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Paint Happy and Cook Healthy in Wild
March 5 to 10, 2017
, Pensacoloa, Florida

A Quick Overview

This workshop is focus on learning Lian's uniqe watercolor painting techniques, healthy Chinese home cooking and Tai-Chi (a slow movement exercise).
At this workshop you will study:
1. Lian Zhen's watercolor painting techniques including the color pouring and blending, as well as "Paint Around" method.
2. Cook a vegetarian Chinese family dinner with 5 courses.
3. Tai-Chi.
You will bring home several finished paintings and Chinese recipes. As Lian is a vegetarian, most meals will be vegetarian. There will be meat options but these will be cooked separately.

Location

Lodging, food, and workshops are all located on site at the Camphouse (sleeps 15, has 3 bathrooms) on Joyce Estes’ property. It is about 30 minutes from Pensacola International Airport. You will need to provide your own transport, however if you are looking to carpool please mention it on your registration form and Sarah Ann will help coordinate. She is the organizer and her contact information is below (Campers/RVs are welcome)!

 

Pond - view from camphouse (picture at left) Deck - looking into the woods (picture at right)

 
Schedule (may change slightly)

March 5(Sunday)
4:30pm - 6:30pm: Check-in
6:30pm - 7:30pm: Reception

March 6 to 9 (Monday to Thursday)
7:30am - 8:00am: Tai-Chi
8:00am - 9:00am: Breakfast
9:00am - Noon: Watercolor painting
Noon -1:00pm: Lunch
2:00pm - 5:00pm: Watercolor painting
6:30pm - 7:30pm: Dinner
7:30pm—late: Bonfire (if weather permits)

Chinese cooking demo and dinner on Tuesday and Thursday 5pm - 8:30pm.

March 10 (Friday)
7:15am - 7:35am: Tai-Chi
7:45am - 8:45am: Chinese dumpling breakfast
9:00am-11:am: Painting critiques
11:00am-12:00am: Clean up

Please Note:
1. You will receive detail information when signing up for the workshop.
2. The Camphouse is rustic and so has limited wheelchair accessibility.
3. Pets are not permitted.
4. Neither Joyce Estes nor Lian Zhen is responsible, nor carry accident and other insurances for the participants. (liability release form must be signed)
5. Minimum number of students: 10. Maximum number of students: 16.

Fee:

1. Student: $890.00 includes lodging for 5 nights (dorm room occupancy), tuition, three meals each day from Monday to Thursday (one Chinese dinner on Thursday, and the Chinese dumpling breakfast on Friday.
2. For non-student (students' spouses, family members and friends, one per student): $395.00 includes 5 night lodging (dorm room occupancy), three meals each day from Monday to Thursday (two Chinese dinners, and the Chinese dumpling breakfast on Friday).
**Please note non-students will only be accepted if they are in an RV or sleep in the same full-sized bed (limited availability) and are aware it is dorm-style rooms
3. For Camper/RV lodging please email registration coordinator.

Deposits: Student: $100.00, non-student: $50.00. Non refundable after December 2016.
To reserve your space please send in your deposit early. Make deposit checks out to Bayside Art and Frame and mail checks to Joyce Estes P.O. Box 585, Eastpoint, Fl 32328.

Organizer:
Sarah Ann Allen: Email :sarah.ann.1687@gmail.com Phone: 850-545-8802

Note:
1. You will receive detail information when signing up for the workshop.

2 . Pets are not permitted.
3 . Neither Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Center nor Lian Zhen is responsible, nor carry accident and other insurances for the participants.

Pictures from previous Paint Happy and Cook Healthy workshops
Learning Tai-Chi in early mornings (in Lake Tahoe)
Lian is signing his books for students. The
Lian is doing demo
screen on upper left shows his demos in real time
Classroom 
Students watching demo
Chinese spontaneous style demo painting
Chinese painting demo (detail style)
Chinese painting demo (detail style)
Chinese painting demo (detail style)
Chinese painting demo (detail style)
Chinese painting demo (detail style)
Chinese painting demo (detail style)
Watercolor demo
Watercolor demo
Watercolor demo
Watercolor demo
Watercolor demo
Watercolor demo
Watercolor demo
Watercolor demo
Demo on stretching Chinese painting
Composition help
Negative painting technique demo on rocks
Explanation of fish anatomy
Lian is helping to improve students' paintings
A student painting before Lian's help
The painting after Lian's touching at the critics
Paintings by the students
Book signing
Lian Zhen is signing his book with a painting
Peacock
Fish
Rooster
Blue heron
Cat
Prepared and enjoyed Chinese dinners in the workshops
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