Visual Arts Centre

CNY Edition: Graffiti Art – Spray and Paint Workshop by ANTZ

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Team Building Bonding Workshop - Graffiti Spray Painting on Canvas

Graffiti Art – Spray and Paint Workshop

conducted by graffiti artist ANTZ

Get excited to dive into the world of GRAFFITI and create your own Graffiti artwork using painting and spray painting techniques!

In this CNY edition of Graffiti Spray and Paint Workshop at Visual Arts Centre, we’re allowing kids and parents to join and paint together. Suitable for twelve and above to join independently, children of eight and above may attend this workshop together with a parent. 

This workshop is held on 27 February 2021, 10am-12:30pm with a Chinese New Year Prosperity Theme. You’ll be instructed on Graffiti design of words and symbols and complete beginners to drawing or painting are welcomed to join.

Be guided by local Graffiti artist ANTZ in your journey to create your own unique Graffiti artwork in this workshop. Combine design, doodling, brush painting and spray painting with pure creativity and fun. Learn to make your own Graffiti art in this 2.5 hours workshop. 

2.5 Hours Graffiti Art Workshop Programme:

15 Minutes – Introduction to Graffiti Art – characteristics of Graffiti, various expressions and methods of Street Art

30 Minutes – Brainstorming, design and conceptualisation of your own Graffiti Art (using a 50x60cm canvas)

1.5 Hours – Acrylic Painting and Spray Painting with textures and effects, optional layering with marker drawing and design

15 Minutes – Participants touch up and refine their artworks, conclusion of Graffiti Art Workshop and photo-taking

Visual Arts Centre Grafitti Art Painting Art Jamming

About Graffiti Art:

Graffiti art may be created with various tools and methods. The process of making Graffiti include design and conceptualisation, drawing, and painting. Spray painting is seen as the main medium of Graffiti art or Street art. Abound with creativity and expression, Graffiti art is often done as large mural art along streets and has also attracted much attention with the notoriety of famous artists like Banksy. Graffiti art is said to be a unique and expressive form of art that encourages freedom of expression and often uses bold colours, abstraction and icons of society.

About the instructor ANTZ:

ANTZ is one of the Singapore urban art scene’s mainstay talents, having been a continuously practicing creative since 1999. ANTZ stays true since the beginning of his design career and has served as a strong driving force for youth empowerment, from continuously mentoring for World Skills and Noise Singapore, to his involvement on the streets, engaging both the brightest and marginalised youth through design, street art, and graffiti.

Equipped with a strong understanding of design and an ubiquitous obsession for the Chinese culture and aesthetic, ANTZ continues to walk the art world reaching most of South East Asia, China, North America, and Europe and in the process have successfully carved out a niche of diverse and notable clientele, including Neiman Marcus, OCBC, Esplanade, Sentosa, and Facebook, to name a few.

What are you waiting for? Come join us for the fun-filled and unique experience that graffiti art has to offer!

Call/WhatsApp us at (+65)62550711 to enquire or drop us an email at [email protected]

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Course Description

Guided by local artist ANTZ, this course is:

Time: 10am – 12.30pm (2.5 hrs)

Date: Saturday, 27 February 2021

Venue: Visual Arts Centre Singapore (Gallery & Open Corridor)

Price: $90/Pax (Scroll down to purchase)

            $170/Two pax Click to purchase 

*All art materials are provided for the session (50x60cm canvas, acrylic paints and brushes, spray paints, aprons etc).

* This workshop requires you to wear a face shield and mask during spray painting. Suitable for adults and tickets are available for one pax ($90), two pax ($170), family (three pax $250) and the minimum age for children to join is ten years old with at least one parent joining the session.


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

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