Learn about the art and significance of Chinese paper cutting and how it relates to other cultures. Participants will examine samples of paper cutting by Chinese master artists, and they will learn about beginner-level projects that can be finished within a few minutes. The instructor will introduce and explain common Chinese paper cutting themes and imagery, including Chinese characters such as spring 春, peace, and the zodiac animal of the year, the rabbit. Then participants will create their own paper cutting artwork using templates. All supplies will be provided. All participants, experienced to beginners, will learn something interesting and develop the skills to pursue a new hobby.
This program meets in person at the Arboretum.
Instructor: Yvonne Wolf, owner, Chinese Intercultural, LLC
Age: 16 and older
Course number: A910