Chinese Ink Painting (Festive Special) Jan Wed 10am

A project supported by the LearnSG Seed Fund ~ Every Day, A Learning Day

CHINESE INK PAINTING (FESTIVE SPECIAL)

Join Fiona in this 4-session workshop to explore how different brush strokes with the use of shapes and movement can “create” your own unique Chinese ink painting masterpiece.

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 : 3, 10, 17, 24 Jan 2018 (Wednesdays)
Time : 10am to 12.30pm
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10 (Visual Arts Studio)
Fee payable : $16.00 per participant 
(bring your material set)

Additional items to bring : 
Own material set 
or pay $50 for a set of materials which includes 3 brushes, Chinese Ink Painting paint set, xuan paper, cloth

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/chinese-ink-painting-festive-special-jan-wed-10am-tickets-41033718958

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

SMS (Senior-Meet-Senior) Knowledge Cafe-Volunteerism 10 Jan 2pm

A project supported by the LearnSG Seed Fund ~ Every Day, A Learning Day

Welcome to join us for SMS (Seniors-Meet-Seniors) Knowledge Cafes;

Knowledge Cafés for Seniors are fun productive conversations to learn from each other and to make better sense of living in an urban community.

Objective : Encourage peer-led, small group learning for seniors

Dates : 10, 17, 24, 31 Jan 2018 (Wednesdays)

Time : 2pm to 4.30pm

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10 (White Room II)
Fee : Complimentary

You are registering for 10th January session; Volunteerism as a social contribution 
https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/sms-senior-meet-senior-knowledge-cafe-volunteerism-10-jan-2pm-tickets-41934581462#

Additional items to bring : 
Please bring along a pen and notebook

Other sessions please register at the main u3rdage.eventbrite.com page

17th Jan – ‘Relationship Banking’ – how relationships and wealth can be re-aligned to achieve balanced lifestyles

24th Jan – Happiness as a goal of social achievement

31st Jan – End of Life – Are We Ready

ECO-CRAFT (Chinese New Year Ornaments) 4/11 Jan 1.30pm

A project supported by the LearnSG Seed Fund ~ Every Day, A Learning Day

ECO-CRAFT (Chinese New Year Ornaments)

It’s that time of the year again to be making Chinese New Year decorations, for home and office. Pineapples, Mandarin Oranges and Fishes are a symbol of good fortune, wealth and prosperity. These are well-like gifts to add that spark to the celebrations. Learn to make these auspicious ornaments during this 2-session workshop. Participants will learn to make big and small pineapples, mandarin oranges as well as some cute gold fish. Handmade ornaments never fail to capture the magic and energy of this fabulous season!

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 : 4 and 11 Jan 2018 (2 sessions on Thursdays)
Time : 1.30pm to 4.30pm
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10
Fee payable : $18.00 per participant 
(fee includes material for pineapples, mandarin oranges, gold fish and pattern copy)

Additional items to bring : 
Scissors 
Measuring Tape 
Handicraft glue 
Tapestry needle 
Wet tissue or towel 
Bag to contain your WIP project

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/eco-craft-chinese-new-year-ornaments-411-jan-130pm-tickets-40929981677#

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

 

中国书法 (中级班) Chinese Calligraphy (Progressive) Dec/Jan Wed 1.30pm

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 through 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 : 20, 27 Dec 2017, 3, 10, 17, 24 Jan 2018 (Wednesday) 6 sessions
Time : 1.30pm to 4pm
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10
Fee payable : $24.00 per participant (includes course notes)

Additional items to bring :
please bring your own material set

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/chinese-calligraphy-progressive-decjan-wed-130pm-tickets-39642807705

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

An Introductory to the Frank Reilly Method of Portrait Sketching (Dec Wed 10am)

Join Alan in this 2-session workshop to learn drawing techniques and step-by step construction of the facial features using the Frank Reilly Method, a drawing method used by many professional artists which produces an accurately structured rhythms in portraits drawing.

  • General proportions and observation of the head and its features
  • Brief anatomy of head structure
  • Study of rhythms on the face, its planes and contours
  • Practical application on the portrait drawing

* recommended for participants who have completed beginners and/or intermediate workshop(s)

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 : 20, 27 Dec 2017 (Wednesday) 2 sessions
Time : 10am to 12.30pm
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10
Fee payable : $10.00 per participant (includes course notes and tracing paper)

Additional items to bring :
Drawing materials set including the normal kneaded and rubber erasers, graphite pencils, drawing board etc. 

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/an-introductory-to-the-frank-reilly-method-of-portrait-sketching-dec-wed-10am-tickets-39861220985

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

中国书法 (初级) Chinese Calligraphy (Beginner) Dec/Jan Tue 1.30pm

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 : 19, 26 Dec 2017, 2, 9, 16, 23 Jan 2018 (Tuesday) 6 sessions
Time : 1.30pm to 4pm
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10
Fee payable : $30.00 per participant (includes a set of materials)

Additional items to bring :
please bring a bag to bring home material set

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/chinese-calligraphy-beginner-decjan-tue-130pm-tickets-39642416535

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

Christmas Decorative Origami Wreath (8 Dec 2pm)

Join us for a 1-session workshop and learn the art of Japanese origami to make your very own Christmas Decorative Wreath in your chosen colours. Participants will make and bring home one 20cm origami wreath.

About Ms Susan Goh and Ms Jennifer Lim
As a child, Susan has been passionate about origami. She conducts origami workshops at South Central Family Centre where she actively volunteers and shares her skills and knowledge in origami to the seniors and children.

Jennifer is an arts and crafts enthusiast. She has attended art appreciation classes at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) and keeps herself abreast of all kinds of crafts. Like Susan, she also volunteers at the South Central Family Centre and shares her passion with the seniors.

Dates : 8 Dec 2017 (Friday) 1 session
Time : 2pm to 4.30pm
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10
Fee payable : $6.00 per participant 
(includes materials to make a 20cm christmas wreath and use of glitter glue )

Additional items to bring : Box to contain completed project

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/christmas-decorative-origami-wreath-8-dec-2pm-tickets-39901679999

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

Crystal and Pearl Ornaments for Beginners (6 Dec 1.30pm)

In this 1-session workshop, you will learn the basics how to wire wrap crystals and pearl together and combine them in different ways to create your very own ornaments. Participants will bring home a stylish necklace and 3 keychains. These handmade ornaments make perfect Christmas gifts!

About Ms Joyce Tng
An ardent art and craft lover, Joyce has dabbled her hands in various handiworks including sewing, knitting crochet, and even card making. A self taught beader, she delights in creating exquisite beads pieces and has shared her passion with handicraft enthusiasts at Bukit Batok Community Centre, Bukit Batok Resident Committee and Methodist Girls’ School ( Primary). She regularly attends courses to learn new skills and crafts and eagerly shares her newly acquired knowledge with her peers.

Dates : 6 Dec 2017 (Wednesday) 1 session
Time : 1.30pm to 4pm
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10
Fee payable : $8.00 per participant 
(includes materials to make 1 necklace and 3 keychains)

Additional items to bring : 
Round nose plier 
Wire cutter plier 
Box to contain completed ornaments

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/crystal-and-pearl-ornaments-for-beginners-6-dec-130pm-tickets-39946094845

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

Ping Shuai (Level Arm Swing) Qigong – Nov Wed 2pm

A project supported by the LearnSG Seed Fund ~ Every Day, A Learning Day

PING SHUAI (LEVEL ARM SWING) QIGONG

Qigong is an integration of physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intentions.  Qigong exercises can help you with your digestion, backaches, leg and knee pains, and many other illnesses. The key to long-term health therefore lies in enhancing the free circulation of “qi” to increase stability and peacefulness of mind.

  • What is Qigong
  • Health Benefits of Qigong
  • Qigong Exercises
  • Guided Meditation

About Mr Thomas Kuan
Thomas Kuan was introduced to Ping Shuai Qigong (Level Arm Swing) when he met Master Lee Feng-San Shifu in Taiwan in 2013. Since then, he had helped to promote this qigong in Singapore. He is certified Ping Shuai Qigong facilitator. 

Date : 1 and 8 Nov 2017 (Wednesday) 
Time : 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10
Fee payable : $13.00 per participant 

Attire : Dress comfortably, not too tight and preferably flat shoes, sports shoes or sandals. 

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/ping-shuai-level-arm-swing-qigong-nov-wed-2pm-tickets-38828176120

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

Stage Alive! Drama Workshop (Nov/Dec Mon 2.30pm)

A project supported by the LearnSG Seed Fund ~ Every Day, A Learning Day

STAGE ALIVE!

This workshop seeks to develop your interest and passion in drama. Through group exercises, pair work and role plays, we will bring you to a new level of appreciation of this performing art form. Gain personal satisfaction, have fun and make new friends who will journey with you in this dramatic experience!

1. Body Control
2. Body Movement
3. Vocal Techniques 
4. Diction 
5. Breathing Technique
6. Eye Communication 
7. Line Ownership 
8. Theatre Lingo 
9. Improvisation 
10. Characterisation

About Ms Debbie Lee Lodge
Debbie is a trainer in Communication Skills by profession and is a freelance actress for stage and film. She is a member of Ageless Theatre, a non-profit drama society for seniors. She also enjoys writing plays and directing them. She hopes that through drama, seniors will discover hidden talents which will open new doors for them.

Dates : 27 Nov, 4, 11, 18 Dec 2017 (Monday)
Time : 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10 
Fee payable : $16 per participant (includes course notes)

Dress Code : Casual and comfortable

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/stage-alive-drama-workshop-novdec-mon-230pm-tickets-38717168092

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