中国水墨画 – 中级班 Chinese Ink Painting (Progressive) – Oct/Nov Wed 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.  
*Recommended for those who have completed Beginner courses

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.

中国水墨画 – 中级班 (6堂课)

完成初学者班后,学员将能在谭芸闻的指导下,练习与加深對中国水墨画的了解,并提升绘画技巧。

导师谭芸闻 Fiona Tham
芸闻女士自幼就喜欢绘画。她对绘画的这份浓厚兴趣一直保留到2010年才有机会开始学习与探索。自2012年开始,她便全心全意投入绘画的技术旅程。她积极好学也热心给各种慈善活动;同时她也把绘画的乐趣快乐的分享给对绘画有兴趣乐龄人士。

Dates : 4, 11, 25 Oct, 1, 8, 15 Nov 2017 (Wednesdays) 

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-octnov-wed-10am-tickets-37962974278

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

Decoupage Art II (Crackle, pop up and lace effect) – Oct Tues 10am

Decoupage Art II – Crackle and other techniques

Programme Outline

Decoupage is a fun and easy way to decorate any objects such as household items, bags, furniture, with paper cutouts or beautiful European style napkins. It is a perfect way of beautifying plain, dull items or giving old ones a new breath of life! 
In this workshop, you will learn to decoupage using different or a combination of techniques such as the crackle, pop-up and lace effect on different mediums and surfaces to create beautiful master pieces. 

Note: This class is only applicable to those who have attended the beginner course or who knows basic decoupage

About Ms Pearl Tang
Pearl Tang has great passion in art & crafts. Her interests includes crochet, knitting, decoupage, polymer clay sculpture and jewellery-making. Pearl is a trained facilitator with WDA-ACTA certification and also a PA trainer. She has volunteered with some projects in the elderly centres. Pearl has over 10 years experience in the training/education industry and is currently doing part-time teaching in Business studies. 

Dates : 3, 10, 17, 24 Oct 2017 (Tuesday)

Time : 10am to 12.30pm

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $62.00 per participant include materials 
Additional items to bring :
Scissors
Large Plastic Bag
Medium paint brush
Hair-dryer

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/decoupage-art-ii-crackle-pop-up-and-lace-effect-oct-tues-10am-tickets-37934652567

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

Eco-Craft (Cross-stitch Shoulder Bag) – Sep/Oct Thu 1.30pm

ECO-CRAFT (CROSS-STITCH SHOULDER BAG)

Learn this unique cross-stitch technique to design your own shoulder bag with a wavy top finishing. Complete with your own variation to the handle and button to make it uniquely yours! 

* this workshop recommended for participants who have completed eco-craft basic workshop

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 : 28 Sep, 5, 12, 19 Oct 2017 (Thursday)
Time : 1.30pm to 4.30pm
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10 
Fee payable : $74.00 per participant includes materials for 1 bag

Additional items to bring :

Scissors 
Measuring Tape 
Handicraft glue 
Small Screwdriver 
Small laundry pegs

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/eco-craft-cross-stitch-shoulder-bag-sepoct-thu-130pm-tickets-37905258649

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

September Sharing Session B ~ “LIVING WELL, FINISHING STRONG” 3.30pm

26 Sep Sharing Session B 

“LIVING WELL, FINISHING STRONG”
Life is a long distance race. Many of us are generally prepared for the first half of the race as our paths are chartered by schools, careers, family and children. However, how will you be guided in the next half of your life?  There are no textbook answers as we know. 
During this guided session, you will take some time to do some personal reflection, share your thoughts, and also learn from other participants and volunteer facilitator.

This introductory session will help you to:

–       Understand the urgency to make a plan

–       Map out what “Living Well, Finishing Strong” means to you

–       Write down 2 – 3 action steps you will take

About Goh Pi Kuan
Goh Pi Kuan, 58, retired from the corporate world after working in the oil and gas industry for 30 years.  He worked in various capacities such as retail, planning, business development, marketing, learning and development, including an appointment as the General Manager of Fuels. Pi Kuan is currently an Associate Lecturer at Ngee Ann Polytechnic in the Arts Business Management programme, and has mentored many young people. He also has a passion for Bottle Cap Art and was the winner of the 2017 Earth Fest Singapore for his recycled bottle cap project.

Date : 26 Sep 2017 (Tuesday)
Time : 3.30pm to 5pm
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10 – Arena
(turn right after exit lift)

FREE ADMISSION. Feel free to invite your family and friends. 

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/september-sharing-session-b-living-well-finishing-strong-330pm-tickets-37935139022

September Sharing Session A ~ Western Classical Music Appreciation 2pm

26 Sep Sharing Session A ~ 2pm

Western Classical Music Appreciation

Learn to appreciate western classical music through some of the world’s best-loved melodies. This sharing session will cover how to understand the basic rudiments of music, regardless of whether you have any music background. How are melodies created? How does one read a music score in a song? Is it different from solfège? Do join our volunteer speaker, Debbie, as she unravels the ‘mysteries’ of music and helps you sing a selected song ‘musically’ and to use movement to express yourself.

About Debbie Lee Lodge

Debbie Lee Lodge was a piano and electone organ teacher for about 10 years. She conducted music workshops at the NUS Extra-Mural Department for adults who yearned for artistic enrichment programmes and facilitated music workshops for the Social Development Unit  (now known as Social Development Network). In addition, she also organised outings to the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and social dinners with musical themes for her participants so that they could appreciate music better. Debbie is currently a freelance actress for stage and film. 

Date : 26 Sep 2017 (Tuesday)
Time : 2pm to 3.30pm
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10 – Arena
(turn right after exit lift)

FREE ADMISSION. Feel free to invite your family and friends. 

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/september-sharing-session-a-western-classical-music-appreciation-2pm-tickets-37935000608

August Sharing Session B ~ Introduction to 3D Folk Art Painting

August Sharing Session B

Introduction to 3D Folk Art Painting

3D Folk Art Painting is all about using various brush strokes and loading techniques. While it can be easy to learn, it may be difficult to master the techniques. During the session, Mr Lim will share with you on the know-how to help you kick-start your exploratory journey in 3D art. He will also do a simple demonstration; and participants will also have the opportunity to try out simple basic brushstrokes.

About Mr Lim Teo Cher
Mr Lim, born in 1950, has been interested in art since young and his hobbies include attending art exhibitions and painting. He worked in public sector for more than 40 years before retiring recently. It was only at the age of 60 that he started to upgrade his skills, which certified him as a qualified manicurist. He is currently learning eyebrow embroidery at the Mirror D’International College.

Date : 17 Aug 2017 (Thursday)
Time : 3.30pm to 5pm
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10 – Arena
(turn right after exit lift)

FREE ADMISSION. Feel free to invite your family and friends. 

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/august-sharing-session-b-introduction-to-3d-folk-art-painting-tickets-36948821921#

August Sharing Session A ~ (Grand)Parenting Today

August Sharing Session A

GrandParenting Today

Having trouble connecting with your grandchildren? Not seeing eye-to-eye with your daughter-in-law? Or, would you like to have better relationships with your children?

Join us for an interactive panel discussion that will give you some tips and tricks on being a good parent and grandparent. Hear experiences in fostering relationships and intergenerational bonding first-hand from  our panelists and participants, and pick up useful ideas to help you navigate your own relationships. 

Moderator : Eleanor Yap
Editor and Founder of 4 informative websites – Ageless Online, Ageless Voice, Time Traveller and FaceUp. She is also an advocate for seniors and occasionally brings seniors into schools to share about ageing and to debunk stereotypes. She is also a freelance writer and writes about the community, health and seniors, and she holds writing workshops.

Panelists : Retired seniors, Friends of U 3rd Age

Date : 17 Aug 2017 (Thursday)
Time : 2pm to 3.30pm
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10 – Arena
(turn right after exit lift)

FREE ADMISSION. Feel free to invite your family and friends. 

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/august-sharing-session-a-grandparenting-today-tickets-36948679495#

July Sharing Session ~ Exercise your Brawn and Brains!

July Sharing session 21 July 2pm

Exercise your Brawn and Brains!

Over the recent years, more and more studies have shown that physical exercises and brain exercises complement each other in keeping both your brawn and brains healthy! During our sharing session, our volunteer speaker Catherine Loo will demonstrate how to do simple exercises using a chair in the comfort of your home. After a good stretch and workout, work your brains with Catherine with Sudoku as she shares her own tips and techniques in solving Sudoko puzzles.

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 is passionate about designing salt dough figurines, enjoys teaching and has been sharing her skills like Sudoku, Paper Craft, Chair Exercise and Fondant decoration with her peers.

Date : 21 July 2017 (Friday)
Time : 2pm to 4pm
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10 – Arena
(turn right after exit lift)

FREE ADMISSION. Feel free to invite your family and friends.

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/july-sharing-session-exercise-your-brawn-and-brains-tickets-36219423270#

Salt Dough Figurine Theme IV (Aug/Sep Tuesday 1.30pm)

SALT DOUGH FIGURINE Theme IV

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 recipe to making salt dough

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 : 22, 29 Aug, 5, 12 Sep 2017 (Tuesday)

Time : 1.30pm to 4pm

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-theme-iv-augsep-tuesday-130pm-tickets-36219858572

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 (Aug/Sep Thursday 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 : 17, 24, 31 Aug, 7 Sep 2017 (Thursday)

Time : 1.30pm TO 4.30pm

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $65 (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-thursday-130pm-tickets-36219579738

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.