In­ter­est­ing classes you can en­joy by your­self or with your girl­friends.

Simply Her (Singapore) - - SimplyHer - BY MELISSA CHANG

MOD­ERN CAL­LIG­RA­PHY Happy Hands Project www.hap­py­hand­spro­

WHAT YOU’LL DO Learn the ba­sics of pointed pen cal­lig­ra­phy – us­ing old-style metal-tipped pens and bot­tled ink – and dif­fer­ent let­ter­forms that you can use to de­sign your own framed prints, in­vi­ta­tions, pil­low cov­ers and bags. Pro­fes­sional graphic de­signer, Pauline Ibarra, part­ners lo­cal home stu­dios to con­duct the work­shops. Monthly classes are in the works, so sub­scribe to the mail­ing list to re­ceive up­dates.

COST $80 a per­son for two hours, re­fresh­ments and all ma­te­ri­als pro­vided.

IN­STA­GRAM TIPS AND TRICKS Bloe­sem Class, #01-81, 77 Seng Poh Road. Open week­days, 9am-6pm; Satur­days, 10am-7pm; Sun­days, noon to 5pm. www.bloe­ WHAT YOU’LL DO Bloe­sem of­ten in­vites cre­atives from all over the world to con­duct in­ti­mate classes that last about three hours, for 10-20 peo­ple. They’ve pre­vi­ously con­ducted food styling and pho­tog­ra­phy, mod­ern cal­lig­ra­phy and hand­i­craft lessons. This month, they’ll be host­ing Jelito de Leon, a free­lance food and life­style pho­tog­ra­pher from Manila for their Be In­sta Good! work­shop. Dur­ing the three­hour class, you’ll pick up tech­niques for cap­tur­ing de­light­ful images with your smart­phone and build­ing up your au­di­ence on In­sta­gram. COST $159 a per­son. Re­fresh­ments and all ma­te­ri­als pro­vided.

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