Visual Arts Centre

CNY – Chinese Ink Painting Workshop / Art Jamming

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Spend your CNY in the most fruitful fashion by picking up a new skill during this festive period!

Chinese Ink Painting Workshop

Join us at Visual Arts Centre for a Chinese Ink Painting Workshop.

This season, with Covid still a problem, we still have to adhere to strict Covid measures. So why not pick up a new skill or find a new and innovative way to celebrate your Chinese New Year with your colleagues or loved ones!

This Chinese Ink Painting Workshop is available via Zoom or Physically at our Studio Space!

What You Will Learn

In this programme, you will learn:

  • Introduction to Chinese ink painting and material knowledge
  • Basic brush techniques
  • Understanding Chinese ink painting composition and calligraphy
  • Step by step art demonstration
  •  Simple Calligraphy of Auspicious Characters

This workshop can be held at a minimum of an  hour to a maximum of 2 hour and 30 mins.

All materials will be provided.

If you are do this via zoom, we can ship the materials to one location at a fixed price.

 

Doing the Workshop Virtually

We can hold this Chinese Ink Painting workshop virtually via Zoom!

A convenient way to get everyone together to celebrate this festive season. No need to worry about safe distancing and sticking to a certain amount of pax. Attend this workshop, specially curated for you, at the comfort of your own home!

That being said, you may also come down to our space to hold your workshop.

This a promotional package just for the Lunar New Year!

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(1) CNY ALIVE! – Creative Art Jamming

Envision your goals and wishes for this year for yourself and your team through this Creative Art Jamming workshop, where you’ll briefly learn about basic techniques, brush strokes and colours and be asked to REINVENT your own artistic style!

Drive up your team’s energies and creativity during this meaningful and memorable workshop to celebrate a year of Prosperity and Good Wishes For All!

CNY ALIVE! – Creative Art Jamming Package

Option: Physical In-Studio / Virtual
8pax-100pax < Group sizes vary (Virtual – up to 100pax or more)
Duration: 1.5 Hours / 2 Hours (full prog) / 2.5 Hours (full prog)
 Prices from $15nett/pax
Individual Art Materials Pack at $16 nett/pax

Budget may be tailored according to programme and requirements!
+ Gift Pack Option Available!

(2)CNY Happiness, Health & Prosperity Chinese Ink Painting

Learn and experience the beautiful, tradition-rich art form of Chinese Ink Painting and reconnect with your colleagues through this invigorating workshop. Learn common materials knowledge associated with Chinese ink painting, practise brushwork and sync the FIVE main colours of ink, developing an appreciation and understanding of ink colours and separation, and ink and colour effects in application.

Then, with full art demonstration (projection/on-screen), you’ll get to learn and follow through the ink art master to paint your own Chinese Ink Painting, with step-by-step guidance.

CNY Painting Themes Of Your Choice! –

Learn to creatively compose, paint subjects of the Golden OX (牛年吉祥), Wealth of Prosperity (财源进宝),All is well – Peace, Prosperity and Harmony (万事如意)Overflowing Abundance(年年有余) expressed through Chinese Ink Painting, and Send Your Greetings To Your Friends & Family through your art!

CNY Happiness, Health & Prosperity Chinese Ink Painting

Option: Physical In-Studio / Virtual
8pax-100pax < Group sizes vary (Virtual – up to 100pax or more)
Duration: 1.5 Hours / 2 Hours (full prog) / 2.5 Hours (full prog)
Prices from $15nett/pax
Individual Art Materials Pack at $16 nett/pax

Budget may be tailored according to programme and requirements!
+ Gift Pack Option Available!

Drop us your details as follows:

  • Amount of people
  • Virtual or Physical
  • Company / Family or Friends
  • Preferred Date
  • Budget

And we will get back to you with a proposal that best fits you.

* prices will vary according to amount of pax and delivery method

 

Feel free to WhatsApp or call us at 6255 0711 if you have any quick questions!

For a formal quote do drop us an email instead at [email protected]

 

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Course Description

Chinese Ink Painting Workshop – Available via Zoom or Physically

Drop us your details as follows:

  • Amount of people
  • Virtual or Physical
  • Company / Family or Friends
  • Preferred Date
  • Budget

And we will get back to you with a proposal that best fits you.

* prices will vary according to amount of pax and delivery method

 

Feel free to WhatsApp or call us at 6255 0711 if you have any quick questions!

For a formal quote do drop us an email instead at [email protected]

 

All sessions are to be completed within the course duration stated.

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.