Friday, July 29, 2016

Craft Workshop: Mosaic Art with Seniors

Mosaic is the art of creating images by assembling small coloured pieces of materials. It is an art which calls for immense patience as the creation is put together piece by piece, with precision to ensure that the tiles are properly place. Together with the help of the student volunteers, a group of seniors created their own mosaic art piece - The Gentle Owl, at a customised craft workshop which WahSoSimple had designed. 
The usual chatter in the room were replaced with an air of quiet focus and concentration. The seniors painstakingly combed through the coloured tiles, matching the colours with the template. There were occasional bursts of laughter as they exclaimed for help from the volunteers - with their mosaic pieces unintentionally placed too far apart, resulting in their owls looking like an aftermath from an earthquake. It was good fun piecing the owls together, tile by tile.
Mosaic Art with Seniors
The Gentle Owl
Mosaic Art with Seniors
Arranging the mosaic pieces a tile at a time
Mosaic Art with Seniors
The owl taking its shape in the patient hands of the seniors

Till our next blog, make something with your hands. =)
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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Craft Workshop: Making A Merlion Shrink Plastic Keychain with Suede Tassel With Seniors

Making A Merlion Shrink Plastic Keychain with Suede Tassel With Seniors

The iconic Singapore Merlion roared to life at our craft workshop with the seniors. We coloured the Merlion which were drawn on shrink plastic with the rainbow selection of Sharpie markers. Lovely hues of assorted colours on the Merlion were created and the seniors watched in amazement as their creation shrank in size when baked in the oven.
Together with the student volunteers who spent the morning crafting with them, they handmade suede tassels to complement the Merlion keychain. Their completed creation was an authentic made in Singapore keychain!
Making A Merlion Shrink Plastic Keychain with Suede Tassel With Seniors
Matching the colours of the Merlion with their handmade suede tassels
Making A Merlion Shrink Plastic Keychain with Suede Tassel With Seniors
A 100% Made in Singapore Keychain

Till the next blog post, make something with your hands! =)
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