10th July – We has 3 workshops for public; teaching them paper cut, coffee art and string art. Participants sat at our tables, worked on these art pieces and walked away with their own art piece.

In String Art activity, many of them used symbols like heart, star, house to represent the values that were important to them. They shared their love for these values to me. In the Coffee Art workshop, many drew cartoon characters and expressed that they were able to capture their favourite cartoon characters and now able to relate them with the smell of coffee. Paper Cut activity was purely to teach participants about the various folding techniques found in Chinese paper folding history. They enjoyed learning the various cultural references and engagement with the other participants.

Paper Cut & String Art
Posted by:jacquelynartstories

ArtStories is an artistic endeavour which creates meaningful art projects that uses stories, memories and narrated moments with Singaporean Artist, Jacquelyn Soo. Jacquelyn has worked with communities locally and internationally to conceptualise engaging community art programmes that address the needs of the community. She also creates and works with other artists in various Art & Craft workshops for people interested in learning about art and artistic practices. ArtStories welcomes individuals and communities from various walks of life including children, youths, adults, elderly as well as people with special needs or disabilities to work with the artist on custom tailored art commissions, art workshops and selected Art & Craft programmes. Jacquelyn is also a MOE – NAC registered Artist who conducts art training in private and public schools. ArtStories runs art workshops that can be conducted at different locations and can host large groups of participants.

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