Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Chan Lim Family of Arts Unveils over 100 years of Hand Painted Chinese Lanterns!


Amazingly, I was invited at the first set of program of SM City North Edsa for Chinese New Year Festivities wherein over 100 hand-painted Lanterns will be exhibited by the well-known Chan Lim Family of Artist & Students and they will also, held a Chinese Painting Lantern workshop for selected media bloggers & art enthusiasts.

A grand collection of Chinese Painting Lanterns filled with artistic designs, unique & delicate stroke with elegance that targets Chinese heriditary cultures & traditions.



Featuring, 1000 lantern works of 35 different Artist from Chan Lim Family of Artist & Students that showcase every year in various locations across our country. 

Recently, I've found out, that on earliest days of Chinese Culture, Lanterns are entrance-way lightning, it's highly ornamental & decorative in chinese Houses, temples & palaces, it serves as a portable light on gateways .

Also, Lighting a Lantern means "Illuminating the future & giving Birth". A way of mankind to pray for smooth futures and wishes goodhealth for families.


So, I was so delighted and excited for being part of this Chinese Celebration, wherein I met some of Chan Lim Family, who has been actively involved in Chinese Lantern Art for more than Four Decades now. 

The Family patriach, Chan Lim Family who shown expertise in Oil & Watercolor Western art in making beautiful and exquisite work of art. Meet Chan Lim Siblings Alex, Felix, Rolex & Jolex, all graduated as Engineers & successful to theif profession.

However, their blood roots dictates the art of passion in making authentic hand-painted lanterns. Also, numerous art classes, workshops, seminars & on the spot painting demo was conducted by Chan Lim Family of Artist with their specialization they even exhibit internationally. 

Meet Alex Chan Lim, one of siblings

Chan Lim Family are one of the few remaining notable Chinese brush painting artist in the country today. The 3rd Gen. Still, follows the footsteps of both family patriach & their fathers in nurturing and giving new light of prosperity in terms of making new art of chinese paintings such as: landscapes, animals, fruits & flowers. To date, the family staged fourteeth family painting exhibits.


Himself, the famous Chan Lim, The Family Patriah
Of Chan Lim Family of Artist

Finally, Chan Lim Art classes are conducted in their Family Studio in Pasig. Their Private collections can be found in private collections here & abroad.

Exquisite Photos of Chan Lim Hand-Painted Lantern Displays:






Here are my Top10 Fave Picks of Chan's Lim Chinese
Painting Lantern Exhibit:











Also, Here are some photos of the Workshop &
 Demo of MR. ALEX CHAN LIM:
Alex Chan Lim demonstrates how to paint in Rice Paper.


Mr. ALEX creates bamboo art

Alex paints another Art landscapes

the finished art work by Mr. ALEX CHAN LIM

stalk of bamboo art

FLOWER ART

MR. ALEX draws a simple grassroots with a
Flower

MR. CHAN LIM teaches fellow blogger to paint a
fish chinese artistry
While, at the Workshop, Chan Lim Family of Artist are all around the vicinity to teached us the proper stroke of brush and how to paint a distinct art work accompanied by Chinese Orchestra. I love this event. Encountering Chinese Culture and learning new knowledge in Art World. However, with brilliant color of the lantern and the fierce color of Red, it excite my neurons to take lots of pictures in this prestigious events.

Here are the Orchestra Photos:





More photos of Seraphim with Aa!!!







Love the Workshop, new tips and strokes on how to make bamboo stalks, fish ,pine trees and a flowers.
Thanks Mr. ALEX LIM for patiently teaching us
And imparting your artistic side. 

More power to Chan Lim Family of Artist & Students.
Happy Chinese New Yr. 


Don't missed the chance to see Chan Lim's Chinese Lantern Exhibit at the Block Atrium , SM City North Edsa from January 24 to February 11, 2016. 

Be amazed witn artistic designs of landscapes, Ostrich and my favorite Panda..etc. 

For more Chinese New Year Celebration. 
Here are their Schedule of Events:

ORIENTAL CULTURE MARKET
Feb. 2-15 West Mall 2nd flr

ASTROLOGICAL FORECAST WITH MARITES ALLEN
Feb. 7, 5pm THE BLOCK ATRIUM

GOLDS OF FORTUNE
Jan. 24 to Feb. 11, Annex Ground Flr

ORIENTAL CLASSIC
Jan.30, 2pm THE BLOCK ATRIUM

CHINESE ARTS IN LETTERS  CALLIGRAPY WORKSHOP
FEB.6, 2PM THE BLOCK ATRIUM

CHINESE COURT & FOLK DANCES
Feb. 8, 2pm THE BLOCK ATRIUM




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 Chan Lim Chinese Painting
Lantern Workshop! 

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