Chinese Paper Cutting

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Date(s) - 22/09/2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


The art of paper-cutting in China may date back to the second century C.E. and it is one of the oldest and the most popular folk arts in China.




Paper-cut works from the Northern Dynasties(AD386-581)


Nowadays, Chinese paper-cutting is also included in “Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity” by the united nations.


Chinese paper-cutting originated from ancient activities of worshipping ancestors and gods, and is a traditional part of Chinese culture. 


Do you want to kown more about the meaning of Chinese paper-cutting patterns? Booking now!We invited Lynette Chen to explain for you and teach you how to cut paper in traditional way.


There are two methods of manufacture: one uses scissors, the other uses knives. 

In this workshop, you will be taught how to use scissors to create art works of paper-cut, even there will be a challenge for you is doing the paper-cut without drawing it first. You will not only learn how to do paper-cutting, but also the culture of this ancient Chinese folk art.


这次课程中你将学会如何用剪刀,在不勾勒外形前,直接尝试脱手剪纸。Lynette Chen将带领你重新认识剪纸,掌握基础剪纸技能的同时并且引领你发现传统剪纸的现代运用以及中国民族传统文化的魅力。

陈赏 Lynette Chen


Paper-cutting Artist/ Musician


Lynette started to learn Chinese paper-cutting since she was 5. She learned for 8 years and keep creating her own works for more than 20 years.


She got the first prize in national art competition by her original paper-cutting art piece when she was 10.


From the traditional paper-cutting to contemporary paper-cutting, she kept using her creativity to let more people know about this art


Lynette hope more young people could cherish Chinese art and encourage more people to learn about it, using creativity to make it adapt to this new world and spread it all over the world.


Time: 2-5 pm, 22nd September, Saturday


Price: 288RMB/person

268RMB/person for 2+ come together

价格:288元/人 (含所有材料)



Bookings are closed for this event.