Monday, April 27, 2009

Design Modules for Upper Sec. Levels

Fashion Design ● Graphic Design ● Product Design

Content Coverage
History & Context of Design
Design Elements & Principles
Design Processes & Developments
Case Studies/Industry Tour
Design hands-on & Project-work

*Could be customised for Exp/NA/NT, 'N'/'O' levels
*could be conducted within curriculum time or as enrichment programme after-school
*Timing and content could be adjusted and appropriated flexibly within the hrs proposed (10 - 24 hrs).

For enquiries, please contact:
Lau Sheow Tong (Director/Chief Trainer)
HP: 97935566
Profiles of Trainers

Lau Sheow Tong
Chief Trainer (Composite Art & Design)

Sheow Tong is an experienced Art and Design trainer with an extensive track record in his field of expertise. He has taught Art and Design in both primary and secondary schools and he is currently lecturing part-time at Temasek Polytechnic (Design Integrated Studies) and First Media Design School on various design modules.

He has established Composite Art & Design which runs various courses on Art & Design for both students and teachers. Trigger Creations is its series of Art educational programmes targeted for MOE schools as endorsed by National Arts Council (NAC).
As a teachers’ trainer with World Prime Arts Education, he has conducted various Art workshops specially tailored for teachers from MOE such as Art Interpretation for Study of Visual Arts, Fashion Illustration and Mixed Media Painting.

He holds a Master in Fine Arts from LaSalle College of the Arts (validated by Open University, UK), a Post-graduate Diploma in Education from National Institute of Education and a Bachelor in Arts from National University of Singapore.

Lim Jit Hwang
Design Consultant (Silverlining Bridal Couture)

Lim Jit Hwang is the founder and design consultant of Silverlining Bridal Couture which is established in 2002. It is a fine bridal consultancy firm which specialises in made-to-measure dresses and suits for to-be-wed clients. Currently, he is also lecturing part-time at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts on Design Communication Studies. Prior to this, he was a full-time lecturer with its design department.

He graduated with a degree in Visual Arts and Communications from Curtin University of Technology.

Phang Yi Ling Candice
Trainer/Designer (Composite Art & design)

Phang Yi Ling Candice is currently a designer/trainer with Composite Art & Design specialising in teaching programmes on experimental design, graphic design and visual communication studies. She is also a freelance designer having done turn-key design projects for various companies such as Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and Metafusion Pte Ltd. She graduated with a Bachelor in Arts (Architecture) from the National University of Singapore and she is currently pursuing an Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design, Visual Communications, with First Media Design School.


Friday, April 3, 2009

Life Drawing @ Fort Canning

A Learning Journey on Life Drawing

This workshop takes students to a learning journey on Life Drawing at Fort Canning Park.
It is specially designed for adults who have a keen interest in on-the-spot sketching and drawing of nature, scenery and architecture.

It is also a Heritage-cum-Art camp where students will be guided to a trail of Fort Canning Park with introduction of its history and culture amid the interesting architecture and lavish greenery.

In this workshop, students will be informed of basic perspective drawing and composition techniques in composing interesting outdoor life drawing pictures. Media used will be dry materials which are quick-and-easy for outdoor sketching such as pencils, charcoal and colour pencils.

There are 4 sessions (4 x 3hrs) to this workshop:
- Introduction & Mastery of Dry Media (Pencils/Charcoal/Colour Pencils)
- Introductory Trail and Basic Sketching at Fort Canning Park
- Perspective Drawing & Composition of Pictures
- Life Drawing of Composed Pictures at Fort Canning Park

Arrangement & Timing of workshop:
For Public (Adults & Teens):

06 June 09
13 June 09
20 June 09
27 June 09
(Sat 9am to 12pm)

For School Teachers:
Week 1 & 2 of June 09 holiday period (open dates)
Mon to Fri 9am to 12pm (could be allocated flexibly)
*Could be conducted as exclusive package for teachers from individual school or cluster schools.

The Substation
45 Armenian Street
Singapore 179936

Fort Canning Park
Singapore 179618.

For enquiries and registration of this workshop, please contact:

Lau Sheow Tong (Director/Chief Trainer)
HP: 97935566