Creative Writing

Paper Arts

Chinese Paper Cutting or Jianzhi (611)

Dr. Chengjun Yin, Studio 2
Thursday, June 21
6-9 pm/One day
$50/Members $30

Jianzhi is the first type of paper-cutting design since Cai Lun in the Eastern Han Dynasty in China invented paper. Today paper cuttings ornament walls, windows, doors, columns, mirrors, lamps and lanterns in homes. Participants will learn the craft as well as the history of paper cutting. This is an opportunity to make hand-made gifts for your family and friends. All materials are included.
Dr. Yin is a visiting scholar at the Confucius Institute at WMU.