Workshops

NACAEP

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.