and China. Watercolor 94 Spring, Splash 4, The Splendor of Light, Collectors, and Landscape in Watercolor have featured his work. His book, Chinese Painting Techniques for Exquisite Watercolors is currently in its third printing. Visit his website lianspainting.com. Click Here for Supply List.
Four – Day Workshop fee is $425 members/$450 non-members . You may opt to pay a $200 deposit, with the balance due 30 days prior to the start date of the workshop, or pay the entire fee at the time of registration . A confirmation letter and supply list will be sent upon receipt of workshop registration fee payment. Pre-registration is required. Register online, call 256-535-4350 x222 or download the registration form here Lian Quan Zhen Master Artist Workshop Registration Form 2014 (for mail in only). Space is limited to 20 students, so register online or call NOW . Registration Deadline: August 15, 2014. This workshop is filled on a first-come, first-served basis! Workshop will be held in the Museum Academy classrooms at the Huntsville Museum of Art at Big Spring International Park.
Please note: Because of our obligations to the instructor, no refund of any payment will be made for notification of withdrawal within 30 days of the start of the workshop. Prior to August 15, 2014, we will refund your registration fees less a $200 workshop cancellation fee. However, there will be no refunds given for cancellations after August 15, 2014. The Museum reserves the right to cancel classes which do not meet minimum enrollment requirements. This minimum enrollment is determined on an individual class basis. In case of cancellation by the Museum, the advance payment will be refunded to you. The Huntsville Museum of Art assumes no liability for non-refundable airline tickets or other expenses that cannot be used due to any classes or workshops being cancelled or schedule changes.