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Courses in Western Painting cover major media such as poster color, water color, oil painting, pastel and colored pencil and are targeted towards beginners of 3 different age groups: 8-12, 13-17 and 18 and above. Participants will learn basic theories and concepts of painting, including color spectrum, warm and cold colors, key, perspective, tone, highlight and shadow and various painting techniques such as wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, stippling, blending, etc. Each course will comprise 8 sessions of 1.5 hours each.

Program Directors
Susanna B.Y. Tso
Susanna has started to pursue her interest in painting since 2002. She specializes in colored pencils, sketching and pastel. She is a member of Colored Pencils Society of America (CPSA) and United Kingdom Coloured Pencils Society (UKCPS). She has participated in several exhibitions held in Hong Kong and the United States and received "Friends of CPSA Award" in 2007.

Pastell in Canson Mi-tente paper

Waiting 2
Colored pencil in Bristol paper
Maggie W. S. Wan
For many years, Maggie has been actively creating her own art work mainly in water color and oil painting and has participated in several exhibitions held in Hong Kong. In 2006, Maggie established Maggie's Art Studio to teach children and adults western painting in various media.

Acrylic On Canvas
20 inches x 24 inches
David Ng

David Ng had completed Art & Design courses at The First Institute of Art & Design and had been a graphic designer for four years. In 1981, he obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from The City University of New York majoring in Marketing Management and with minor courses in Fine Arts.

He had continued his learning of water colour from Mr Kinsan Chung and, oil painting as well as figure drawing from Yeung Hing Lung after he returned to Hong Kong. He started teaching children drawing in 1989 and had been an instructor of children drawing classes at the Dynasty Club until 2006.

David is a committee member of Kinsan Chung & Artists Association, a community of over 100 water colour painters led by a famous local water colour master. He was the winner of “My Favourite Painting” Award two years in a row at the Art Exhibition at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre and Hong Kong Central Library in October 2001 and December 2002. Since 2008, he has been the committee member of Dragon One Art Association and became its Chairman in 2009.

Oil On Canvas