23 & 24 Oct 2017 – ArtStories conducted a two-day workshop for Ang Mo Kio Secondary One students for their post-exam activity. Each workshop ran for 4.5 – 5hours as the students worked on eagerly to complete their artworks.

We taught them basic brush lettering art which requires the use of brush markers, watercolour and suitable watercolour papers. Some of the students had grasped the technique of lettering quite easily and were able to create motivational quotes for themselves. Then, we moved on to Book Binding which the students were very excited about as they were interested to learn how to make their own journal. Many of them took to this craft form easily and thanked us for teaching them this skill.

The next day, students created Dreamcatchers using embroidery loops, strings, yarns, pom pom balls, beads and feathers. They were teasing each other about what dreams they may catch tonight after creating their own piece.

Here are the photos of their works:

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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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