Create with Culture
Be inspired by Singapore’s rich and diverse heritage! Craft and create your own memories of this island nation in unique private art workshop. Corporate team bonding inquiries welcome.
Small groups of 3- 8 persons: Book a private group session with friends and group members at my home studio in Toa Payoh. Select a date and time convenient for you. Inquire here.
Are you a corporate looking for a team bonding or team building event? Learn more here.
Private Workshops for adults
All workshops are suitable for complete beginners, intermediate learners and art enthusiasts!
Express Peranakan Printing on Fabric (2.5 hours): Learn to handprint your fabric using a collection of pre-carved rubber blocks inspired by Peranakan tiles.
Beginner Block Printing on Fabric (4 hours): Learn to design and carve a rubber block to keep! Use your design to hand-print a truly customised fabric artwork.
Express Japanese Woodblock Printing on Paper (2.5 hours): Enjoy a 400-year-old printing technique without going to Japan! Learn to create multiple colour prints and take home a framed work.
Private Workshops for adults
Express Peranakan Printing
CREATE YOUR OWN PERANAKAN INSPIRED PRINTS
Toa Payoh | 2.5-hour workshop | All workshop materials, supplies and refreshments included | Perfect for 3 to 8 participants | Inquiries about larger scale workshops welcome
Experience the fun of Peranakan style printmaking in a heritage-rich session of creativity. Be inspired by Peranakan shophouse tiles and create a stunning hand-printed table runner or table cloth - by lunchtime! This streamlined printmaking workshop is perfect for the busy beginner with a selected range of blocks and design templates available. Your runner or table cloth is made from Japanese cotton sateen and ready-sewn for use straight away!
An extensive collection of hand-carved rubber blocks featuring gorgeous patterns and motifs is available for your use. Enjoy the creative process of designing your selecting blocks and colourful inks to add your own distinct touch. No art experience is necessary and no carving is required. All materials, supplies and refreshments are provided. Contact me for details.
Beginner Block Printing
learn to carve and print your customised fabric
Toa Payoh Studio | 4-hour workshop | All workshop materials, supplies and refreshments included | Perfect for 3 to 8 participants | Inquiries about larger scale workshops welcome
Enjoy carving your own linoleum block and creating hand-printed fabric in a fun workshop aimed at complete beginners! Learn to design your own pattern or choose from Peranakan tile inspired motifs. Take home a finished work ready to display or use in other craft projects.
Smooth cotton sateen fabric has been prepared for your printing session. Select from a colourful range of washable fabric inks to make your design truly unique. Take home your hand-carved block to print later on other textile items, cards and even gift wrap! Sharp carving tools and new soft-carve blocks will be used in this workshop amid the ‘eagle-eye’ guidance from the instructor :)
No art experience is necessary. All materials, supplies and refreshments are provided.
Private Workshops for parents
ENJOY ONE-ON-ONE TIME WITH YOUR CHILD
Toa Payoh Studio | 2.5-hour workshop | All workshop materials, supplies and refreshments included | Perfect for 3 or more parent-child pairs | Inquiries about larger scale workshops welcome
Looking for culturally creative experiences for your child? Join a special printing workshop tailored to parents and children/young adults! Create a distinct Peranakan style artwork as a great keepsake of Singapore.
Children can enjoy the process of designing their own artworks using a unique collection of pre-carved rubber blocks inspired by Peranakan tiles. A range of colourful Nyonyaware inks are available for young artists to stamp their designs and impress their parents! No art experience is necessary and no carving of blocks is needed. Bond with your child and leave the art mess behind!
One child per parent/adult pair is welcome. Children must be 6 and above.
perfect for school groups
2.5-hour workshop | All workshop materials and supplies included | Perfect for large groups of students | Cultural presentation on Peranakan culture also available
Creativity meets culture in a workshop designed for junior printers! Upper primary and high school students can enjoy a tailored printing workshop. Learn more about Peranakan culture while designing and creating a Singapore inspired artwork.
Students can use a collection of pre-carved rubber blocks inspired by Peranakan tiles along with a colourful range of inks. No art experience is necessary and no carving of blocks is needed. Great for building confidence and exploring individuality while being gently guided by an experienced instructor.
- Aprons are provided but it is advisable to wear old clothing underneath as inks used can stain clothing permanently. Inks are low-toxic and water-based but no responsibility will be taken for damage or injury to material possessions or health.
- Images and feedback from workshops may be used for marketing purposes unless otherwise indicated.
- Workshops have a minimum number of students and may be rescheduled or a refund given if deemed necessary. Tickets are non-refundable and if you are unable to attend, you may wish to find a replacement before kindly providing us with the person's contact details.
- Ticket sales close 48 hours prior to workshops due to preparation requirements.