Introducing visual arts in fun and simple way

For participants of different backgrounds, interests and abilities

Why Co:Create?

Contemporary artists design and facilitate our workshops

We bring to you contemporary art practices with artist from Singapore and the region through collaboratively designing our workshops with them.

Workshops innovatively designed for inclusion

Our workshops are designed to be tried and tested by participants of different abilities. We are committed to provide accessibility tools to ignite everyone’s creativity.

NAC-AEP Listed Programmes

The National Arts Council-Arts Education Programme (NAC-AEP) is committed to provide all students with access to quality arts education programmes. Schools that have opted for the Tote Board Arts Grant may use the grant to subsidise a selection of Co:Creation’s workshops.

Workshops

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Character design through digital illustration

Explore digital illustration with illustrator Cherryn Yap and learn the creative process of character design. Starting with sketches on paper to a digital illustration for a mobile wall paper and finally into an animated character, participants will learn the ropes of using tools in Procreate to bring their characters to life.

Coffee Photo Processing Through Darkroom Printing

There’s nothing like a hot cup of coffee to kickstart your day. But do you know that coffee can also be used to develop black-and-white film? Coffee is a safe and environmentally friendly way to develop film. In this workshop, we invite you to step back into the “traditional” darkroom to experience this age-old yet humbling photo-developing process.

Art writing for Students

This workshop offers a hands-approach to art writing, focusing on the key writing formats for art students in school. With fun activities and easy-to-use templates students will learn about basic structures in writing art. Students will learn to confidently use visual analysis and research, to write compelling exhibition reviews and artist statements.

Artwork Documentation for digital portfolio

Take your art portfolio to the next level. Learn how to capture stunning photographs of your artwork. We will be diving deep into the steps to create digital portfolios that are visually captivating. By the end of our workshop, you will be equipped with photography techniques that are perfect for digitizing paintings, drawings and prints.

I’m a young curator! An exhibition-making workshop

A curator’s job is more than just hanging artworks on a wall. This workshop imparts the fundamentals of exhibition making and curating. Participants will get to have a hands-on experience in creating an exhibition to realise a curatorial vision. Be guided through conceptualising, developing your own exhibition using an array of artworks and artefacts.

Photo Embroidery Storytelling w/ stitches & images

Where photography meets embroidery, stories unfold and magic happens. Photo-embroidery is a way to elevate a 2D image into a tactile and even 3D one. Participants will be guided step-by-step with creating or selecting an image for intervention, choosing the types of materials for it and learn to embroider using an array of flat and raised stitches.

Zine Making and its communicative possibilities

Creating a zine can also be an act of “remembering”. In this workshop, participants will be prompted to establish personal and intimate expressions with the humble craft of zine making. Explore with paper folding techniques, collaging and experimental low-tech printing processes with visual art educator and practitioner, Nur Hanis Binte Selamat.

From Text to Image: An introduction to Visual Poetry

When written words are translated into visual images, what could a story look like? Explore how text can be visually translated to create deeper meanings. Using simple typography, colour theory exercises and various printmaking processes, participants formulate their own ways to produce a series of visual poems that connect with them and their community.

Visual Merchandising, Event & Product Styling

Styling plays a crucial role in telling a story of people, products and even experiences. This workshop will introduce event and product styling in the context of visual content marketing. Through case studies, participants will learn how to identify key messaging and concepts to develop convincing pitch decks to bring a set creation to life.

Workshops FAQ

Are the workshops open to public? Can I book a workshop to participate as an individual?

In this point in time, we do not have regular workshops open for individual signups. Bookings for our workshops are typically made as a group.

If you are interested in learning more about any of our techniques, we have a developed creative kits with instructional booklets in them as a guide. View all our creative kits here.

Does Co:Creation provide the workshop venue?

We do not have our own workshop venue at the moment. Our workshops are usually conducted at venue provided by our clients (eg, a classroom in school or at a client’s office).

We hav a list of venue partners that we can propose to suit your event or workshop needs. Get in touch with us for more information on our venue partners.

Can the workshops be customised? What can be customised?

Yes, all our workshops are customisable. The duration, outcomes and key learning points of the workshop can be adjusted to suit your needs.

For the duration, our recommended minimum duration is 2 hours. Most of our workshops can be extended for  longer durations over multiple sessions.

How are the workshops priced?

Our workshops are priced according to the number of participants and the total duration of the workshop.

Get in touch with us for a detailed quote of the workshop that you are interested in.

What is the maximum number of participants for a session?

We assign one facilitator to every fifteen to twenty participants.The maximum number of participants for a single workshop will depend on our facilitator’s availability.

Let us know the workshop that you are interested, the preferred date and time of the workshop and the number of participants that you will be expecting and we can advice from there.

What is the minimum number of participants for a session?

The minimum number of participants to form a group is 10.

How many days in advanced do I have to book the workshops?

To ensure that we have enough time to secure the facilitators and procure the materials, we will need at least 10 working days from the confirmation of a booking to the date of the workshop.

A booking is confirmed when the quotation provided for the booking is signed and returned by a client.

I am from a VWO (Voluntary Welfare Organisation) and I am keen for my community members/beneficiaries to experience a workshop by Co:Creation. How can I get in touch?

Co:Creation Workshop provides workshops for VWOs supporting persons with disabilities for free*. Get in touch with us for more information.

*Facilitator fees for such workshops are waived. However, there might be materials cost, depending on the type of workshop.

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