Visual Arts Centre

1.Virtual Art Team building

One of the 10 Great Virtual Activities To Do With Your Friends & Family in 2021 is to attend a virtual art team building. Visual Arts Centre will present a unique Virtual Art Jamming Team Bonding experience for your family and friends, for a boost of creativity and unity, so as to work more efficiently. In addition, Creative virtual art jamming is able to create astonishing scenes and allow an expression of feelings. Engage us to tailor a Virtual Art Jamming Team Bonding session with acrylic painting for your teammates as a fun and engaging activity to do together! Also, you get to keep your beautiful artworks to decorate your home office after the session! We’ll provide the option of art materials pack delivery right to your doorstep. Our activities include, Hosting group visual art jamming session, Pick up landscape sketching online, Relaxing Friday evening with Chinese ink painting, Painting over the weekend and accomplishing your own landscape painting and Fundamental of drawing in our zoom classes.

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2. Attend a Virtual Class/Workshop - pick up a new skill!

Virtual learning offers a many types of benefits. Most of the virtual class/workshop chooses to deliver a wide ranger of leadership programmes online because they offer choice, encourage interaction and global working, and also helping companies to reduce carbon footprint.

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3.Virtual Art Gallery

With the current situation it will be hard to physically go to the Art Gallery, however, with the technologies you can attend it Virtually. You can view art pieces from Singapore and South East Asia, with more than 8,000 works dating from the 19th and 20th centuries. Also, you can view works done by illustrious artists like Lim Cheng Hoe, Thomas Yeo and Ong Kim Seng with a virtual tour.

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4.Virtual Cooking Class

Learn a new recipe or sharpen your cooking skills. You can use this current situation to attend virtual cooking class. Not only that, there is a class for everyone, ranging from total beginners in the kitchen, families, and even advanced cooks who have more time on their hands.

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5.Netflix Watch Party

Social distancing has made many of us miss the group activities that we used to have, activity like watching movies with friends, but there is a way to do it online. Now, you can watch your favorite movies with your family and friends by using Netflix Party. This is a chrome extension where you and your family or friends can watch shows at the same time.

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6.Multiplayer games - House Party

House Party is a face to face social network where you can get online to chat with you family and friends. You can also use this platform to make new friends. The app can also alert you and your family or friends that you are “in the house” and they are able to hop in the “house’ and chat at any time.

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7.Virtual Zumba

Attend virtual Zumba classes to stay healthy and keep fit while staying at home. Team up with your friends and family for a themed workout session. You can try different music genre of Zumba, such as hip hop, classical, pop and jazz. This is an example of a Zumba workout:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DZktowZo_k

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8.Multiplayer games- AirConsole

Airconsole is an online video game platform. It has more than 160 multiplayer games. AirConsole is a cloud based video game console that is easily accessible from every home through the web browser. Your smartphones are used as gamepads. There is no additional hardware that is needed for a full video game console experience.

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9.Virtual Quiz (Kahoot)

Test your friends and family with different type of quiz such as multiple-choice questions or true-or-false questions. The quiz is set that the player with the fastest fingers first and chooses the correct, will scores major points.

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10. Virtual Art Class

What is the best online art class for learning art, is it even possible to learn art while you are at home? Well, during the circuit breaker and even beyond, Visual Arts Centre presents their signature ZOOM LIVE Art Sessions! Learn Acrylic Painting and take up this fully guided and individually tailored art course, you’ll be amazed at the results of your learning and your accomplished artworks through our detailed art guidance, art demonstration and explanation at every step.

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Acrylic Painting Zoom Lesson
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Teacher's and Student's works

Foundation In Digital Art

Embark on a captivating journey into the vibrant world of digital art! Our Foundation in Digital Art workshop invites budding creatives aged nine and above to unleash their imagination and hone their artistic skills in a dynamic, supportive environment. From mastering basic digital tools to crafting mesmerizing digital masterpieces, children will explore a spectrum of techniques guided by seasoned mentors. Through hands-on activities and interactive sessions, participants will discover the endless possibilities of digital expression while fostering creativity and critical thinking. Join us for an exhilarating adventure where young artists transform ideas into stunning visual realities, igniting a passion for digital art

Colour & Texture Exploration With Acrylic Painting & Collage

Prepare to unleash your inner artist in a kaleidoscope of color and creativity with ‘Colour Blast: Acrylic Painting & Collage Techniques’! Dive into a whirlwind adventure where vibrant hues and mesmerizing textures collide in a symphony of imagination. From mastering the art of seamless color blending to discovering the magic of mixed media collage, this journey is a playground for your artistic soul. With each brushstroke, explore new techniques that breathe life into your canvas, transforming it into a vibrant tapestry of expression. Join us and let your creativity run wild as you embark on this colorful escapade!”

World of Manga [Foundation & Styling]

A manga art workshop for children and teenagers sounds like a fantastic idea! Here’s how you might structure it:
Introduction to Manga: Begin by introducing what manga is, its history, and its influence on popular culture worldwide. Show examples of different manga styles and genres to give participants an overview.
Basic Drawing Techniques: Start with the fundamentals of drawing, such as line work, shapes, and proportions. Provide step-by-step instructions on how to draw basic manga characters, focusing on simple shapes that can be built upon.
Character Design: Move on to character design concepts, including creating unique characters, designing their personalities, and developing backstories. Encourage participants to get creative and think outside the box.
Expression and Emotion: Teach how to convey emotions and expressions through facial expressions, body language, and positioning of characters. This can be a fun and interactive exercise where participants practice drawing various emotions.
Storytelling and Paneling: Explore the basics of storytelling in manga, including paneling techniques, pacing, and layout. Show examples of different panel structures and discuss how they affect the flow of the story.
Inking and Coloring: Introduce participants to inking techniques using pens or markers. You can also cover digital inking for those interested. Then, demonstrate basic coloring techniques using markers, colored pencils, or digital software.
Feedback and Collaboration: Provide opportunities for participants to share their work and receive feedback from their peers and instructors. Encourage collaboration by having them work together on short manga projects or collaborative drawings.
Final Showcase: End the workshop with a showcase of participants’ work. This could be in the form of an exhibition, digital gallery, or printed booklet. Celebrate everyone’s creativity and progress throughout the workshop.
Remember to create a supportive and encouraging environment where participants feel free to express themselves and explore their creativity. And don’t forget to have fun! Manga is all about imagination and passion, so let that spirit shine through in your workshop.

Academy Drawing Traditions

The academy drawing and sketching tradition, rooted in centuries of artistic practice, emphasizes disciplined study of form, proportion, and technique. Originating from Renaissance workshops and formalized by institutions like the Royal Academy, it prioritizes meticulous observation and mastery of fundamental skills. Students progress from basic exercises to complex compositions, learning to depict still life and common objects with precision and expression. This tradition values both classical principles and innovation, encouraging artists to push boundaries while maintaining a deep respect for tradition. Through rigorous training and critique, artists within this tradition cultivate a strong foundation for creative exploration and artistic excellence.

Chinese Ink Painting and Calligraphy

This course on Chinese ink painting and calligraphy introduces young learners to the rich traditions of Chinese art. Through hands-on activities, students explore the basics of brush techniques, ink control, and the delicate art of Chinese script. They learn to appreciate the cultural significance of calligraphy and painting, developing skills in creating elegant strokes and expressive brushwork. The course fosters creativity, patience, and fine motor skills, while also providing insights into Chinese history and aesthetics. By the end, children gain confidence in their artistic abilities and a deeper understanding of Chinese cultural heritage.

Funk with Graffiti

Funk With Graffiti Workshop for children is an engaging and creative program aimed at introducing young artists to the vibrant world of graffiti and funk-inspired street style art. Participants learn the basics of graffiti history, techniques, and safety. Guided by professional graffiti artists, children explore the art of designing their unique tags, emphasizing creativity, expression, and individuality. The workshop includes hands-on activities, from sketching concepts to creating final designs with spray paint on provided surfaces. By the end of the session, children gain confidence in their artistic abilities and an appreciation for graffiti and funk as legitimate forms of street art. Each child completes two original artworks, which they proudly take home, showcasing their newfound skills and personal style.

Batik Tales

In the Batik Introduction Handkerchief Painting workshop, participants will learn the traditional art of batik, a wax-resist dyeing technique originating from Indonesia. The workshop begins with a brief history and overview of batik, highlighting its cultural significance and various techniques. Participants will then observe a demonstration of applying wax with tjanting tools and dyeing the fabric. Following the demonstration, each participant will design and create their own batik handkerchief, applying wax to create patterns and then dyeing their fabric. The workshop concludes with a group discussion, allowing participants to share their creations and reflect on their learning experience.