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2021 Workshops
Jan. 14 to 16
Watercolor
 

Palm Beach Watercolor Society
Delray Beach, FL
https://palmbeachws.com/workshops.html

  Adrienne Walker
(561) 498-3605
adriennew4199@gmail.com
Jan. 21 & 23
Watercolor
Online class
 

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

  Lian's Online Workshop Partner:
Lois Erhartic
click on the link at left for contacting her
Feb. 11 & 13
Watercolor
Online class
 

Subject for painting: Horses
click the link below for detail and registration (one space left)
https://www.loiserhartic.com/painting-with-lian-zhen

  Lian's Online Workshop Partner:
Lois Erhartic
click on the link at left for contacting her
March. 5 & 7
Watercolor
Online class
 

Subject for painting: Waterfall
click the link below for detail and registration (two space left)
https://www.loiserhartic.com/painting-with-lian-zhen

  Lian's Online Workshop Partner:
Lois Erhartic
click on the link at left for contacting her
March 15 & 16
Watercolor
March 17 & 18 Chinese painting
 

Miami Watercolor Society
Pinecrest, FL
https://miamiwatercolor.org/workshops

  Marilyn Johansen
info@miamiwatercolor.org
marilynjohansen@gmail.com
March 20 to 22
Watercolor
 

Valley Watercolor Society
Tarzana, CA
https://valleywatercolorsociety.org/tag/workshops/

  Selina Cheng
(310) 283-4105
selinachengart@aol.com
April 8 & 10
Watercolor
Online class
 

Subject for painting: TBD
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
April 13 to 15
Watercolor
 

Lake Charles, LA

  Nancy Melton
(337) 477-6784
artistnancymelton@gmail.com
April 22 to 25 Watercolor Plein Air
 

Watercolor sketching outdoor two sessions each day: one in the morning and the other afternoon at Red Rock Canyon & Spring Mountain State Park and Valley of Fire (see details below on this page)
Las Vegas, NV

  Amber Palmer
(530) 899-8401
amberpmft@sbcglobal.net
May 9 to 11
1 1/2 day watercolor and 1 1/2 day Chinese painting
    Karen Sullenger
BWSworkshops@gmail.com
May 20 & 22
Watercolor
Online class
 

Subject for painting: TBD
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
May 29 and 30
Watercolor
 

Presenton Art League
Presenton, CA
https://www.pal-art.com/workshops/

  George
(925) 462-8779
macgarbz@comcast.net
June 3 to 5
Watercolor
 

Oakmount Art Association
Santa Rosa, CA
http://www.oakmontart.com/classes-workshops.html

  Dan Fishman
dfishman@pacbell.net
June 9 to 11
Watercolor
 

AuSable Artisan Village
Grayling, MI
https://www.artisanvillage.org/classes

  Andrea Hentschel
(231) 499-2228 andrea.hentschel@gmail.com
June 14 to 17
Chinese painting & Watercolor
 

Dillman’s Creative Workshops
Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin
https://dillmans.com/dcaf/future.html

  (715) 588-3143
vacations@dillmans.com
stephanie@dillmans.com
June 22 & 24
Watercolor
Online class
 

Subject for painting:TBD
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
June 27 to 30
Watercolor
 

Riverside Art Workshops
Balmville, NY

https://www.riversideartworkshops.com/

  Marguerite Meyerson
(845) 787-4167
mkmeyerson@gmail.com
July 22 & 24
Watercolor
Online class
 

Subject for painting: TBD
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
August 5 & 7
Chinese painting
Online class
 

Subject for painting: TBD
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

August 12 to 14 Watercolor
15 Chinese painting

 

Huntsville Museum of Art
Huntsville, AL
https://hsvmuseum.org/academy/

  Laura E. Smith
(256) 535-4350 ext. 222
lsmith@hsvmuseum.org

August 27 to 29

 

Watercolor Artists of Sonoma County
Sonoma, CA
https://wascoart.org/

  Diana Liebe
dianaliebe03@yahoo.com
Sept. 9 & 11
Watercolor
Online class
 

Subject for painting: TBD
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 15 to 30 2021 China Painting Trip
 

The Art and Culture of China - A Visual and Sketching Tour 2021
Tour to Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Yangshuo, Chongqing, Dazu, Yangtze River Three Gorges Cruise, Yichang, Wuhan, Shanghai, Suzhou, Wuzhen 16 Days
click here for details

  Charlie Zhang or Michelle Liang (CYTS)
(415) 732-7100
charlie@cytstours.com
michelle@cytstours.com

Oct. 5 to 8 2-day Chinese painting and 2-day watercolor

 

Perfect Palette
Chesapeake, VA

  Denise Dalia-Cooper
(757) 482-0443
markcooper1@cox.net

Oct.16 to 18
Watercolor

 

Missoula, MT

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

Subject for painting: TBD
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. 2 to 5 2-day Watercolor 2-day Chinese painting

    Pat Dunker
(937) 562-3014
dunk@gmail.com
Nov. 11 & 13
Watercolor
Online class
 

Subject for painting: TBD
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: TBD
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

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: Art Masking Fluid by U.S. Art Supply and Shiva Liquid Masque by Richson Mediums 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.

To buy Giclee prints of Lian Zhen paintings, click Giclee Prints
To purchase Lian Zhen books and painting demo DVDs, click Book & Painting Demo DVDs


Las Vegas Plein Air
April 22 to 25, 2021

First day: Aril 22 Thursday
8:30am: Meet at front of Albertsons store, address: 11720 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89135
Drive to Red Spring at Calico Basin Rd Las Vegas, NV 89161. Sketch.
12:30pm: lunch at Bonnie Spring Ranch. address: 16395 Bonnie Springs Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89124
2pm: sketch at Bonnie’s Spring Ranch or at the Red Rock Canyon Overlook. Address: 3205 NV-159, Las Vegas, NV 89161
Dinner at Lina’s home (including in the fee)

Second day: April 23 Friday
8:00am: Meet at front of Albertsons store, address: 11720 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89135. Drive to Spring Mountain Ranch State Park and sketch in the park
12:30pm: Lunch (bring your own lunch)
2pm: sketch
6:30pm: dinner at Veggie House (popular Chinese vegetarian restaurant): address: 5115 Spring Mountain Rd #203, Las Vegas, NV 89146. Optional.

Third day: April 24 Saturday
8:10am: meet at 168 Market’s food court and have Dim Sum breakfast. address: 3459 S Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146.
Driving for about one hour 10 minutes to the Valley of Fire State Park. address: 29450 Valley of Fire Hwy, Overton, NV 8904 and sketch in the park
1:00pm: lunch provided by Lian.
2pm: sketching.

Fourth day: April 25 Sunday
9am: meet at front of Albertsons store, address: 11720 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89135
Drive Red Rock Canyon. Address: 1000 Scenic Loop Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89161.
Sketch at the Calico Hill South area
Noon: lunch inside of the park (bring your own lunch)
2pm: sketch at Pine Creek Trailhead area.


Schedule and locations may change according to the weather. Sketching materials will be sent to registered students.

For registration contact:
Amber Palmer
Tell: (530) 899-8401
Email: amberpmft@sbcglobal.net

 

Red Spring at Calico

Red Rock Canyon
     
 
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

Valley of Fire State Park
Valley of Fire State Park
   
 
Red Rock Canyon

Red Rock Canyon

Pine Creek Trailhead at Red Rock Canyon
Calico Hill South at Red Rock Canyon
   


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