Top 10 Best Arts and Crafts Workshops in Singapore
Boundless possibilities lie between the two palms you have. Be it if you’re holding a paintbrush, a chisel, or a hammer, arts and crafts have the power to let you experience life from a new perspective. Join us and get your hands dirty as Tropika Club reveals the Top 10 Best Arts and Crafts Workshops in Singapore.
These are Tropika Club’s very own aggregated rankings, or ‘rankings of rankings’. We collect information from a variety of sources to ascertain the final rankings here. This is further refined through consulting the TripAdvisor rankings to decide the position of the choices here when there’s a tie.
1. Streaks n Strokes
Introduction: Streaks n Strokes sees the unique artist in all of us. They have a big vision too: they aim to touch over a million lives by bringing people from all walks of lives closer together by letting them express their feelings on items they use daily.
Offerings: Find new colours in the items you use every day. Here, you’ll be introduced to the concept of painting on t-shirts, tote bags and much more with the in-house fabric paint they manufacture themselves. But remember to drop a call and reserve a spot
Location: SASCO@Khatib, Blk 813 Yishun Ring Road #01-01, Singapore 760813
Contact: +65 8587 8884
2. The Workroom
Introduction: Since 2011, they have been specialising in art entertainment and education. Not only that, but they have also been invited to talks, exhibitions, media and commercial events, private parties and workshops large and small.
Offerings: Calligraphy junkies rejoice! They are known to be one of the best places for calligraphy lessons in Singapore. They provide a variety of calligraphy workshops taught by Ruth Tan and visiting calligraphers.
Even during the Circuit Breaker period, folks are still able to learn calligraphy as online classes are available. So, just prepare the cards you purchased from their website, sit back, and let the class begin.
Location: 25 Lorong Kilat, #02-04 Walk-up Studio, Singapore 598126 | 87A Keong Saik Road, Level 2 Walk-up Studio, Singapore 089170
Contact: +65 9048 7718 (WhatsApp text only)
3. My Art Space
Introduction: Regardless of your day job, you are an artist at My Art Space. Here. they see you as the artist as you are. Instead of instilling the hard and fast formulas, they focus on providing you with a new way to observe and practice art. From developing your problem-solving skills to learning new ideas and concepts, you can find boundless opportunities to learn and gain your own flair as an artist.
Offerings: Unleash your creativity, and join the acclaimed painting workshop by My Art Space. It’s specially created from novices to the amateur artist to enjoy art. During the workshop, you’ll be guided personally by professional artists, according to your chosen medium, art styles, standard and progress.
Location: They have three outlets in Singapore.
Contact: +65 9012 9717
Introduction: Overjoyed brings beauty into the everyday. By combining design, function, quality, and value in their products, they want to help everyone live life to the fullest. For those who love design, whether it’s in the home, office, or travel, they also have an extensive range of art supplies and knick-knacks for your next inspiration.
Offerings: They organise art workshops in Singapore, as well as Instagram Live feeds and stories to help new artists find a community. You can even drop by for a chat over coffee (or tea, no discrimination here).
Location: 2 Handy Road, B1-11 The Cathay, Singapore, 229233
Contact: +65 6466 4366
5. Art Jam Studio
Introduction: The team at Art Jam Studio knows one thing: art can change lives. They understand the power of art to improve confidence and self-esteem. Quite literally, painting will change your life. Through the casual setting or art jamming, you’re invited to explore painting in your own way at Art Jam Studio.
Offerings: For their Individual Art Jamming sessions, you can choose to sign up for either the Open Studio Art Jamming ($30 per pax), or their Guided Studio Art Jamming sessions ($50 per pax)
They also have a membership programme at only $50 a year. With a membership, you get to enjoy:
- Priority booking over non-members
- 5% off art material purchases
- 10% off art workshops
- 10% off all art jamming sessions
- 30% off all art jamming sessions on birthday month
- Free 2 open studio art jamming sessions (worth S$60.00)
Location: 8 Burn Road #05-10 Trivex, Singapore 369977
Contact: +65 6655 2811
6. Artisan8 Studio
Introduction: Get clanking! Artisan8 Studio is a metalworking studio in the heart of Orchard Road. They focus mainly on crafting silver jewellery. For those who want to learn the methods behind crafting a unique piece of handmade jewellery, they conduct jewellery & metalworking workshops for silversmiths of all levels.
Offerings: Ready for a change from the other arts workshops in Singapore. Here, you get to craft your very own sterling silver rings through their workshops. You will learn the fundamentals of silversmithing which includes, designing, constructing, sawing, soldering and polishing your creations.
Location: 150 Orchard Road, Orchard Plaza #03-06, Singapore 238841
Contact: +65 9474 7252
7. Wabi Sabi and Me
Introduction: The past inspires the intricate creations at Wabi Sabi and Me. The craftspeople at this studio design and create jewellery through a fresh take on traditional methods, using porcelain and gems to create modern designs.
Offerings: They are also known for the frequent arts workshops they conduct in Singapore. With that, they provide a creative retreat where craftspeople can take home creations made with their own hands.
Location: 107 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 179105
8. Longue Vue Design
Introduction: Longue Vue Design creates artisan statement jewelleries and provides a refreshing lifestyle experience with their acclaimed creative jewellery design workshops in Singapore. Through professionally guided classes, they share their passion for the art and craft and empower women with a new set of actionable skills.
With that, they encourage and support all women to develop their creative acumen, business skills and to grow their passion into a potential revenue stream. Longue Vue Design cares and helps with their designs through their LV Design for Good initiative.
Offerings: Create beautiful and classy earrings with Longue Vue Design. This 3-hour workshop equips you with the skills necessary to create beautiful, delicate earrings on your own. By the end of the class, you will get to take home 1 pair of dangle earrings with flora pattern and 1 pair of dangle earrings with detailed texture.
Introduction: Crafune is a creative space where people come to learn and practise their leathercraft skills. In here, people realise that they are able to create something beautiful after a few hours with them.
In leathercrafting workshops, folks will learn about the leather that they use to create stylish bags and wallets, how handmade leather pieces are created, and maybe even make a friend or two while you work on your leather item!
Offerings: Crafune’s leathercrafting workshops are suitable for people of any age. They even have children as young as 9 years old joining them to learn about leathercraft!
Also, folks are not required to have any prior experience before coming in to join workshop, since their workshops are suitable for people of all experience levels.
Location: 2 Haji Lane, #02-01, Singapore 189195
Contact: +65 8218 4223
Introduction: Founded in 2008, Stone For Gold has been creating the exquisite handcrafted leather products. Their craftman’s passion for leather manipulation and fashion accessories has led to the enduring and distinctive designs that are uniquely Stone For Gold.
Offerings: For a more affordable and beginner workshop, sign up for the leathercraft buffet workshop. At only $35, you will learn how to make a variety of leather items, such as coin cases, ID tags, luggage tags, key cases, key fobs, tassels, trays, wire-keepers and a selfie-wrist cuffs. The pieces that you create will be yours to take home!
Location: 141 Jalan Besar #02-01, Singapore 208859
Contact: +65 9023 5219 – Jeffrey | +65 9021 8287 – Jacob
(Please contact them workshop-related queries only)
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