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Chinese Watercolor Painting Workshop With May Shei
Saturday, October 14th from 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Learn foundational strokes of free hand style, Xieyi technique, and how to seamlessly blend Asian and Western wet-in-wet techniques to create beautiful watercolors and mixed media artworks.
About the Instructor:
May Shei was born in a HAKKA town in S. Taiwan, and grown in a very artistic family. May Shei (陳菊美) graduated from the Arts and Craft program at Tainan University of Technology (台南家專美工科) and the department of Art at Chinese Culture University (中國文化大學美術系) with a major in Commercial Design and a minor on Oil and Chinese painting. May is an art teacher and professional artist focusing on abstract, linear style, and contemporary art. She brings the richness of her country’s history into her artwork. May’s art blends the traditional techniques of Asian artists before her as well as her contemporary style. May often portrays the creatures of her childhood, now endangered and protected species, as well as ancient figures from Taiwan’s past. Her work examines the abstract and the natural, and the ways in which they collide with our modern world. May’s work blends eastern and Western styles in a contemporary fashion and has received multiple awards in a number of San Francisco Bay Area art competitions, she is an invited and featured artist in many galleries and Museum exhibits. She has held solo art shows in Taiwan, China, and the US. She gets the jury in for 2016 and 2017 Salon d’Automne Paris.
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