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Artistic Team Building Activities for your team during Chinese New Year 2024!
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Creative Team Bonding Activities @ Visual Arts Centre Singapore
Looking for artistic Team Building Activities for your team during Chinese New Year 2024?
Try out our Teambonding Art Jamming and Fun Art Workshops for your team!
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Customise your Chinese New Year Team bonding with the themes below!

1. Chinese Ink Painting and Calligraphy – Prosperous and Harmony Painting on Fan / Scroll

Description: Prosperous and harmony painting祥和图 is the art of creating intricate designs or paintings on handheld fans or scroll. Artists use ink brushstrokes to portray landscapes, figures and flora, showcasing fine details and oriental cultural symbolism.

Duration: 2h – 2.5h

Price: $65 nett/pax with min 20pax, additional pax at $60nett/pax for up to 40pax, and $55nett/pax for above 40pax

prosperous and harmony painting fan scroll
Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut

Prosperous and harmonious Painting symbolises the pursuit of happiness and good luck.

With the help of our professional instructor’s guidance, the finished artworks can be hung and decorated in the office to express good fortune blessings and showcase teamwork spirit among colleagues!

2. Chinese Ink Painting and Calligraphy – Couplet Writing

Description: A calligraphy couplet painting is a classical Chinese art form that merges the beauty of calligraphic writing with visual artistry. It involves 1-2 lines of poetry or prose, elegantly penned in calligraphy on separate rice papers. These couplets are often displayed in pairs on doorways or walls, expressing auspicious messages through carefully chosen words and artistic brushwork.

Duration: 2h – 2.5h

Price: $65nett/pax with min 25pax, additional pax at $65nett/pax for up to 30pax, and $60nett/pax above 30pax

Visual Arts Centre Chinesses New Years

Couplets represent blessings like good health, prosperous business, wealth and happiness; look forward to bringing the couplet home upon completion to decorate your doorway!

3. Chinese Ink Painting & Calligraphy – Fan Painting

Description: Chinese fan painting is the art of creating intricate designs or paintings on handheld fans. Artists use techniques such as ink to depict landscapes, figures, flora, and calligraphy on the fan’s surface, showcasing fine details and cultural symbolism.

Duration: 2h – 2.5h

Price: $60nett/pax with min 20pax, additional pax at $60nett/pax for up to 40pax, and $55nett/pax for above 40pax

Chinese Ink Painting & Calligraphy – Fan Painting

Common fan painting subjects like Four Gentlemen plants: plum, orchid, bamboo, and chrysanthemum represent personal values like humility, purity, righteousness, and perseverance.

These fan paintings largely represents a person’s status and virtues.

Use this opportunity to share us the virtues that you value!

4. Snuff Bottle

Description: Snuff bottle painting is a traditional Chinese art form involving intricate painting on small bottles made of materials like glass or jade. Artists use fine brushes and pigments to create detailed scenes, often depicting landscapes, flora, and animals.

Duration: 2h – 2.5h

Price: $95/pax for minimum 9pax

snuff bottle

5. Traditional Paper Cutting

Description: Chinese New Year paper cutting is a traditional folk art involving the intricate cutting of red paper to create decorative designs symbolizing luck, happiness, and prosperity. These delicate paper cuts often feature auspicious symbols, zodiac animals, and intricate patterns, and they are prominently displayed during Chinese New Year.

Duration: 2h – 2.5h

Price: $50nett/pax with min 20pax, additional pax at $50nett/pax for up to 40pax

Visual Arts Centre Chinese New Years 2024 - Traditonal Paper Cutting

6. Five Cereal Painting

Description: Chinese Five Cereal painting is an art form that uses five types of grains (rice, wheat, beans etc.) as materials to create detailed compositions. Artists sort and arrange these grains to form intricate images, patterns, or representations of various subjects on surfaces like paper or canvas, showcasing creativity and cultural significance through this unique medium.

Duration: 2h – 2.5h

Price: $65nett/pax with min 25pax, additional pax at $65nett/pax up to 30pax and $60nett/pax above 30pax

Visual Arts Centre Chinese New Years 2024 - Five Cereal Painting

We are able to conduct the Team Bonding Chinese New Year Workshops at our locations or at your preferred venue.  

Dhoby Ghaut Art Studio & Gallery
Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut
MacPherson Art Studio
Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut

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视觉艺术中心 – Visual Arts Centre (Dhoby Ghaut Studio)
Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut
视觉艺术中心 – Visual Arts Centre (Macpherson Studio)
Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut
We also have Team Bonding Art Jamming!
Always wanted to find a chill bonding session for your team? Creative Art Jamming with Visual Arts Centre is a great choice! With experiences tailored just to fit your needs, you will not only be able to experience a load of fun with your colleagues, but also bring back a beautiful piece of work to decorate either your home or office!

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.