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The Yorkshire Group of the Chinese Brush Painters' Society was re-formed in 2006 and held its first workshop on Sunday 2 April 2006.

Workshops that were planned from that date are listed below. To see further details of what happened at these workshops, please see the appropriate Newsletter (members only).

2016

Sun 10 January – Flowers in gongbi style – Anne Allan

Sat 23 January – Landscape – Nick Hornigold

Sun 14 February – AGM and Silk painting – Lisa Shackleton

Sat 5 March – Calligraphy – Vivian Ng

Sun 20 March – Back to Basics – Vanessa Cooper & Anne Allan

Sat & Sun 16 & 17 April – Calligraphy & line drawings; Four Gentlemen - Qu Lei Lei

Sat & Sun 21 & 22 May-  - Landscape; Plants - Shuhua Jin

Sat & Sun 18 & 19 June – Misty lotus; Painting with a hake – Maggie Cross

Sat & Sun 16 & 17 July – Traditional Blue Green landscape; Fish & dragon - Kaili Fu

Wednesday 10 August - Painting workshop at Hai  Shuet Yeung's Gallery, Grimsby

Sat 17 September - Roses in 3 styles - Anne Allan

Sat & Sun 1 & 2 October – Crinkly landscape & eagles; Sunflowers & peonies  - Xiao Bai Li

Sat & Sun 29 & 30 October – Vegetables & climbing plants with birds and insects  – Pauline Cherrett

Sat & Sun 19 & 20 November - Landscapes in winter; 3 Friends of winter - Marion Dearlove

Sat 3 December – Chinese 3D paper folding – Stella Yeung

 

2015

Sunday 11 January – Goldfish and cockerels - Ping Kelly

Saturday 24 January – Maggie Cross

Saturday 21 Feb – AGM – composition and papercutting with Brian Morgan

Sunday 8 March – Lotus in the gongbi (meticulous) style - Anne Allan

Saturday 28 March – Nick Hornigold

Saturday /Sunday 11/12 April – Shuhua Jin

Saturday /Sunday 23/24 May – Qu Lei Lei 

Saturday/Sunday 20/21 June – Angela Reich

Saturday /Sunday 18/19 July – Kaili Fu (new dates)

Saturday/Sunday 5/6 September – Xiao Bai Li 

Saturday /Sunday 3/4 October – Pauline Cherrett

Saturday /Sunday 7/8 November – Maggie Cross (changed dates) 

Saturday 5 December – Christmas Buffet Lunch – Chinese knotting – Stella Yeung

2014

Sunday 12 January – Buildings & Boats in the Landscape – Nick Hornigold

Saturday 25 January – Flowers/blossom and bird/s in gongbi style – Anne Allan

Saturday 22 February – Reading Chinese characters – AGM – Brian Morgan

Sunday 9 March - Figures in the gongbi style - Anne Allan

Saturday 22 March - Hares and rabbits - Nick Hornigold

Saturday 12 April - Misty landscapes - Sue Brant

Sunday 13 April - Human figures, poetry-inspired and calligraphic paintings - Gang Sui

Saturday /Sunday 10/11 May - English landscapes; eagle and horse - Xiao Bai Li

Saturday /Sunday 31May/1June - Wisteria with goldfish; calligraphy for paintings - Angela reich

Saturday 21 June – Lotus - Qu LeiLei

Saturday /Sunday 19/20 July – Roses and honeysuckle; bamboo and panda -Jane Dwight

Saturday /Sunday 23/24 August – Traditional landscape; magnolia and lychees with birds - Kaili Fu

Saturday 20 September - Orchids, morning glory and insects - Ping Kelly

Saturday /Sunday 4/5 October - Peonies, lavender and insects; landscapes in scroll format - Eric Ng

Saturday 8 November - Cranes and pine in the meticulous style - Anne Allan

Sunday 9 November - Autumn - Nick Hornigold

Saturday 13 December – Christmas Buffet Lunch - Fans - Vanessa Cooper & Anne Allan; Discussion of paintings - Jeremy Lenighan; sale of paintings - Lawrence Brown

2013

Sunday 13 January – Snowy Landscapes – Nick Hornigold

Saturday 26 January – Flower and butterfly in the gongbi style – Anne Allan

Saturday 16 February – AGM – Calligraphy – Brian Morgan

Sunday 10 March – Reading Chinese characters - Brian Morgan

Saturday 23 March (Easter is Sunday 31 March) – Yan (Morica) Wang (cancelled)

Saturday/Sunday 13/14 April –Landscape; Flower & birds -Xiao Bai Li

Saturday 11 May – Mounting paintings – Brian Morgan; Orchids – Vanessa and Anne

Sunday 12 May – Fish – Yan Wang

Saturday/Sunday 1/2 June – Flowers, small birds & frogs - Maggie Cross

Saturday 22 June- Bamboo and birds – Nick Hornigold

Saturday/Sunday 13/14 July – Misty landscapes & animals - Kaili Fu

Saturday/Sunday 24/25 August - Insects & morning Glory; Cockerels & chicks - David Dong

Saturday 21 September - Anne Allan - Cats in the gongbi style

Saturday5 October- Horses - Nick Hornigold

Sunday 6 October - Large colourful flowers- Anne Allan

Saturday/Sunday 9/10 November - Painting a variety of topics in both fan and rectangular compositions – landscape, bonsai, flowers, birds, etc -Pauline Cherrett

Saturday 7 December – Christmas buffet lunch – Papercutting – Brian Morgan

2012

Saturday 8 January 2012 - Flowers in the Lingnan Style - Nick Hornigold

Saturday 21 January 2012 - Flowers in the Gongbi Style - Anne Allan

Saturday 4 February 2012 - AGM followed by Calligraphy for Paintings - Brian Morgan

Sunday 4 March - Freestyle animals - Yan Wang

Saturday 17 March 2012 - Misty Landscapes - Sue Brant

Saturday/Sunday 14/15 April 2012 - Bamboo/pots -Pauline Cherrett

Saturday/Sunday 5/6 May 2012 - Plum blossom; Landscape - Swee Tan Caseley

Sunday 10 June 2012 - Tiger in meticulous style - Anne Allan

Saturday/Sunday 7/8 July 2012 - Freestyle orchid and chrysanthemum; Fine ladies in gongbi style - Kaili Fu

Saturday/Sunday 18/19 August - Landscapes - Eric Ng

Saturday 15 September - Dragon and phoenix - Nick Hornigold

Saturday/Sunday 6/7 October - Panda and lotus; figures in freestyle - Li Jia

Saturday/Sunday 10/11 November - Local landscapes; birds - Jane Evans

Saturday 1 December - Kitemaking - Brian Morgan

2011

Sunday 9 January 2011 - People - Bi Keqin

Saturday 22 January 2011 - Fish in the meticulous style - Anne Allan

Saturday 5 February 2011 - AGM followed by 'Back to Basics' - Brian Morgan

Saturday 5 March 2011 - Abstracts - Beth Peart

Sunday 20 March 2011 - Papercutting - Brian Morgan

Saturday/Sunday 16/17 April 2011 - Birds - Jane Dwight

Saturday/Sunday 7/8 May 2011 - Fruit; calligraphy - Yan Wang

Sunday 5 June 2011 - Dog in meticulous style - Anne Allan

Saturday 18 June 2011 - Dogs - Nick Hornigold

Saturday/Sunday 9/10 July 2011 - 3 friends in winter; sunflowers - Maggie Cross

Saturday 16 July 2011 - Wisteria - Qu LeiLei

Saturday/Sunday 20/21 August 2011 - The painting styles of the 4 monks - Marion Dearlove

Saturday 24 September 2011 -Free and easy and mounting paintings - Vanessa Cooper

Saturday/Sunday 15/16 October 2011 - Big birds; misty landscapes - Kaili Fu

Saturday/Sunday 12/13 November 2011 - Flowers and birds from life; English landscapes - Xiao Bai Li

Saturday 3 December 2011 - Christmas buffet lunch; Papercutting using blades - Brian Morgan

2010

Saturday 9 January 2010 - Easy landscapes and backing your paintings - Nick Hornigold

Saturday 16 January 2010 - Peony with butterflies in the gongbi (meticulous) style - Anne Allan

Saturday 6 February 2010 - AGM follwed by Folk art workshop - Jean Beever - or Free and Easy

Saturday/Sunday 20/21 March 2010 - English landscapes Chinese style - Xiao Bai Li

Saturday/Sunday 17/18 April 2010 - Li Hong Ping (an artistwho is coming over to England from Xian). This was cancelled and replaced by - Bamboo and pandas - Nick Hornigold (Saturday) and Chrysanthemums and roosters - David Dong (Sunday)

Saturday/Sunday 15/16 May 2010 - Tigers; butterflies and fucshia - Jane Dwight

Saturday 5 June 2010 - Magnolia and bird in the meticulous (gongbi) style - Anne Allan

Sunday 20 June 2010 - Painting poppies - Jean Beever

Saturday/Sunday 10/11 July 2010 - Cherry blossom and The Sage with pine tree; Flowers and landscape - Shuhua Jin

Saturday/Sunday 21/22 August 2010 - Flowers and birds on unsized silk in freestyle - Kaili Fu

Saturday 12 September 2010 - Painting cards and winter scenes - Jean Beever

Sunday 26 September 2010 - Painting workshop - Hai Shuet Yeung at his studio in Grimsby

Saturday/Sunday 16/17 October 2010 - Landscapes; Horses and camels - David Yi Dai

Saturday/ 13/14 November 2010 - Cats - Nick Hornigold

Sunday 14 November 2010 - Peonies - David Dong

Saturday 4 December 2010 - This had to be cancelled - snow

2009

Saturday 17 January 2009 - Splash technique - Qu Lei Lei

Sunday 22 February 2009 - AGM followed by lantern making - Brian Morgan

Saturday/Sunday 7/8 March 2009 - Landscape; Flowers - Eric Ng

Saturday 18 April 2009 - Horses - Nick Hornigold

Sunday 26 April 2009 - Improve your brushstrokes; Bamboo and orchid - Fiona Carroll and Anne Allan

Saturday/Sunday 30/31 May 2009 - Crane with pine tree; Snow landscape by Wu Tong - Shuhua Jin

Friday 19 June 2009 - Hai Shuet Yeung - visit to his gallery and restaurant in Grimsby with painting workshop

Sunday 5 July 2009 - Calligraphy workshop - Xin Jiang

Friday 7 August 2009 - Still life - Xiao Bai Li

Saturday/Sunday 22/23 August 2009 - Flowers and birds - Kaili Fu

Sunday 20 September 2009 - Painting kites & eagles - Nick Hornigold

Saturday/Sunday 3/4 October 2009 - Flowers; fish - Maggie Cross

Sunday 25 October 2009 - Improve your brushstoles - Plum blossom and roses - Nick Hornigold and Fiona Carroll

Tuesday 17 November 2009 - Winter landscape - Qu Lei Lei

Sunday 6 December workshop 2009 - Christmas buffet lunch and card-making workshop - Jean Beever

2008

Saturday 19 January 2008 - Blue and green landscape. - Qu Lei Lei

Sunday 24 February 2008 - AGM followed by Calligraphy and Paperfolding workshops led by Brian Morgan and Feng Li.

Saturday/Sunday 29/30 March 2008 - Background wash techniques and composing a picture; exotic orchids and hummingbirds in freestyle or outline style - Maggie Cross -

Saturday 12 April 2008 - Calligraphy workshop - Jiang Xin.

Sunday 18 May 2008 - Painting birds - led by members of the Committee.

Saturday/Sunday 21/22 June 2008 - Landscapes - traditional and modern - Xiao Bai Li

Monday 21 July 2008 - Lotus with Crane or Musician in the meticulous style - Wang Li & Yu Xi Ling

Saturday/Sunday 26/27July 2008 - Flowers with birds, fish and animals; landscapes. Additionally Pauline will discuss composition and will cover different formats - traditional folding fans, palace fans and screen cards - Pauline Cherrett

Saturday 2 August 2008 - Character figures and peasant/folk art - Li Wen Tao, Gao Qiu and Fan Ying

Saturday/Sunday 23/24 August 2008 - flowers, birds and insects - Kaili Fu

Saturday13 September 2008 - colourful landscapes - Zhao Yong

Saturday/Sunday 27/28 September 2008 - Flower and bird; landscape - Shuhua Jin

Saturday/Sunday 18/19 October 2008 - National AGM followed by a demonstration by Xiao Bai Li on painting portraits from life at The Crescent Hotel, Ilkley. On Sunday Xaio Bai will lead a workshop showing the participants how to paint portraits from life.

Saturday 25 October 2008 - Landscapes and bamboo - Zhao Yong

Saturday 8 November 2008 - Workshop at Lotherton Hall organised by Antonia including a guided tour of the Chinese artifacts

Saturday 13 December 2008 - social event and card-making - Jean Beever and Fiona Carroll

2007

Monday 29 January 2007 - Painting a camelia and a chaffinch in meticulous (gongbi) style - Anne Allan:

Saturday 17 February 2007 - AGM followed by making traditional Chinese Lanterns - Brian Morgan:

Saturday/Sunday 24/25 March 2007 - Flowers and birds; Landscape - Swee Tan Caseley

Sunday 22 April 2007 - Tigers - Nick Hornigold

Saturday/Sunday 12/13 May 2007 - Flowers and birds; Animals - David Yi Da

Saturday 9 June 2007 - Figures in gongbi style - Wang Li:

Monday 2 July 2007 - Faces in freestyle and in half-freestyle - Wang Li:

Saturday 21 July 2007 - Mounting workshop - Brian Morgan:

Sunday 9 September 2007 - Beginning Chinese Brush painting - Anne Allan

Saturday 29 September 2007 - Untutored workshop (Pauline Cherrett was unable to attend)

Saturday 27 October 2007 - Misty landscapes - Sue Brant

Saturday/Sunday 10/11 November 2007 - Birds, flowers, landscapes and people - Xiao Bai Li

Saturday 8 December 2007 - Using calligraphy and small designs to create cards - Fiona Carroll and Jean Beever

2006

Sunday 2 April 2006 - Plum blossom and chrysanthemums - Liu Wing Chen (Esther)

Sunday 28 May 2006 - Fish - carp and goldfish - Nick Hornigold

Friday/Saturday/Sunday 23/25 June 2006 -Landscape; Flowers, including pine, plum blossom, chrysanthemum, orchid, bamboo and morning glory - Eric Ng

Saturday 22 July 2006 - Painting a flower and bird in meticulous (gongbi) style - Anne Allan.

Sunday 10 September 2006 - Bamboo and orchid - Esther Liu

Saturday 16 September 2006 - Figures - Qu Lei Lei

Sunday 8 October 2006 - Wisteria - Margaret Lloyd

Saturday/Sunday 4/5 November 2006 - Poppies and irises; Autumn leaves and ideas for cards - Maggie Cross.

Saturday/Sunday 2/3 December 2006 -Misty landscape; Lotus - Eric Ng.