Huihan Liu Painting Workshop Trip in Shagri-la
(Tibetan Autonomous Region, Yunnan Province)
China – 2016, August 18-31
Shangri-La ( an elevation of 10,370 ft. ) was formerly called Zhongdian, but was renamed in 2001 after the fictional mythical Himalayan utopia from James Hilton’s 1933 novel “Lost Horizon”. It is situated in Deqen Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwestern Yunnan province, China. The town of Shangri-La, surrounded by snow cap mountain, pasture and Tibetan farmer houses, is an idea place for an artist to explore the beauty of Tibetan culture. The near Songzanlin Monastery built in 1679, is one of the largest monasteries in the region.
The trip can accommodate up to 16 students. Any student signing after the full enrollment cap is met will be put on a waiting list in case of cancellations. Spouses or significant others may also attend with participants at a different cost.
There will be 7 days of painting on location of plein air and local farmer setting, 3 days of sightseeing in Zhongdian and Lijiang, a 2 day tour in Guangzhou City (several visits included Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, local historical places, local artist studio, pearl river night tour), and 2 days of arrival and departure in Guangzhou City.
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Huihan Liu Painting Workshop Trip in Shangri-La (Tibetan Autonomous Region, Yunnan Province) China
August 18-31, 2016
Workshop Package included in fee: Huihan Liu Painting Workshop Trip in Shangri-La (Tibetan Autonomous Region, Yunnan Province) China
- All lodging while in China, including 4-star hotels in most locations, one night 3-star hotel in Luku Lake
- All transportation while in China
- All meals
- Workshop Instruction fees
- Model fees
- Sightseeing entrance fees
- 24-hour emergency care assistance
- English-speaking guide
- Chinese visa fee
- International round trip airfare from the US to Guangzhou, China
- China domestic round trip airfare from Guangzhou-Lijiang-Zhongdian-Guangzhou (note: airfare cost estimate of $350-$500, definite rates not published by airline until after Chinese New Year on February 8, 2016)
- Tipping for tour guide and models
- Excess baggage charges
Total Cost per student: The total costs per student is dependent on the RMB/USD exchange rate at enrollment due date. The maximum total costs per student are based on a RMB exchange rate of 6.3 RMB = $1.00. If the value of RMB appreciates prior to the departure date, some extra charges may apply. Similarly, if RMB depreciates significantly, some refunds will be applied.
- Double Occupancy (shared room): $2,800
- Single Occupancy (single room): $3,170
- Spouse/significant others rate: $1,600
Registration is accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is confirmed upon non-refundable deposit of $500 per person. Huihan Liu Studio will bill each student for the remaining balance of fees owed. Full payment and confirmation of enrollment numbers must be received by May 10, 2016. If workshop enrollment is full when student registration is received, you will automatically placed on the waiting list and will be notified by e-mail if space becomes available.
Required Registration Personal Information
- Full Name
- Copy of Passport
- Street Address
- Contact: phone and email
- Single or Double occupancy
- Emergency Contacts
- Special Diet / Allergies / Medications
- Photo of yourself (send by mail or e-mail)
- Signed Waiver of liability form (attached)
Workshop Deposit and Final Payment
- Please make checks or money orders payable to:
Huihan Liu Studio
200 Trinity Ave, Kensington
All bounced checks are subject to a $25.00 fee.
If you cancel more than 30 days before prior to departure, you will receive a full refund, minus the following fee schedule:
- >90 days prior to departure: $150 administrative fee
- 90-60 days prior to departure: $350 administrative fee
- 59-30 days prior to departure: $700 administrative fee
No refunds will be issued after 30 days prior to departure.
Huihan Liu Studio Painting Workshop 2017
Location: Home studio at 200 Trinity Ave, Kensington, CA 94708 it is situated in the upper Northern Berkeley Hill, the East Bay of San Francisco.
August 26th (Saturday)– 30th (Wednesday) 2017, 5 day painting workshop.
Class schedule: 9:30-4:30 PM
Intermediate-Advanced level. Class size is limited to 13 students.
Tuition; $750+$70 model fee. It will include * lecture * painting demonstration both on painting from life and studio painting * painting assignment * individual attention * critiques * turpenoid
It will not include * transportation * lodging * meals * tips for model * painting easel
Class Objective: This intensive 5 day workshop is design for painters who has already had painting experience but would like to continue improve craftsmanship as well as visual concept. The class will focus on painting from life model as well as studio painting. There will be a deep discussion regarding how to use photo reference as visual concept idea to develop a studio painting, such as design; placement of composition, focus point…students should bring their own photo reference to the class and work on the studio assignment from the reference in last two days of workshop. Instructor will be doing demonstration in the 3 days of morning, and student will be painting in the 3 days of afternoon. Instructor will be sharing his thoughts and experience both on life models and studio paintings, especially how to select raw materials for studio painting.
Class Hours: 9:30AM-4:30 PM each day.
To reserve your seat in the class, a non-refundable deposit $200 is required. The registration begins in January 15th 2017. The final balance $620 is due on June 5th, 2017. Registration is base on first come first serve. If the class is full, one will be on the waiting list.
Cancellation policy: If we can sell your spot you will be fully refunded, minus the $200 non-refundable deposit. The tuition will be fully refunded if the class is cancelled.
Methods of payment: We do not have a credit card service. Send a check payable to Huihan Liu, 200 Trinity Ave, Kensington, CA 94708
Out of state artists: Please do a research on Google for accommodation in the City of Berkeley, you are advised to purchase travel insurance as well. We are happy to provide additional information in the area upon requests by e-mail.
Weizhen Liang 3 Day Outdoor Floral Painting Workshop 2017
Location: Home Studio at 200 Trinity Ave, Kensington, CA 94708 It is situated in the upper Northern Berkeley Hill, the East Bay of San Francisco.
Date: August 17 (Thursday)-19 (Saturday), 2017
Class Hours: 9:30AM-4:30PM. One hour lunch break.
Class size: Limited to 15 students.
Class Objective: This three days painting workshop is designed for student who has oil painting experience but would like to explore floral subject matter. The class will be focusing on process of simplifying object with design arrangement, edges control and paint application, especially outdoor experience and use photos reference to paint a painting. The group critiques and individual instruction also be given in the class. There will be outdoor floral painting demonstration on the first day section. The second day students will paint outdoor. The third day will use photo reference to paint in studio. Supply list will be available.
Weizhen’s painting can be view at: www.huihanweizhenart.com
Reservation: Non-refundable deposit $100 is required to hold your spot. The registration begins on November 30, 2016. The final balance $200 is due on June 1, 2017. Registration is based on first come first serve. If the class is full, one has to be added to the waiting list.
Cancellation policy: If we can sell your spot you will be fully refunded, minus the $100 non-refundable deposit. The tuition will be fully refunded if the class is cancelled.
Methods of payment: We do not have a credit card service. Send check payable to Weizhen Liang, 200 Trinity Ave, Kensington, CA 94708
Out of state artists: Please do a research on Google for accommodation in the City of Berkeley, you are advised to purchase travel insurance as well. Wei’ll provide additional information in the area upon requests by e-mail
Huihan & Weizhen Art Studio (925)270-9825
Huihan Liu new painting show case in Trailside Galleries
Date: August 1-13th 2016
Reception Date: August 4th, 2016, 5:00 – 8:00 PM.
Saturday open studio 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM Full
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