Albany Library presents Chinese Brush Painting taught by Pauline Tsui. Chinese Brush Painting is a centuries old art form that dates back to 770 BCE. Originally, the art demonstrated how the Eastern Zhou dynasty saw the natural world. Today, the art acknowledges Chinese customs and explains their significance to Chinese culture and the world.
About the Program—Attendees learn how to paint simple objects (e.g., flowers, animals, and lucky symbols) that promote cultural appreciation. The presenter shows attendees how to create images through hands-on as well as written instruction and a PowerPoint Presentation.
About Pauline Tsui— A professional artist, writer, and docent at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. She received her training at several prestigious professional and academic organizations: Renowned masters in Hong Kong, Mills College of Oakland, CA, National School of Fine Arts in Paris, and Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.
Workshop & Supplies' Cost: Zero.
Workshop Audience: Adults and Teens (10 years & up). Note: Kids 6-9 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
Note: Challenges with registering for this event? Please ask reference for assistance.
Sponsor(s): Friends of the Albany Library and the Alameda County Library.
Masks are optional for visitors and staff at all our AC Library locations in alignment with the end of State and local COVID-19 emergencies.