Date: August 26, 2019, Monday

Duration: 10:00 am -12:00 noon

Event: Learn the basics of drawing a Chinese painting; experience traditional Chinese culture.

Location: Suite 911, A.C. Embassy Hotel, No.26 Dongzhimenwai Dajie, Chaoyang District, Beijing

Chinese Painting ( Xuan paper painting) refers to paintings painted on Xuan paper or silk by ink and color,

it is the main form of Chinese art. From the perspective of art history, paintings dated before the Republic of

China are collectively referred as ancient paintings. Without determinative name in the ancient time, Chinese

painting was commonly called as Danqing, mainly refers to the paintings on silk and Xuan paper which

mounted on scroll. As opposed to Western styles of art, works painted in traditional style is called as Chinese

painting, meaning “national painting.”

Brush is a traditional Chinese writing instrument, made of

animal hair.

Chinese ink, black pigment used for writing and

painting, is made of materials including pine soot,

lacquer and herbal medicine, etc.

Xuan paper,including unprocessed, processed and half processed,

suitable for conveying the artistic expression of both calligraphy

and painting.

Ink stone is made of special and rare stoneused for grinding

ink.