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Workshops
Schedules and Material List

2021 Workshops (remaining)
August 5 & 7
Chinese painting
Online class
 

Subject for painting: Peonies, fish and landscape
click the link below for detail and registration
https://www.loiserhartic.com/painting-with-lian-zhen

  Lian's Online Workshop Partner:
Lois Erhartic
click on the link at left for contacting her
Sept. 9 & 11
Watercolor
Online class
 

Subject for painting: Barn
click the link below for detail and registration
https://www.loiserhartic.com/painting-with-lian-zhen

  Lian's Online Workshop Partner:
Lois Erhartic
click on the link at left for contacting her

Oct.14 to 16
Watercolor

 

Missoula, MT

  Dorothy Patent
(406) 251-3820
doropatent@gmail.com
Oct 21& 23
Watercolor
Online class
 

Subject for painting: Portrait
click the link below for detail and registration
https://www.loiserhartic.com/painting-with-lian-zhen

  Lian's Online Workshop Partner:
Lois Erhartic
click on the link at left for contacting her

Oct.25 to 27
Watercolor

 

Desert Art League
Ridgecrest, CA
https://www.desertartistsleague.org/workshops

  Carolyn McDaniel
(760) 608-9454
mcdaniel_91@msn.com
Nov. 11 & 13
Watercolor
Online class
 

Subject for painting: Koi
click the link below for detail and registration
https://www.loiserhartic.com/painting-with-lian-zhen

  Lian's Online Workshop Partner:
Lois Erhartic
click on the link at left for contacting her
Dec.. 9 & 11
Watercolor
Online class
 

Subject for painting: Blue Heron
click the link below for detail and registration
https://www.loiserhartic.com/painting-with-lian-zhen

  Lian's Online Workshop Partner:
Lois Erhartic
click on the link at left for contacting her
2022 Workshops (there are online classes each month and will be posted soon)

Workshop material List:

Chinese painting material:

Shuan Paper(rice paper):
One mature (sized) and 2 raw Shuan Papers (size approximately 30 inch x50 inch).
Brushes:
Four Chinese brushes from extra small to large.
Ink:
One small bottle Chinese painting ink or Sumi ink.
Colors:
Chinese painting colors (12 tubes in one set).

Feel free to bring all Chinese/Sumi painting materials you have. I will carry the above materials for those who need them. Students can purchase the Chinese painting material kit (include all materials listed above) for $35.00 or individual items in the workshop.


Note: If the workshop is Chinese painting only, also bring the following materials:
One plywood board or gatorboard size about 16"x23", a half-sheet watercolor paper,a large palette, a pencil, a hair dryer, a medium size water sprayer, an apron, a pare of scissors and one roll of white paper towel.

If the workshop is a combination of Chinese and watercolor paintings, these materials are listed under the "Others" at the Watercolor painting materials bellow.

To order the Chinese painting materials click Chinese Painting Materials

Watercolor painting material: Available in http://www.cheapjoes.com and Spokane Art Supply, Spokane, WA
http://www.myartsupply.com


Brushes: Synthetic and / or Black Velvet brushes.
Round - number 4, 6 ,8, 10 and 12, one each, Pointed - number 2, one or two.
Flat - two1/2 inch (with wedge shape at end of handle for applying masking such as Windsor and Newton aquarelle brushes), one 1/3 inch and a 1 inch.

Colors (tubes):
Three tubes of the primary colors. One from each of the three groups of primary colors: Blue - Antwerp (Windsor and Newton, first choice), Prussian or Phthalocyanine Blue Red Shade (M.Graham &Co.); Yellow - Hansa, Azo Yellow Light (M.Graham &Co.), Windsor (Windsor and Newton), Arylide (DVP), Bumblebee or Aureoine (American Journey). Red Pyrrol, Napthal (M.Graham &Co.), Winsor (Windsor and Newton), Joe's Red American Journey). Other similar primary colors are OK.

Paper:
Half sheets (15"x22", or 16"x20") 140 lb Cold Press watercolor papers, Arches or Kilimanjaro, NO EXCEPTIONS. 5-day and 4-day workshop needs 3, 3-day workshop needs 2 plus one quarter sheet, 2-day workshop needs 2.

Palette:
One large size palette like John Pike Watercolor palette (not little ones; large white color plate is OK).

Masking Fluid:
A new bottle of light colored art-masking fluid: Shiva Liquid Masque by Richson Mediums and Pebeo Drawing Gum are recommended. You may find them at Amazon.com.


Other:
One plywood board or gatorboard size about 16"x23" for taping down the half sheet size watercolor paper, Three small dishes for making color liquids, a roll of packing tape (not blue or yellow tapes), 2 sheets of graphite papers (transfer paper, erasable), a hair dryer, a medium size water sprayer (not little ones), a brush washer (a jar contains water for cleaning brushes), an apron, 2 sheets of tracing papers size about 15"x12", a pair of scissors, a B2 or #2 pencil, eraser and one roll of white paper towel, one measuring tea spoon. If you can't blow the color liquids while painting, get a can of Compressed Gasduster from office supply store.

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