Visual Arts Centre

Affordable Art Fair X Visual Arts Centre Workshops

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Visual Arts Centre proudly partners the Affordable Art Fair as the Official Art Studio to provide a range of art workshops and fair activities from 18 to 20 November 2022

Suitable for all ages, participate in various fun drop-in activities such as the Rangoli Drawing & Design Activity Booth, or register for free and paid workshop sessions available at various schedules such as Urban Landscape Sketching and Illustration Workshop, Still Life Drawing and Sketching Workshop, themed Chinese Ink Painting Workshops, Journaling and Illustration Workshop, Expressive Landscape Acrylic Painting Workshop, and a specially curated life drawing programme – the Adam & Eve Life Drawing Workshop just for the Arty-licious evening on 18 Nov from 6pm-9pm

Take a moment to scroll down to find out more about the various workshop programmes held during the Affordable Art Fair and join us for these fun and engaging art activities! (Please note that these workshops are held at the AAF at the F1 Pit Building during the fair’s opening hours and that a ticket is required for admission to the AAF.)

Rangoli Drawing & Design Activity Booth   [Drop-in] [Complimentary]

[Children six and above may join this activity together with one parent]

Rangolis are usually created and placed at the entrance of homes for good luck and happiness. Suitable for kids (six and up) and adults of all ages, visit the Rangoli Drawing and Design DIY Activity Booth to explore drawing rangoli patterns and bring home your own Rangoli art card! 

[Free drop-in activity with art materials provided. Please refer to the booth schedule below.]

Rangoli Drawing & Design Activity Booth Schedule

17 Nov 3pm-10pm [Private view – by invite only] 

18 Nov 12pm-4pm 

19 Nov 11am-1:30pm, 3:30pm-7pm

20 Nov 11am-1:30pm, 3:30pm-6pm

No pre-registration is required for this activity. This activity may take 30minutes.

My Singapore Shophouse Drawing & Colouring Activty [Drop-in] [Complimentary]

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[For teenagers and adults, ages eleven and up]

Create your own Singapore Shophouse postcard through drawing your colouring. Unleash your creative and design inspirations and complete your own shophouse illustration! This drop in activitiy is family friendly. Only available during the Private view evening, register in-person at the booth ( when you arrive at the fair – The Art Studio at Creative Hub: Room E, or drop in to join this activity from 6pm-8pm. For pre-registration, the timings are 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm and 7:30pm. 

[Free drop-in activity with art materials provided. Please refer to the booth schedule below.]

My Singapore Shophouse Drawing & Colouring Activity – Schedule

17 Nov 6pm-8pm [Private view – by invite only] 

18 Nov 6pm – 9pm [Arty-Licious Evening – Drop-in only]

No pre-registration is required for this activity. This activity may take 30-45minutes.

Sand Art Painting on Card [Drop-in] [Complimentary]

[Children six and above may participate in this activity together with one parent]

Run your fingers through sand and explore the therapeutic medium of sand art in this activity. Bring home your own sand art painting on a card. This activity is only available during the Private view evening on 17 Nov from 8pm-10pm. 

[Free drop-in activity with art materials provided. Please refer to the booth schedule below.]

Sand Art Painting on Card – Schedule

17 Nov 8pm-10pm [Private view – by invite only] 

No pre-registration is required for this activity. This activity may take 30minutes.

Urban Landscape Sketching & Illustration [Pre-register/Drop-in] [$30/pax]

[For teenagers and adults, ages eleven and up]

Learn and pick up quick sketching and illustration techniques in this one hour workshop, and practise urban landscape sketching on a range of common landscape subjects such as the trees and common plants, corner of a street, stone pavement and a house. Complete a few urban sketches on your own and acquire an understanding of perspective in the observation of landscape. All materials are provided and include pencils, paper, eraser, penliner.

[This is a paid one hour workshop at $30nett/pax inclusive of art materials provided. Pre-registration is advised and there will be some seats allocated for drop-in. Please refer to the booth schedule below.]

Urban Landscape Sketching and Illustration – Schedule

18 Nov 2pm-3pm | 3pm-4pm  [two sessions] 

$30nett/pax for the one hour workshop, with your choice of schedule.

*Tickets for this workshop is available at the bottom of the page. Please take note of the terms and conditions upon booking. Participants are to arrive at the The Art Studio – Creative Hub: Room E venue 5 minutes before the workshop commencement time. For example, participants should arrive at 1:55pm to be seated for the 2pm workshop or your seat may be given up for drop-ins or those on waitlist.

Journaling & Illustration [Pre-register/Drop-in] [Complimentary]

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[For teenagers and adults, ages eleven and up]

Have some fun in this thirty five minutes workshop that introduces journaling – drawing and coloured illustration through an adventurous journey to illustrate your favourite Singaporean foods! Think about shapes, lines, colours, shades and shadows and let’s level up our journaling game! 

[Free pre-registration/drop-in art workshop with art materials provided. Please refer to the booth schedule below.]

Journaling and Illustration – Schedule

18 Nov 4:30pm-5:05pm [35 minutes]

Pre-registration is preferred for this workshop. There will be some seats allocated for drop-ins. Participants are to arrive (The Art Studio – Creative Hub: Room E) 5 minutes before the workshop commencement time. For example, participants should arrive at 4:25pm to be seated for the 4:30pm workshop or your seat may be given up for drop-ins or those on waitlist.

Still Life Drawing and Sketching Workshop [Pre-register/Drop-in] [$38/pax]

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[For teenagers and adults, ages eleven and up]

Take a fast forward approach to still life drawing and sketching in this one hour workshop. Pick up useful tips on still life observation and learn to establish form and composition in your drawing. Gain an understanding and practice on drawing and sketching techniques in this one hour workshop. By observing a still life display arrangement comprising of a vase, a fruit, and other common subjects, be guided on the approach to still life drawing and sketching and complete a work at the end of the session. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners. All materials are provided and include a range of pencils, drawing paper and eraser.

[This is a paid one hour workshop at $30nett/pax inclusive of art materials provided. Pre-registration is advised and there will be some seats allocated for drop-in. Please refer to the booth schedule below.]

Still Life Drawing & Sketching Workshop – Schedule

18 Nov 4pm-5pm | 5pm-6pm  [two sessions] 

$30nett/pax for the one hour workshop, with your choice of schedule.

*Tickets for this workshop is available at the bottom of the page. Please take note of the terms and conditions upon booking. Participants are to arrive at the The Art Studio – Creative Hub: Room E venue 5 minutes before the workshop commencement time. For example, participants should arrive at 3:55pm to be seated for the 4pm workshop or your seat may be given up for drop-ins or those on waitlist.

Arty-licious Evening Special: Adam & Eve – Life Drawing Workshop [Pre-registration required] [$38/pax]

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Once curious, twice as shy? Be bold and unbashful about life drawing and try this fun and creative Adam & Eve Life Drawing Workshop, where a male and female model take on the role of “Adam” and “Eve” dressed artfully in toga and drapes and challenging various poses throughout the session.

With a choice of your sketch materials – be it charcoal, soft pastel, pencil or pen, freely explore figure drawing and appeal to your artistic senses in this session. An art instructor will be guiding and providing ample tips during the session on composition and quick sketching techniques, hence feel free to ask for any help during the session.

This workshop is suitable for beginners and teenagers sixteen and above may join with parental approval. *There is no nudity involved in this session. Participants can look forward to a fun and rigorous session of guided quick figure sketching and walk home with completed sketches.

All art materials for the session is provided and covered within the workshop fee of $38/pax. (50% of the workshop fees will be donated to the supporting charity partner – Singapore Cancer Society.) This is a special workshop programme for the Arty-licious evening on 18 Nov and runs for two sessions at 6pm-7:20pm and 7:30pm-8:50pm. 

Arty-licious Evening Adam & Eve Life Drawing Workshop – Schedule

18 Nov 6pm-7:20pm | 7:30pm-8:50pm [two sessions] 

$38nett/pax for the one hour twenty minutes workshop, with your choice of schedule. 

*Tickets for this workshop is available at the bottom of the page. Please take note of the terms and conditions upon booking. Participants are to arrive at the The Art Studio – Creative Hub: Room E at the following times below to be seated before the workshop begins.

– First session to arrive and be seated between 5:45pm-5:55pm [6pm-7:20pm]

– Second session to arrive and be seated between 7:20pm-7:25pm [7:30pm-8:50pm]

The Four Gentlemen – Plum Blossoms, Orchids, Bamboo and Chrysanthemum Chinese Ink Painting on Fan Workshop [Pre-register/Drop-in] [$38/Pax]

[For teenagers and adults, ages eleven and up]

Explore and immerse in the art of Chinese ink painting and learn the classical subjects of The Four Gentlemen. Signifying traditional Chinese virtues and values such as like uprightness, purity, humility and perseverance – The Four Gentlemen – Plum Blossoms, Orchids, Bamboo and Chrysanthemum is an essential foundation to the practise of Chinese ink painting. By the end of the session, you’ll complete your very own mounted fan painting to bring home. All art materials are included.

[This is a paid one hour thirty minutes workshop at $38nett/pax inclusive of art materials provided. Pre-registration is advised and there will be some seats allocated for drop-in. Please refer to the booth schedule below.]

The Four Gentlement – Chinese Ink Painting on Fan Workshop – Schedule

19 Nov 11:30am-1pm [one hour thirty minutes] 

$38nett/pax for the one hour thirty minutes workshop.

*Tickets for this workshop is available at the bottom of the page. Please take note of the terms and conditions upon booking. Participants are to arrive at the The Art Studio – Creative Hub: Room E venue 5 minutes before the workshop commencement time. For example, participants should arrive at 11:25am to be seated for the 11:30am workshop or your seat may be given up for drop-ins or those on waitlist.

Plum Blossoms – An Introduction to Chinese Ink Painting [Pre-register/Drop-in] [Complimentary]

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[For teenagers and adults, ages eleven and up]

Be introduced to Chinese ink painting in this workshop and learn one of the most popular classical subject of the Plum Blossom. Representing perserverance and everlasting beauty and brilliance, the Plum blossom is one of the favourite subjects by famous Chinese ink painters throughout history. Find yourself the ability to express your own inner character through interaction with nature!

[Free pre-registration/drop-in art workshop with art materials provided. Please refer to the booth schedule below.]

Plum Blossoms – An Introduction to Chinese Ink Painting Workshop – Schedule

19 Nov 1:30pm-2:15pm | 2:15pm-3pm  [two sessions] 

Pre-registration is preferred for this workshop. There will be some seats allocated for drop-ins. Participants are to arrive at the The Art Studio – Creative Hub: Room E venue 5 minutes before the workshop commencement time. For example, participants should arrive at 1:25pm to be seated for the 1:30pm workshop or your seat may be given up for drop-ins or those on waitlist.

Goldfishes & Lotus – Chinese Ink Painting on Fan Workshop [Pre-register/Drop-in] [$38/pax]

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[For teenagers and adults, ages eleven and up]

Learn to paint Goldfishes and Lotus with Chinese ink and colour and explore various fun and creative compositions in this session. Participants are welcomed to come up with their own creative expressions of the subjects. The final piece of bird-and-flower painting will be completed on a mounted fan which may be a beautiful new painting to adorn your walls with!

[This is a paid one hour thirty minutes workshop at $38nett/pax inclusive of art materials provided. Pre-registration is advised and there will be some seats allocated for drop-in. Please refer to the booth schedule below.]

Goldfishes & Lotus – Chinese Ink Painting on Fan Workshop – Schedule

19 Nov 1:30pm-3pm [one hour thirty minutes] 

$38nett/pax for the one hour thirty minutes workshop.

*Tickets for this workshop is available at the bottom of the page. Please take note of the terms and conditions upon booking. Participants are to arrive at the The Art Studio – Creative Hub: Room E venue 5 minutes before the workshop commencement time. For example, participants should arrive at 1:25pm to be seated for the 1:30pm workshop or your seat may be given up for drop-ins or those on waitlist.

Textures and Tones in Drawing and Sketching Workshop [Pre-register/Drop-in] [$38/Pax]

[For teenagers and adults, ages eleven and up]

Learn to differentiate textures and tones in drawing and sketching and employ these techniques to depict a glass and cloth. Be amazed at how you can achieve realism efficiently and effectively with drawing and sketching and apply your newly learnt skills anywhere!

[This is a paid one hour thirty minutes workshop at $38nett/pax inclusive of art materials provided. Pre-registration is advised and there will be some seats allocated for drop-in. Please refer to the booth schedule below.]

Texture and Tones in Drawing and Sketching Workshop – Schedule

19 Nov 3:30pm-5pm [one hour thirty minutes] 

$38nett/pax for the one hour thirty minutes workshop.

*Tickets for this workshop is available at the bottom of the page. Please take note of the terms and conditions upon booking. Participants are to arrive at the The Art Studio – Creative Hub: Room E venue 5 minutes before the workshop commencement time. For example, participants should arrive at 3:25pm to be seated for the 3:30pm workshop or your seat may be given up for drop-ins or those on waitlist.

Expressive Landscape – Acrylic Painting Workshop [Pre-register/Drop-in] [$38/pax]

[For teenagers and adults, ages eleven and up]

Create your own landscape painting with exploration on colours, textures and effects with acrylic paints. With a choice of a few popular landscape inspirations such as a seascape, mountain and forest landscape, participants will be fully guided to complete their own painting in a semi-abstract style.

[This is a paid one hour thirty minutes workshop at $38nett/pax inclusive of art materials provided. Pre-registration is advised and there will be some seats allocated for drop-in. Please refer to the booth schedule below.]

Expressive Landscape – Acrylic Painting Workshop – Schedule

19 Nov 5:15pm-6:45pm  

20 Nov 1pm-2:30pm | 2:30pm-4pm 

$38nett/pax for the one hour thirty minutes workshop. You may choose your preferred schedule.

*Tickets for this workshop is available at the bottom of the page. Please take note of the terms and conditions upon booking. Participants are to arrive at the The Art Studio – Creative Hub: Room E venue 5 minutes before the workshop commencement time. For example, participants should arrive at 5:10pm to be seated for the 5:15pm workshop or your seat may be given up for drop-ins or those on waitlist.

Colours of Singapore Shophouse – Drawing and Watercolour Painting Workshop [Pre-register/Drop-in] [$38/pax]

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[For teenagers and adults, ages eleven and up]

Draw and sketch the iconic Singapore Shophouse and employ simple watercolour effects and colours to express the mood and ambience of your Shophouse. Feel free to experiment and combine coloured illustration with watercolour in this workshop. Participants will complete an artwork with a combination of drawing, coloured illustration and watercolour painting mediums to take home.

[This is a paid one hour thirty minutes workshop at $38nett/pax inclusive of art materials provided. Pre-registration is advised and there will be some seats allocated for drop-in. Please refer to the booth schedule below.]

Colours of Singapore Shophouse – Drawing and Watercolour Painting Workshop – Schedule

20 Nov 11am-12:30pm [one hour thirty minutes] 

$38nett/pax for the one hour thirty minutes workshop.

*Tickets for this workshop is available at the bottom of the page. Please take note of the terms and conditions upon booking. Participants are to arrive at the The Art Studio – Creative Hub: Room E venue 5 minutes before the workshop commencement time. For example, participants should arrive at 10:55am to be seated for the 11am workshop or your seat may be given up for drop-ins or those on waitlist.

Acrylic Painting – My Tiny Landscape [Pre-register/Drop-in] [Complimentary]

[For teenagers and adults, ages eleven and up]

Paint a mini landscape on canvas with acrylic painting. Participate in a light hearted and quick session of acrylic painting to create your own tinyscape. Utilise painting methods common to the style of impressionism in this work and also experience the painter’s joy in the process of colour study and painting.

[Free pre-registration/drop-in art workshop with art materials provided. Please refer to the booth schedule below.]

Acrylic Painting – My Tiny Landscape Workshop – Schedule

20 Nov 1:30pm-2:05pm | 2:15pm-2:50pm  [two sessions] 

Pre-registration is preferred for this workshop. There will be some seats allocated for drop-ins. Participants are to arrive at the The Art Studio – Creative Hub: Room E venue 5 minutes before the workshop commencement time. For example, participants should arrive at 1:25pm to be seated for the 1:30pm workshop or your seat may be given up for drop-ins or those on waitlist.

Portrait and Figure Sketching Workshop [Pre-register/Drop-in] [$38/Pax]

[For teenagers and adults, ages eleven and up]

Realise your freedom in drawing and sketching as you capture the portrait and figure in this workshop. Studying a model and using selected photography studies, you’ll be guided on portrait and figure observation, composition and imploy quick sketching methods to achieve a sketch study.

[This is a paid one hour thirty minutes workshop at $38nett/pax inclusive of art materials provided. Pre-registration is advised and there will be some seats allocated for drop-in. Please refer to the booth schedule below.]

Portrait and Figure Sketching Workshop – Schedule

20 Nov 4:15pm-5:45pm [one hour thirty minutes] 

$38nett/pax for the one hour thirty minutes workshop.

*Tickets for this workshop is available at the bottom of the page. Please take note of the terms and conditions upon booking. Participants are to arrive at the The Art Studio – Creative Hub: Room E venue 5 minutes before the workshop commencement time. For example, participants should arrive at 4:10pm to be seated for the 4:15pm workshop or your seat may be given up for drop-ins or those on waitlist.

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Address: 10 Penang Road, #01-02 Dhoby Ghaut Green, Singapore 238469

Exit from Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station Exit B at the ground level. Turn left and walk through the sheltered corridor, you’ll reach us in 30metres!

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Address: 140 Paya Lebar Road, #03-04 AZ @ Paya Lebar Building, Singapore 409015

Exit from MacPherson MRT Station Exit A at the ground level. Turn left and cross the traffic light ahead. The AZ @ Paya Lebar Building is directly across the road, and you’ll reach us in 100metres. (Approximately 3 minutes walk)

Booking & Registration for AAF Workshops

Please click “Buy This Package” to be directed to make payment and schedule booking for this course. (Please kindly ignore the studio class form or any course validity as you will be making payment/booking for the specific schedule indicated.)

 Terms & Conditions 

The above workshops/sessions are held from 18-20 Nov 2022 at The Affordable Art Fair. Please note that you are required to purchase a fair ticket to gain admission into the AAF. (Refer to link for AAF tickets)

  • The purchase of any workshop tickets is final and non-refundable. However, the participant may notify us and send a replacement to attend on his/her behalf if the original workshop attendee is unable to make it for the session. 
  • All workshops except the Adam & Eve Life Drawing Workshop are suitable for ages eleven and above. (Those sixteen and above may attend with a parental consent form.)
  • There will not be any refunds for no-shows. 
  • Contact details: 6255 0711 | info@visualartscentre.sg
Still Life Drawing and Sketching Workshop [18 Nov 4pm-5pm]
$$38
Location AAF @ F1 Pit Building
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Only valid on workshop date and schedule stated.
Still Life Drawing and Sketching [18 Nov 5pm-6pm]
$$38
Location AAF @ F1 Pit Building
Validity
Only valid on workshop date and schedule stated.
Urban Landscape Sketching & Illustration [18 Nov 2pm-3pm]
$$30
Location AAF @ F1 Pit Building
Validity
Only valid on workshop date and schedule stated.
Urban Landscape Sketching & Illustration [18 Nov, 3pm-4pm]
$$30
Location AAF @ F1 Pit Building
Validity
Only valid on workshop date and time stated.
Arty-licious Evening Special: Adam & Eve – Life Drawing Workshop [18 Nov 6pm-7:20pm]
$$38
Location AAF @ F1 Pit Building
Validity
Only valid on workshop date and schedule stated.
Arty-licious Evening Special: Adam & Eve – Life Drawing Workshop [18 Nov 7:30pm-8:50pm]
$$38
Location AAF @ F1 Pit Building
Validity
Only valid on workshop date and schedule stated.
The Four Gentlemen – Chinese Ink Painting on Fan Workshop [19 Nov 11:30am-1pm]
$$38
Location AAF @ F1 Pit Building
Validity
Only valid on workshop date and time stated.
Goldfishes & Lotus – Chinese Ink Painting on Fan Workshop [19 Nov 1:30pm-3pm]
$$38
Location AAF @ F1 Pit Building
Validity
Only valid on workshop date and time stated.
Expressive Landscape – Acrylic Painting Workshop [19 Nov 5:15pm-6:45pm]
$$38
Location AAF @ F1 Pit Building
Validity
Only valid on workshop date and time stated.
Colours of Singapore Shophouse – Drawing and Watercolour Painting Workshop [20 Nov 11am-12:30pm]
$$38
Location AAF @ F1 Pit Building
Validity
Only valid on workshop date and schedule stated.
Portrait and Figure Sketching Workshop [20 Nov 4:15pm-5:45pm]
$$38
Location AAF @ F1 Pit Building
Validity
Only valid on the workshop date and schedule stated.
Textures and Tones in Drawing and Sketching Workshop [19 Nov 3.30pm-5pm]
$$38
Location AAF @ F1 Pit Building
Validity
Only valid on workshop date and schedule stated.