Chinese Brush Painting

January 21, 2017
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

This class is currently full. To have your name added to the waiting list, please call (916) 808-1182 or email

Saturday & Sunday, January 21 & 22

Try your hand at the elegant technique of Chinese brush painting while also exploring its historical context and significance. Learn about the “four gentlemen” of virtue: the bamboo, orchid, chrysanthemum, and prune. These symbols represent the essential foundation of practicing and understanding Chinese painting and calligraphy.

$145 members • $165 nonmembers
Instructor: Lillian Seto

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About the Instructor:

After earning a fine arts degree at California State University, Sacramento, Lillian Seto spent six years receiving specialized training in Chinese traditional brush painting under private masters in Taiwan and at Beijing’s Central Art Academy in China. She has taught the subject for more than 25 years, and she and her students have exhibited extensively in the region.


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No experience is required unless noted. The Museum provides student-quality supplies included in the fee unless indicated otherwise. Students are welcome to bring their personal supplies; however there is no discount for doing so. Oil paints are not allowed in studio classrooms. Registered students are not permitted to bring guests.

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