Interesting classes you can enjoy by yourself or with your girlfriends.
MODERN CALLIGRAPHY Happy Hands Project www.happyhandsproject.com
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.bloesem.co 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.