Learning to observe the face for distinctive features and nailing the likeness with lightning speed. The teacher was kind enough to be the model for a 10 minute demonstration. Such a delight to be drawing with a lovely bunch post-pandemic. Comparatively, it was awkward teaching online as you don’t get depth perception when drawing from... Continue Reading →
Presentation in Malay language for cultural engagement. Batik is a cultural element of the Javanese embodied in the Malay community of Singapore. It is widely adapted by various ethnic groups in Singapore. The batik painting experience is a good opportunity to introduce children to the art and craft and batik from a cultural stand point.... Continue Reading →
These students are history major and the workshop started out with a discourse on historical events that shape the evolution in batik design and South East Asian culture. It is more than just and art class. They got to try out the Tjanting and painted lovely batiks to bring home.
Kamal Arts has designed a workshop for the art of copper tooling that may easily be enjoyed by people of all ages. Just like this family did. Easy does it Our copper tooling workshop is suitable for all ages. Fine motor skills exercise too.
Batik Indigo Dyeing Workshop By Kamal Arts Held At Malay Heritage Centre Batik Indigo Dyeing Workshop - Batik is always an exotic and intriguing art medium. We were at Malay Heritage Centre conducting a batik workshop using indigo as the dyeing medium. Visit MHC’s FB to find out more or sign up for the programme... Continue Reading →
We introduced cold wax batik technique to simulate hot wax resist method in batik painting for home based learners. A complete set of materials was individually packed in a kit and distributed to the students on the day before all school was closed for Phase 2 - Heightened Alert. For the current program, each kit... Continue Reading →
Undergrads and faculty members attended a corporate cultural activity for bonding with colleagues during this phase of working-from-home. Batik painting kits were delivered prior to the workshop and we had a wonderful sharing the beauty of batik and how to appreciate them, also guiding them to complete a batik painting from our gallery full of batik art.
Held a mini-batik painting workshop at Boon Lay Primary School for both students and their parents. The participants were each given a pre-waxed mini batik design to complete using our traditional batik dyes. The designs were already pre-waxed onto the cloth thus no hot-waxing is required by the students.
We are honoured to be part of the Play Me! I'm Yours Global Street Piano Movement organised by The PlayTent Pte Ltd. For this project, we were partnered with the youths from Care Corner - Teck Ghee Youth Centre. Over the course of a few days, the youths, under the guidance from our instructors, were... Continue Reading →