Customised Workshops for Secondary School Students

NAFA offers customised workshops for secondary schools students to experience the process of design and art-making. All the workshops will be conducted by NAFA lecturers. We invite teachers to contact us on organising experiential and engaging workshops for your students. You may write to us at [email protected] or talk to us on 6512 4020 or 6512 8238.



Title An Ambient Thing
Outline ‘An Ambient Thing’ is an interesting ambient light derived from a reliable source of light and layers of mediums. This workshop allows students to explore patterns, textures or mediums to create a new ambient object.
Duration 2.5 hours
Class Size 25

Title Whimsical Mobile
Outline The 'Whimsical Mobile’ could be inspired by the different types of forms and patterns. This workshop allows the students to explore patterns and textures to design a hanging mobile of their choice.
Duration 2.5 hours
Class Size 25

Title Paperscaping & Shadow
Outline This workshop is to provoke students' imagination with use of a series of pattern cuts and folds to form 3-dimensional paperscapes.

After the students have created the forms, they will use torch light to explore and experiment with the shadow and light effects of their paperscapes.
Duration 2.5 hours
Class Size 25

Title Ring Making
Outline This workshop will allow the students to explore 3-dimensional patterns and shapes through bending, twisting, drawing and rolling a metal wire to create a ring.
Duration 3 hours
Class Size 20

Title Making Key Chain
Outline This workshop will allow the students to explore 2-dimensional patterns and shapes and translate it into a key chain. The making of key chains could be inspired by different letters and patterns. The students will explore stamping, texture to design key chains of their choice.
Duration 3 hours
Class Size 20

Title Building Out of the Box
Outline This workshop will promote creative thinking and a better understanding of sustainable future for our environment.

Each group of students will be given with a box of various materials to create a breathable architecture of their own imagination. By designing a model using various materials, each student will learn how buildings are designed and the various materials, including how recycled materials could help to communicate ideas. Students will also be encouraged to think about their surrounding space and the build environment in their own community.

At the end of the workshop, all will present their design to the group and their models will be displayed to form a new cityscape.
Duration 2.5 hours
Class Size 15
Title Alice in the ____land
Outline Give a twist to the classic Alice in the Wonderland. Be it Alice in the Neverland, Alice in the Nuttyland, etc. The students will rewrite the story to their preference, they may modernise, further fantasise it, dramatise it, localise it, etc. To top it off, design a book cover for this new novel!

Through this workshop, the students will accentuate their unique concepts with illustration and typography, become authors of their new books.
Duration 2 hours
Class Size 30

Title When ? Meets ?
Outline A simple yet fun and limitless question that leads to infinite outcome. Student are to create a collage from this boundless objective. The collage should convey a story instantly. This collage could be a poster for a blockbuster movie in the next season. For instance, • When Superman meets Snow White • When Pokemon eats Durian • When Transformer have a crush on Barbie Doll • When Wonder Woman beats Super Mario

Movie Poster: Title, main collage, details (the date of grand launch, theatre)
Duration 2 hours
Class Size 30
Title 3 Dimension Assemblage
Outline In this workshop, students are introduced to the art of sculpturing through learning about various types of sculpture formats. Students will be given a chance to exercise their creativity to form a sculpture using various recyclable materials with their classmates.
Duration 3 hours
Class Size 15
Title Creative Design
Outline This workshop aims to introduce participants to a set of design principles through a range of activities, images and worksheets. Participants will share their personal responses and interpretation through classroom facilitation.
Duration 2 hours
Class Size 25
Title Branding & Marketing
Outline This workshop will allow participants to better understand fashion brands, the target customers, as well as the lifestyles that is affiliated with the branding image. Participants will go digital in building a customer profile board using Pinterest to illustrate their understanding.
Duration 2 hours
Class Size 15
Title The Actors World
Outline This workshop aims to introduce participants to the basics of acting. There will be practical exercises and demonstrations to highlight the key training elements of an actor, including improvisation techniques. NAFA is the only institution in Singapore to offer Theatre studies in both English and Mandarin and have produced many outstanding artists on local and international stage, experience the school life that Julie Tan and Joakim Gomez had experienced!
Duration 2 hours
Class Size 25

We invite teachers to contact us on organising experiential and engaging workshops for your students. Please write to us at [email protected] or talk to us on 6512 4020 (Heidi Wu) or 6512 8238 (Ruth Teng).

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