Visual Arts Centre

Art Immersion Course
在新加坡视觉艺术中心的
儿童水墨书法课程中
释放想象,尽情挥毫

Singapore Visual Arts Centre takes your children on a journey of Chinese traditional art

Here, ink and brushes bring life into paper

Every stroke tells a different story

Singapore Visual Arts Centre welcomes every young mind

To peer at the century-year-old civilisation through the Four Treasures of the Study

 

What are the benefits of learning Chinese Calligraphy?

Learning Chinese calligraphy benefits children a lot, with the most significant being their exposure to traditional Chinese culture. Calligraphy is an essential part of Chinese traditional culture. By learning calligraphy, children understand the evolution and development of Chinese characters, experience the charm of traditional Chinese culture, and thus promote the inheritance and development of traditional culture.

For children’s self-development, learning calligraphy can enhance their concentration. Ink calligraphy requires meticulous movements and a focused attitude. Through practicing calligraphy, children cultivate concentration and patience, improving their ability to focus attention. Furthermore, practicing calligraphy can also promote children’s hand-eye coordination. Calligraphy is an art form that requires fine hand movements. By writing Chinese characters and practicing strokes, children can promote the development of their hand-eye coordination skills. Children learning calligraphy can also stimulate their interest and creativity. Children’s interest and enthusiasm for calligraphy can be sparked while being encouraged to create their own calligraphy works with  their imagination and creativity.

Learning calligraphy can also help children develop artistry and appreciation. Through learning calligraphy, children cultivate their perception of beauty, enhance their aesthetic level, and strengthen appreciation and understanding of art. Additionally, learning calligraphy can enhance their emotional regulation abilities. Calligraphy is a process of creation. Through writing and brushwork, children can express their emotions and feelings, thereby achieving emotional regulation and release. Finally, calligraphy learning can boost children’s confidence. Through continuous practice and improvement, children can gradually master calligraphy skills, enhance their writing proficiency, and thus strengthen their confidence and self-esteem.

 

How can children learn calligraphy well

First of all, children need to master the correct postures and strokes. We start with the sitting posture, pen holding, and basic stroke order, ensuring that children develop good calligraphy habits. Secondly, children need to increase their recognition of Chinese characters to excel in calligraphy. Starting with simple strokes such as horizontal, vertical, left-falling, and right-falling strokes, children grasp the structure of Chinese characters. They are progressively being introduced to more characters. 

Developing good calligraphy skills also involves imitation. Having children to imitate outstanding calligraphic works enables them to learn from the styles and techniques of predecessors. Therefore, we choose some simple and understandable works in seal script or regular script for children to practice. Last but not least, learning calligraphy requires patience and perseverance. Learning calligraphy is a continuous process, and we encourage children to persist on this path without giving up easily. Hence, setting small goals and rewards can motivate them to persist in practicing.

Kids Chinese Calligraphy & Ink Painting Course is now enrolling!

教学对象:6岁至11岁儿童。
教学内容:书法、水墨画基础知识、传统水墨笔法,教正确握笔姿势、学习观察绘画对象,抓住对象特征,学习构图法则,通过学习梅兰竹菊传统题材训练笔墨技巧。现代水墨画,通过瓜果蔬菜写生训练儿童造型能力及运用水墨表现的概括能力。
时间:每星期六 下午1点 – 3点
            每星期日  下午1点 -3点
地点:麦波申画室 ( 麦波申地铁站 A出口, 2分钟步行到对面的 AZ@Paya Lebar
            140 Paya Lebar Road, #03-04 AZ@ Paya Lebar Building, Singapore 409015 
收费:$680/十堂课 每堂课2小时。
课程提供水墨画和书法所需要的所有材料,孩子们不需要带任何东西来哦!
马上点击这里为您的孩子购买水墨画配套吧!

The Kids Chinese Calligraphy & Ink Painting Course opens to children aged 6 to 11 years old.
Teaching Content: Basic knowledge of calligraphy and ink painting, traditional Chinese ink painting techniques, correct pen-holding posture, the observation of painting subjects. Through traditional themes such as plum, orchid, bamboo, and chrysanthemum, students are taught to capture the characteristics of painting objects, acquire the composition rules and brush and ink painting skills. For the modern ink painting, we train children’s modelling and summarising ability in the ink painting of fruits and vegetables.
Time: Every Saturday, from 1 pm to 3 pm
           Every Sunday, rom 1 pm to 3 pm
Location: MacPherson Art Studio (AZ@Paya Lebar, 2 minutes walk from MacPherson MRT Station Exit A)
AZ@Paya Lebar, 140 Paya Lebar Road, #03-04 AZ@ Paya Lebar Building, Singapore 409015
Fee: $680/10 classes, each class lasting 2 hours.
All materials needed for ink painting and calligraphy are provided in the course, so children don’t need to bring anything! Click here to purchase the ink painting package for your child right away!
 
如有任何疑问,欢迎通过以下方式联系我们哦!
WhatsApp/电话:6255 0711
Our Location

MacPherson Art Studio

Address:

AZ@Paya Lebar, 140 Paya Lebar Road, #03-04,
Singapore 409105

Exit from Macpherson MRT Station Exit A and turn left, we are right across the road, 1 minute walk away!

Art Courses

Kids Chinese Ink Painting Class 儿童水墨画课

新加坡视觉艺术中心带您的孩子开启中国传统艺术之门

在这里,墨水可以赋予纸张生命

每一笔的勾勒都在述说不同的故事

 

新加坡视觉艺术中心欢迎每一个年轻心灵

用传统的艺术形式创造全新的体验

从文房四宝里窥见穿越数世纪的精神文明

 

学习书法对孩子们有哪些好处?

儿童学习书法的好处有许多,其中最显著的就是可以让孩子们接触到中国传统文化。书法是中国传统文化的重要组成部分,通过学习书法,儿童可以了解汉字的演变和发展历程,感受中国传统文化的魅力,从而促进传统文化的传承和发展。另外,对于孩子自身的发展而言,学习书法可以提高他们的专注力。水墨书法需要细致的动作和专注的态度,通过练习书法,儿童可以培养专注力和耐心,提高集中注意力的能力。其次,练习书法也可以促进孩子们的手眼协调,书法是一种需要精细手部动作的艺术形式,通过书写汉字和练习笔画,儿童可以促进手眼协调能力的发展。儿童学习书法也可以激发他们的兴趣和创造力。通过丰富多彩的书法活动,激发儿童对书法的兴趣和热情,同时鼓励他们发挥想象力和创造力,创作出属于自己的书法作品。

学习书法也可以在精神层面上帮助到孩子们培养美感和审美能力。书法是一种优雅的艺术形式,通过学习书法,儿童可以培养对美的感知能力,提高审美水平,增强对艺术的欣赏和理解能力。另外,学书法还可以促进孩子们的情绪调节能力。书法是一种艺术创作的过程,通过书写和挥毫,儿童可以将自己的情绪和情感表达出来,从而达到情绪调节和释放的作用。最后,学书法还可以提升孩子们的自信心。通过不断练习和进步,儿童可以逐渐掌握书法技巧,提高自己的书写水平,从而增强自信心和自我肯定感。


孩子们怎样才能学好书法呢?

儿童学习书法首先要掌握正确的姿势和笔法,我们从正确的坐姿,握笔姿势以及基本笔法笔顺开始,确保孩子们有良好的书法习惯,这对于后续的书法学习至关重要。其次,要学好书法需要孩子们加大汉字认字量。从简单的笔划开始,我们选择一些基础的笔划,如横、竖、撇、捺等,让儿童逐步掌握汉字的结构,然后再循序渐进地让孩子们接触到更多的汉字。

写得一手好书法离不开模仿优秀书法作品。 让儿童模仿优秀的书法作品,可以让他们学习前人的书法的风格和技巧。因此我们可以选择一些简单易懂的篆书或楷书作品,让儿童跟随练习。最后一点,儿童学习书法需要培养他们的耐心和毅力。学习书法是一个持续的过程,我们鼓励儿童在学习书法的道路上坚持下去,不轻易放弃。因此我们可以设定一些小目标和奖励,激励他们坚持练习。

新加坡视觉艺术中心的儿童水墨书法班招生啦!

教学对象:6-11岁儿童
教学内容:水墨书法基础知识;传统水墨笔法;正确握笔姿势;观察绘画对象,抓住对象特征;构图法则;通过梅兰竹菊传统题材训练笔墨技巧;现代水墨画;通过瓜果蔬菜写生训练儿童的造型能力及运用水墨表现的概括能力。
 
时间:星期六   下午1点 – 3点
           星期日   下午1点 -3点
 
收费:$680/十堂课 每堂课2小时

课程提供所有材料,如毛笔,墨水,颜料和宣纸等

欢迎通过以下方式来联系我们哦!

WhatsApp/电话: 6255 0711

电邮:[email protected] 感兴趣可以点击快速购买儿童水墨书法课程为您的孩子报名参加吧!

Our Location

Dhoby Ghaut Art Studio

Visual arts Centre kids holiday

Address:

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

Exit from Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station Exit B and turn left, we are there in 30m!

MacPherson Art Studio

Visual arts Centre Macpherson kids holiday

Address:

AZ@Paya Lebar, 140 Paya Lebar Road, #03-04,
Singapore 409105

Exit from Macpherson MRT Station Exit A and turn left, we are right across the road, 1 minute walk away!

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.