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.

Apr-Jumping-Clay

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.

Apr-GAB

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.

Feb-Eco-Craft-(Ribbon-Basket)

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.

Feb-Decoupage-I

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.

Feb-Mar-Batik-Painting

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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中国书法 – 提高班 Chinese Calligraphy – Progressive (Feb/Mar Wednesday Afternoons 1.30pm)

CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY – PROGRESSIVE

完成初学者班后,学员将能在导师周和顺的指导下,练习更多行书与楷书并提升书法技巧。

After completing the workshops for beginners, participants can now take their calligraphy skills to another level though this workshop. They will learn and practice more regular and cursive styles with the guidance of Mr Chew Ho Son.

Sessions will be conducted mainly in Mandarin, PowerPoint in English and Chinese. Participants should complete the beginner courses or have basic calligraphy techniques.

周和顺 Chew Ho Son
前南洋理工大学财务处处长。(1981-2009年任职于南洋理工大学) 。获北京清华大学书法艺术高级研究课程证书 。2010年开始为南洋理工大学孔子学院中华文化怡养研修课程及国际学生交流课程书法兼职导师;人民协会合格书法导师 (PA Trainer) 。曾参加新加坡及中国、韩国、法国等区域及国际书法比赛。作品曾在各地展出或被收藏。

Mr Chew Ho Son graduated from the Nanyang University. He worked at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) from 1981 – 2009 and was the former Director of Finance at NTU. Mr Chew received his professional calligraphy training at Tsing Hua University in Beijing. He has been sharing his passion for the Chinese culture and calligraphy through teaching at various communities.

Dates : 15, 22 Feb, 1, 8, 15, 22 Mar (6 sessions)

Time : 1.30pm to 4.00pm

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $60.00 per participant
(optional $25 for a set of materials)
Additional items to bring :
Own set of materials including brush, ink, plate, cloth, xuan paper

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/-chinese-calligraphy-progressive-febmar-wednesday-afternoons-130pm-tickets-29429272747

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.

Feb:Mar-Chinese-Calligraphy-Progressive

Chinese Ink Painting (Progressive) – Feb/Mar Wednesday Mornings 10am

CHINESE INK PAINTING (Progressive)

After completing the beginner workshop, take the next level to improve both skills and understanding of the culture and philosophies behind Chinese paintings.

These sessions explore brushstrokes, composition and more in-depth philosophies and techniques.

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 : 15, 22 Feb, 1, 8, 15, 22 Mar 2017 (Wednesdays) 6 sessions

Time : 10am to 12.30pm

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central (Visual Arts Studio)

Fee : $60.00 per pax (bring own 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-progressive-febmar-wednesday-mornings-10am-tickets-29427905658

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.

Feb:Mar-Chinese-Ink-Progressive

中国书法 (初级) Chinese Calligraphy for Beginners (Feb/Mar Tuesday Afternoons 2pm)

CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY – BEGINNER

课程目标 Programme Outline
书法被认为是东亚的重要艺术和最优雅的写字形式。导师将介绍介绍有关汉字书写艺术、发展史、基本书写常识 (执笔与运笔方法、基本笔画、书写汉字规律)。学员将学习基本的技法。欣赏与练习书法字的简单结构。理论与实践,练习配合。

Calligraphy, the art of writing Chinese characters, is an highly regarded visual art form of Chinese culture. During the calligraphy workshop, you will be introduced to the Chinese calligraphy and its history. Participants will also learn the correct postures and skills of handling brush, the basic brush strokes and its fundamental rules, character structure/planning and more. At the end of the session, you will be able to appreciate the art of Chinese calligraphy and create your own meaningful artworks.

导师周和顺 Chew Ho Son
前南洋理工大学财务处处长。(1981-2009年任职于南洋理工大学) 。获北京清华大学书法艺术高级研究课程证书 。2010年开始为南洋理工大学孔子学院中华文化怡养研修课程及国际学生交流课程书法兼职导师;人民协会合格书法导师 (PA Trainer) 。曾参加新加坡及中国、韩国、法国等区域及国际书法比赛。作品曾在各地展出或被收藏。

Mr Chew Ho Son graduated from the Nanyang University. He worked at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) from 1981 – 2009 and was the former Director of Finance at NTU. Mr Chew received his professional calligraphy training at Tsing Hua University in Beijing. He has been sharing his passion for the Chinese culture and calligraphy through teaching at various communities.

Dates : 14, 21, 28 Feb, 7, 14, 21 Mar 2017 (Tuesdays) 6 sessions

Time : 2pm to 4.30pm

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $60.00 per participant
(optional $25 for a set of materials)
Additional items to bring :
Own set of materials including brush, ink, plate, cloth, xuan paper

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/chinese-calligraphy-for-beginners-febmar-tuesday-afternoons-2pm-tickets-29429193510

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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