5 Cool Photography And Writing Sessions To Attend At Apple Orchard Road In November
Live Art: Hand-Crafting Letters with Mye De Leon
Typography buffs are going to enjoy this hand-lettering programme headed by designer, artist and author of book Mastering Hand-Lettering, Mye De Leon. You’ll get to explore a whole new world of letter forms and styles, as well as try your hand at transforming photos into letter art using the iPad, Apple Pencil and Procreate app (all of which are provided).
Photo Walks: Creating Poetic Moments with Marc Nair
You might just need this programme for your next Instagram post. Get to learn the fundamentals of poetry, as well as how you can take inspiration from photographs (that you’ll be capturing during the workshop) to craft your very own poem. Bring along your iPhone or iPad, and don’t forget to charge your device beforehand.
Music Lab: Songwriting from the Heart with Tim De Cotta
Learn the technicalities of music-making from R&B/Soul artist Tim De Cotta of album ‘The Warrior’ that dropped last year. Apart from composing your own lyrics, you’ll get to craft your own tracks using GarageBand along the themes of life and love during the programme. Note: you don’t have to bring your own devices.
Live Art: Traditional Calligraphy with Nichole Tin
Calligraphy enthusiasts, this one here’s for you. Known for her classic works that she creates first by brush and ink, followed by digitising them, designer and calligrapher Nichole Tin’s programme allows you to explore different brushes and textures on the iPad. Your takeaway? The creation of your own custom monogram using traditional techniques. Note: you don’t have to bring your own devices.
Exclusive: Making Memories into Poetry with Amanda Chong
Photos evoke memories. That we all know, but how do we use them to inspire writing? Poet Amanda Chong’s programme is all about taking inspiration from one’s personal experiences to craft poems. You’ll be getting a hands-on experience crafting your very own poem (based on a personal photograph) using an iPad and Apple Pencil. Note: you don’t have to bring your own devices.