~ Ngan Siu-Mui Art School ~

~ Group Lessons in the studio ~
~ Online Private Lessons ~
⯈ Chinese Calligraphy Lessons
⯈ Chinese Watercolor Painting Lessons

General Information

Artist Ngan Siu-Mui is currently teaching both Group Lessons in her studio and Online Private Lessons for Chinese Calligraphy and Chinese Watercolor Painting for all art lovers over the world. The benefit of Online Lessons are to break the barriers of geography.

Traditional and creative Chinese brush strokes are taught in order to control movement, ink, water and colors on Chinese art paper. No previous art background is necessary; curiosity and an open mind is all that is needed.

Group Lessons in the studio

When

  • Saturday and Sundays ~ 13:30h to 16:00h

Duration, Subject and Participants

  • Subject: according to the student level and proposed by the teacher
  • Duration: each lesson two and a half hours
  • Participants: limited to 5 persons only

Preparation and follow-up of lessons

  • Art samples are sent by email to the students.
  • A video clip or samples related to the lesson are sent to the student after the lesson.
  • Advices from the teacher are sent by email for guiding the practice (homework).

Fees

  • Fees:
    Fee for each participant: Calligraphy lesson 70$ cad; Painting lesson 75$ cad
    via E-transfer or Paypal
    Fees include art material during the lesson
  • Please feel free to contact Ngan Siu-Mui ⯈ here

Online Private Lessons

When

  • Fridays and Saturdays
    10:30h to 11:30h or 14:00h to 15:00h or 15:30h to 16:30h
    According to the student's and the teacher's schedules
  • The teacher's location is Montreal,QC,CA; the time zone is UTC – 05:00

Duration and Subject

  • Duration: one hour
  • Subject: according to the student level

Preparation and follow-up of lessons

  • To prepare the lesson, art samples are sent by email to the students who have to print out, so that it can be use during the class.
  • A video clip or samples related to the lesson are sent to the student after the lesson.
  • Advices from the teacher are sent by email for guiding the practice (homework).

Fees

  • Fees:
    60$ cad each Lesson
    Fee via E-transfer or Paypal
  • Please feel free to contact Ngan Siu-Mui ⯈ here

Technical Information for Online Lessons

Brushes, Paper, Ink

  • Chinese brushes suitable for the subject studied: calligraphy or painting.
  • Chinese art paper (other kind of paper can be used temporarily as a substitute.)
  • Bottled ink
  • Absorbing paper as a blotter under the art paper and for drying brushes.

Internet connection, computer, Zoom

  • It is advised to use a computer and a webcam; tablets and phones are not recommended.
  • The Zoom platform is used for the lessons.
  • A link for a Zoom meeting is sent 10 minutes before the online lesson and the student is admitted soon after (ponctuality is greatly appreciated).
  • To join the meeting, click the link received by email from your host (Ngan Siu-Mui). You will then find yourself in a virtual Zoom waiting room and the host will then admit you to join the lesson.

Art Lessons Subjects

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