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Subject Talk Series on “Seniors in Style” – “Summer: Penjing”

Subject Talk Series on “Seniors in Style” – “Summer: Penjing”

Past Activities

Production of Rock Penjing (Full)
Date: 2019/9/15 (Sunday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Lam Tin Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: As the most representative Chinese penjing, rock penjing looks like Chinese landscape paintings that are familiar to us. The instructor will introduce the classification, styling and basic features of rock penjing and elaborate on the making and display of rock penjing. Participants will be guided to create their own penjing.
The Planting of Slanting Style Penjing (Full)
Date: 2019/8/17 (Saturday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Sha Tin Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: Trees come in a kaleidoscope of forms and shapes. The workshop will introduce the basic tree shapes of penjing and their features in style. Slanting style penjing will be used as an example to explain in detail the key points of cultivation and styling. Participants will be guided to create their own penjing to experience the fun of planting penjing.
Introduction to Penjing (Full)
Date: 2019/7/6 (Saturday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 noon
Venue: Tuen Mun Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: Often described as "soundless poetry" or "stereoscopic painting", penjing is an exquisite combination of art and technique. The workshop will introduce the origin, basic features, classification and materials of penjing, as well as highlights of penjing appreciation in an easily comprehensible manner. The instructor will explain fundamental knowledge of penjing, such as planting methods, trimming and pruning techniques as well as daily maintenance and care. Participants will be guided to create their own penjing.
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