Jumping Clay Art for Beginners (Apr Wednesday 10am)

JUMPING CLAY ART FOR BEGINNERS

Learn all about the amazing Korean Jumping Clay and how you can form interesting and colourful little items of characters from it. It is all work and play as you enhance your motor skills and stretch your imagination to create your very own masterpiece. At the end of class, you will have your own masterpiece and newly formed friends.

About Amita

Amita is very passionate about arts and crafts and she is always on lookout to learn and keep herself abreast with new art projects or courses. Graduated with a diploma in 3D Character Animation, she is also well-versed in paintings using different mediums such as acrylic and oil painting, colour pencil rendering, batik painting and more. Amita has been conducting art and craft workshops for different organisations for many years in both Singapore and India. During her free time, she teaches clay sculpting at Singapore Association of Mental Health and various crafts at Singapore Anglican Community Service

Dates : 5, 12, 19, 26 APRIL 2017 (Wednesday)

Time : 10AM TO 12.30PM

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $48.00 per participant
(includes one small box for aquarium session ; encouraged to bring own base for name plate and animals session)

Additional items to bring :
Disposable knife
Cotton Earbuds
Plastic table mat
Container to keep art pieces

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/jumping-clay-art-for-beginners-wednesday-10am-tickets-32911984632

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list.

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Salt Dough Figurines III (June Tuesday 2pm)

SALT DOUGH FIGURINE

Programme Outline
Salt dough is an inedible organic modelling material which can be easily made by mixing flour, salt, water and oil. Food colouring can be added to the dough to give it colour. Similar to the common clay, salt dough can be used to make interesting figurines. Come explore the adventure of Salt Dough Figurine with trainer, Ms Catherine Loo!

Topic consists of :
History and introduction of Salt Dough Figurines
Understanding the colour wheel and colour coordination
The receipe to making salt dough
Making birthday cake, national orchid flower, poodle dog and little chick

About Ms Catherine Loo
Catherine was born in Hong Kong and had lived in Canada for 30 years. Since coming to Singapore in Sept 2007, Catherine has been an active member and a volunteer for WINGS starting 2009.  Her outgoing and sociable personality has gained her many new Singaporean friends. She enjoys teaching and has been sharing her skills with her peers on courses like Sudoku, Paper Craft, Chair Exercise and Fondant decoration. 

Dates : 6, 13, 20, 27 JUNE 2017 (Tuesday) 

Time : 2pm to 4.30pm

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $45.00 per participant include materials

Additional items to bring :
1 face cloth for hand cleaning
A pair of small eyebrow scissors
A bottle of clear glue and paintbrush
2 small and 1 large sandwich bags
1 plastic container to keep your art pieces
Mrt card or unused card
Small kitchen knife

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/salt-dough-figurines-iii-tuesday-2pm-tickets-33116093126

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list

 

Decorative Folk Art Painting (Apr/May Friday 1.30pm)

DECORATIVE FOLK ART PAINTING

Folk art was taught in a simple, systematic manner and was passed on from generation to generation. Painting is for everyone to express their creativity, and to paint beautiful gifts and items for homes, families and friends. During the 4 sessions, you will learn how to paint in acrylic, step-by-step basic strokes and different techniques which make learning easy, enjoyable and fun.

About Ms Jessie Lau
Ms Jessie Lau loves painting since young. She has learnt Chinese painting and Western art in Hong Kong and Singapore, and has been teaching art at home since 2013. She is interested to share her passion and to impart her skills of making expressive handmade art in everyday items to her students. She is also currently a part-time trainer in People’s Association since 2015.

Dates : 21, 28 APR, 5, 12 MAY 2017 (Friday)

Time : 1.30PM TO 4PM

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $62 (includes tote bag, porcelain cup and use of paint materials)

Additional items to bring :
Apron
Hairdryer
White T-shirt for session 3
Plant Pot (metal/clay) for session 4

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/decorative-folk-art-painting-friday-130pm-tickets-33114889526

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list.

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Eco-Craft (Cobblestone Bag) – Apr Thursday 1.30pm

ECO-CRAFT (COBBLESTONE BAG)

Cobblestone weaving uses a different technique from traditional basket weaving. Join this class to learn how to make this fun, simple and stylish cobblestone design handbag. Use your own creativity to decide on the colors, handles and the overall appearance of your finished project. During the last session, you will also learn how you can design other cobblestone weaving projects. * Material used is made from paper pulp * Eco-friendly; lightweight; water resistant and softer than ratten

About Ms Janice Tay
Janice has always been passionate about crafts and has been pursuing it full-time since she retired. In recent years, she started to do craft weaving using only eco-friendly materials made from paper pulp and creates beautiful handbags, baskets and household items. She hopes to share her skills and interests with others who are equally passionate in learning crafts.

Dates : 6, 13, 20, 27 APR 2017 (THURSDAYS)
Time : 1.30PM TO 4.30PM
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10
Fee payable : $80.00 per participant includes materials for 1 bag

Additional items to bring :
Scissors
Measuring tape

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/eco-craft-cobblestone-bag-thursdays-130pm-tickets-32876042127

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list.

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My Life Story through Guided Autobiography (GAB) – Thursday 1pm

My Life Story Through Guided Autobiography (GAB)

Guided Autobiography (GAB) is all about your life stories, life reviews, reminiscences, memoirs, and more. GAB is a powerful, holistic and informal process through reflective learning of our own experiences. It is also a reminiscence and review of our life journeys, where we learn to understand how and why past events occurred and how to live for the present moment. Recording of one’s life experience by GAB process is one way of ageing with dignity.

Theme 1 : Major Branching Points of Your Life
Theme 2 : History of Your Family
Theme 3 : Role of Money in Your Life
Theme 4 : History of Your Life & Career Work
Theme 5 : History of Your Body and Health
Theme 6 : Your Goals and Aspirations

About Thomas & Rafiz
Thomas Kuan is passionate about writing autobiographies and believes that seniors can share their experience and wisdom through their life stories. As a certified GAB Facilitator, he has been conducting Guided Autobiography (GAB) since 2010.

Rafiz M Hapipi is a certified Guided Autobiography Instructor, and holds a Master in Training and Development (with Distinction). He has many passions which include scuba diving, doing social voluntary work, repairs and builds guitars.

Dates : 6, 13, 20, 27 APR, 4, 11 MAY 2017 (Thursday) 6 sessions

Time : 1.00pm to 4.00pm

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $62.00 per participant include folder with course notes

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/my-life-story-through-guided-autobiography-gab-thursday-1pm-tickets-33114630752

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list.

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Portrait Sketching for Beginners (Friday Afternoons 2pm)

Portrait Sketching for Beginners

Learn the basics of drawing portraits in this structured 4-session workshop.

Topics covered :

  • Approach to Realistic Portrait Sketching
  • Blocking-in
  • Features and structuring
  • Keying the drawing and modelling forms
  • Refining and finishing

About Mr Alan Wong

Alan Wong picked up drawing as a hobby and mainly self-taught, while he was a young student. He enjoys Chinese calligraphy, water colour painting, oil painting and more, however, his personal favourite is portrait sketching. Prior to his retirement, he was a Facilities Manager for the Data Centres of several multinational companies handling electrical, cooling, fire and security systems and networks, etc. Now, retired at age 69, Alan actively volunteers in community services and provides free tuition to students from single parent family.

Dates : 3, 10, 17, 24 March 2017 (Fridays)

Time : 2pm to 4.30pm

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $58.00 per participant include drawing materials
Additional items to bring :
Bag to contain A3-size sketch pad and drawing materials

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/portrait-sketching-for-beginners-friday-afternoons-2pm-tickets-29429815370

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list.

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Eco-Craft (Ribbon Basket) – Friday Afternoons 1.30pm

ECO-CRAFT (RIBBON BASKET)

Programme Outline
Interested to learn simple basket weaving? Join Ms Janice Tay in this 2-session eco-craft class and learn to make a simple yet elegant ribbon basket. You will also be introduced to basics of eco-craft that uses materials made of paper pulp – 100% recycled from milk cartons and grain husk.

At the end of the course, you will have your masterpiece and newly formed friends to enjoy this eco-friendly journey with!

About Ms Janice Tay
Janice has always been passionate about crafts and has been pursuing it full-time since she retired. In recent years, she started to do craft weaving using only eco-friendly materials made from paper pulp and creates beautiful handbags, baskets and household items. She hopes to share her skills and interests with others who are equally passionate in learning crafts.

Dates : 17 and 24 Feb 2017

Time : 1.30pm to 4pm

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $35.00 per participant includes a set of materials

Additional items to bring :
Scissors
Measuring tape
Small ruler
Wet tissue or small towel
Carrier bag for artwork

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/eco-craft-ribbon-basket-friday-afternoons-130pm-tickets-30991354977

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list.

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Decoupage Art I (Friday Mornings 10am)

DECOUPAGE ART

Programme Outline

Decoupage is a fun and easy way to decorate any objects such as household items, bags, furniture, with paper cut-outs or beautiful European style napkins. It is a perfect way of beautifying plain, dull items or giving old ones a new breath of life!

During the sessions, you will be introduced to the techniques and materials of decoupage; and encourage to think out-of-the-box as you enjoy the fun and satisfaction in creating art projects with any everyday items. At the end of the class, you would be able to make your own masterpieces – which make perfect gifts for your loved ones and friends.

About Ms Pearl Tang

Pearl Tang has great passion in arts and crafts. Her interests include crochet, knitting, decoupage, polymer clay sculpture and jewellery-making. Pearl is also a trained facilitator and had obtained WDA – ACTA certification. She has more than 10 years of experience in the training/education industry and is currently doing part-time teaching in English and Business Studies.

Dates : 17, 24 Feb, 3, 10 March 2017 (Friday)

Time : 10am to 12.30pm

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $58.00 per participant include 2 mediums and materials* for all sessions
(*materials include use of glue, varnish, acrylic paint and one napkin design each session)
Participants are encouraged to bring something from home for Session 3 and 4 to decorate.

Additional items to bring :
Scissors
2 medium paint brush
Hair-dryer

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/decoupage-art-i-friday-mornings-10am-tickets-29473504044

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list.

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Batik Painting for Beginners (Feb/Mar Thursday Afternoon 1.30pm)

Batik Painting for Beginners

Create your own Batik masterpiece! During the workshop, you will learn how to trace the design on a cloth, frame your art piece and make a sample of your preferred colour scheme. Learn the art of batik painting and its waxing techniques with the Tjanting. Participants are encouraged to complete at least 3 artworks during the sessions as practice makes perfect!

About Amita

Amita is very passionate about arts and crafts and she is always on lookout to learn and keep herself abreast with new art projects or courses. Graduated with a diploma in 3D Character Animation, she is also well-versed in paintings using different mediums such as acrylic and oil painting, colour pencil rendering, batik painting and more. Amita has been conducting art and craft workshops for different organisations for many years in both Singapore and India. During her free time, she teaches clay sculpting at Singapore Association of Mental Health and various crafts at Singapore Anglican Community Service

Dates : 16, 23 Feb, 2, 9, 16, 23 Mar 2017 (Friday) 6 sessions

Time : 1.30pm to 4.30pm

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $82.00 per participant include A4 size wooden frame, tjanting tool, cloth, use of wax, colour dyes, and colour fixer paints

Additional items to bring :

Apron
Cleaning cloth/kitchen roll
Container for water
Palette for paint colours
3 paintbrushes (size 2, size 4, size 6)
Old newspaper

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/batik-painting-for-beginners-febmar-thursday-afternoon-130pm-tickets-30991253674

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list.

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Chinese Ink Painting (Beginners) – Feb/Mar Thursday Mornings 10am

CHINESE INK PAINTING (BEGINNER)

Programme Outline

Learn the basic techniques of Chinese ink painting such as the basic brush strokes, techniques of lines, dots and ink tone variations.

Topic consists of:

Introduction to ink painting materials and techniques of brush strokes

Learn the 4 key themes known as the “Four Gentlemen”, also called the “Four Noble Ones”

About Ms Fiona Tham
Ms Fiona learned Chinese Ink Painting a few years ago. Since then, it has unleashed her latent talent of artistic skills and her art works has flourished extensively.

Fiona has also been actively contributing her gifted skill in many areas of community works.

Come and discover the joy of Chinese Ink Painting and let Fiona’s passion and lively personality help to unleash your latent talent as well.

Dates : 16, 23 Feb, 2, 9, 16, 23 Mar 2017 (Thursdays) 6 sessions

Time : 10am to 12.30pm

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $97.00 per participant includes a set of materials
Additional items to bring :
1 Dinner plate & small soup bowl (with round smooth edge) for color mixing
2 water containers (eg coffee mugs)
1 empty small mineral water bottle
1 used towel
Bags and container to carry the art materials

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/chinese-ink-painting-beginners-febmar-thursday-mornings-10am-tickets-29427907664

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list.

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