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June 2019

Make an Elephant

14 June 2019 @ 9:45 am - 16 June 2019 @ 12:45 pm
Upstairs @ Viva Victoria, 169 Lebuh Victoria
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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Free

14-15-16 June, 9.45am - 12.45pm each day Make a simple elephant using your hands with clay. Develop awareness of the necessity of respecting and protecting Asian elephants, which are in danger of extinction. Free of chargeOpen to anyone on Friday and Saturday. Children’s day on Sunday.Space is limited so please let us know which day and how many of you would like to come.Expectation/ResultAll participants get introduced to basic clay modelling and produce a clay elephant, which will be exhibited…

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Painting Music Workshop

14 June 2019 @ 10:00 am - 16 June 2019 @ 12:30 pm
RM100

Madeleine’s work reflects the nature of the artist herself, who lives the dynamic and exuberant philosophy she has for her own art and the role that art plays in society. Black lines of Enamel paint, twirling back and forth, playing out the rhythm of the jazz music, inviting the viewer to live their own musical memories. Maddi engages in very relevant and compelling stories of rhythm and movement. Pianos, guitars & cellos feature largely alongside the classic ‘girl in a…

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Paint Jam

14 June 2019 @ 10:00 am - 15 June 2019 @ 1:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
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RM50

The Art E Space is a studio space for artists, art clubs, and a venue for workshops. The TAES philosophy is to support and promote art and other creative pursuits in the community. We believe that anyone can be an artist! TAES invites you to come and paint with us at our Open Studio on Saturday, 15th June, from 10am -1pm. Theme: Island Life Friday 14th 10am-3pm, Sat 15th 10am-1pm Cost : RM50 (inclusive of all materials) enquiries@theartespace.com, 012 486…

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Painting with Fire Workshop

14 June 2019 @ 10:00 am - 16 June 2019 @ 12:30 pm
Upstairs @ Viva Victoria, 169 Lebuh Victoria
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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RM100

Tina makes contemporary Sterling Silver jewellery with Asian influences. Every piece of jewellery is handcrafted by the artist. Workshop: Painting with Fire Description: Colour your copper “canvas” using a creme brûlée torch ! Use your creation to make a pair of earrings. You will learn wire wrapping techniques to assemble your earrings. Daily 10am-12.30pm RM100 includes cooper “canvas” , sterling ear wires and beads plus light refreshments."

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Father’s Day Woodworking Workshop

14 June 2019 @ 10:00 am - 16 June 2019 @ 6:00 pm
RM100

"Build Dad a DRINKO Game or a Six-Pack Beer Tote with carpenter Nick Pereira First 45 Minutes – Builder Basic: Machinery & Powered Hand Tools � Participants will be exposed to all machines & tools available; usage, safety measures, maintenance. Machines: Mitre Saw, Table Saw, Disc & Belt Sander, Drill Press & Nail Gun with Compressor Powered Hand Tools: Power Drill, Jig Saw & Sanding Machine **Kids below 15 will not be allowed to handle machinery until and unless allowed…

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Abstract Mixed Media Collage for Kids

14 June 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 16 June 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Pulau Tikus, Pulau Tikus Penang 10250 Malaysia + Google Map
RM220

Tania Ng’s paintings are a lot focussed on the life process of a flower (eg: when it blooms and withers). She loves the challenge of trying to capture the beauty in things that are usually overlooked and not noticed. She currently conducts art classes/workshops for kids under Split Splat in Penang. Her workshops/classes are focussed a lot on promoting self expression and creativity within a child, allowing them to explore and introducing them different forms of art so that they…

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The Big Draw

16 June 2019 @ 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Gusto Cafe, 4, Jalan Sungai Kelian
anjung Bungah, Penang 11200 Malaysia
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Free

Big Draw Intro at 9am -12noon and Sunset Big Draw at 5:30pm - 7:30pm. A collaboration between Gusto and TAES. Gusto is a community cafe in Tanjung Bunga who supports, promotes and encourages artists of different genres, backgrounds and levels. They regularly hold events for artists to mingle, share and show off their craft, including music, magic acts, drawing and painting. TAES is a community art space that welcomes makers and teachers of art and other creative pursuits. The TAES…

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Colour Pencils as Fine Art Workshop

16 June 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
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RM45

Sharon Siew Suan Kow is a Colour Pencil Artist, living and working in Penang. She began seriously pursuing coloured pencil art in 2013 at the age of 43. Her style gravitates towards contemporary realism. Sharon is a Signature Member of the Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA), Master Status Member of the Coloured Pencil Community of Australasia Inc (CPCAU) and a Registered Member of the International Guild of Realism (IGOR). Sharon has been published internationally, and has exhibited both locally…

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Life and Figure Drawing Workshop

16 June 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
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RM50

Mandy Maung is a self taught portrait illustrator and painter from Penang. After completed her studies majoring in Graphics & Multimedia design she diverted her career pursuing her passion for fine art and mural paintings. Her interests in portraits has been stemmed since young by the beauty, peculiarity and the uniqueness of the human features and figures. Her works taps on portraiture both in subdued figurative and contemporary style. The workshop will cover 1. Composition Planning - Measuring the head…

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November 2019

Art Writing Programme | A Short Introductory Course by RogueArt

2 November 2019 @ 8:00 am - 7 December 2019 @ 5:00 pm
RM350

To encourage more diverse and critical writing on art in the local context, Penang Art District launches an Art Writing Programme to provide a platform for writers to expand their thinking and hone their critical writing skills with a focus on visual art. This programme will benefit young writers who are interested in learning to write critically about art and in expanding their writing career, researchers, art history or art management students, and curators or cultural programmers who are eager to…

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February 2020

Sip and Paint with Soon Lai Wai

8 February @ 9:30 am - 9 February @ 12:30 pm
Conservatory, Ground Floor, Heritage Wing, Eastern and Oriental Hotel
George Town, Penang 10200 Malaysia
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RM285

Award winning artist, Soon Lai Wai, who is exhibiting his series of lotus paintings at the Art Colonnade At the E&O Hotel in February, will guide you in the creation of your own masterpiece. Art supplies provided with canapeś and a glass of Taittinger, Brut Reserve, Reims, France. RM285 nett per person, The Conservatory, E&O Hotel Saturday 8th or Sunday 9th February 2020, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm. Advance reservation is required. Contact +604 222 2000 ext. 3151 / 3139 or email fbcentral.resv@eohotels.com  …

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March 2020

Tiny Art, Big Heart, by Women Artists for Peace & Harmony

22 March @ 11:00 am - 29 March @ 4:00 pm
Harmony Centre, 15 Jalan Scotland
George Town, Penang 10450 Malaysia
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Free

Women Artists for Peace & Harmony is a new collaboration of Nagomi artists in Penang. Nagomi art is a form of Japanese art healing, using pastels and fingers to create a gentle, transparent, warm pieces through simple yet unique painting techniques. The group’s mission is to promote an equal society by sharing the messages of peace and harmony through their artworks. Organiser Susan Loone is a graduate (honours degree) in the field of social sciences and humanity (majored in Anthropology & Sociogy,…

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Hand-Colouring Photography Walk-in Workshop, by Ignacio de Juana

27 March @ 9:00 am - 5 April @ 10:00 pm
64 Lorong Carnarvon, 64 Lorong Carnarvon
George Town, Penang 10100 Malaysia
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RM150

Hand-colouring refers to any method of manually adding colour to a black-and-white photograph, generally either to heighten the realism of the photograph or for artistic purposes. Hand-colouring is also known as hand painting or overpainting. The artist uses this technique to add a new and different dimension to his black and white photographs hand-colouring  them with watercolours. Spanish-born Ignacio de Juana lived in Kuala Lumpur for two and a half years and has recently moved to George Town to open his own…

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Editorial Illustration: Communicating Ideas & Getting Hired

28 March @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hikayat Blue, 226 Beach Street
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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RM125

Part of a series of three workshops under ‘A Weekend of Comics and Illustration’. Distilling a text into a clear idea and conveying it visually is at the heart of editorial illustration, which covers images made for publications like newspapers and magazines, print and online. Examples of publications that commission such work include the New Yorker, WIRED, Washington Post, Saigoneer, Mekong Review, Tempo, and New Naratif. This workshop is ideal for students and emerging artists who are thinking of working…

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Pop-up Card Workshop with Winnie Cheng

28 March @ 10:00 am - 5 April @ 12:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
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RM90

This is a fun workshop for children and adults where participants get to create their own pop-up card inspired by George Town's iconic shophouses. Participants will be guided on how to cut, fold and glue the template and can customize their card by colouring it in with colour pencils and marker pens. Winnie Cheng is a full-time artist living and creating in Penang. She has a Master of Arts in Art by Research from the University of Brunei Darussalam (2013)…

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Monotypes with Mixed Media, by Kerry Godfrey

28 March @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
hin bus depot, 31a Jalan Gurdwara
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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RM80

In this workshop, you will be shown how to translate your own photography into one-of-a-kind monotypes. No prior experience of printmaking is required, just a love of colour, texture and process led practice. In the this two part workshop you will produce 3-4 Monotypes in the first session, exploring painterly printmaking techniques. In the second session after lunch you will learn how to refine your prints, employing mixed media personalised to your creative process. Kerry will provide all materials and demonstrate…

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My Story/Our Story: Making Comics Alone And Together

28 March @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hikayat Blue, 226 Beach Street
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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RM125

Part of a series of three workshops under ‘A Weekend of Comics and Illustration’. Making comics can be a solo or group effort, depending on your preference and artistic process. This workshop will provide insight on both methods of working, as well as some hands-on comic making activities to explore the creative opportunities unlocked with each method. In the workshop, participants will learn: How to navigate the process of making comics alone and in a team The advantages and challenges…

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Gyotaku: The Art of Fish Print, by Kam Yew Chee

28 March @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
hin bus depot, 31a Jalan Gurdwara
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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RM30

Gyotaku is a traditional Japanese technique of fish (seafood) printing, practiced in the mid-1800s by fishermen to record their catches. Malaysia based artist, Kam Yew Chee was originally a scientist and a lecturer who now combines his research and artistic skills, giving birth to an artistic Frankenstein of the two disciplines. Kam’s passion in mixed media art embodies unique techniques of art making. His artworks have been exhibited in the United States, Germany, Thailand and Japan as well as in…

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Painting Vibrant Watercolours

29 March @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
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RM60

No more muddy, dreary, just “blah” paintings! This workshop will teach you how to create paintings that are vibrant and have impact. This workshop is not for the absolute beginner. It is best if you have some drawing and painting skills, as we will be jumping straight in with drawing your subject before we start painting.   There will be some colour theory exercises to go through before we actually start painting our subject, but don’t worry! It will be…

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Creating a Comics Pitch

29 March @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Hikayat Blue, 226 Beach Street
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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RM125

Part of a series of three workshops under ‘A Weekend of Comics and Illustration’.   Have a story you would like to submit to publishers, but don’t know how or what to pitch? This workshop covers the basics of what a pitch is, its structure and its materials, as well as tips on navigating the publishing industry as a comics creator. The workshop will also provide participants a chance to finetune their own pitch with personalised critiques from the facilitators.…

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Smart Phone Photography, by Robert Sherwood Duffield

29 March @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
hin bus depot, 31a Jalan Gurdwara
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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RM50

This workshop is for anyone who owns a mobile device and would like to really start to use it effectively as an artistic tool. You will learn how to unleash your smartphone camera's full potential and develop your artistic skills in a fun and practical, hands-on class. You will also be introduced to some of the best free and purchased apps and accessories to assist in developing your photography and artistic practice. Participants are encouraged to bring along their own…

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“Painting Shopping Bags “save the planet” With Molly Tay

29 March @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
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RM105

Molly Tay studied art at Nanyang Academy of Arts Singapore, and then at Edinburgh University, ands then returned to Malaysia to teach as a Fine Art Lecturer at Equator College. She received her Master of Fine Art and Design in 2005 at the University of Tasmania. She currently conducts workshops regularly at The Art E Space. In this workshop Molly will show you how to paint acrylic on a canvas bag. The price is RM 105 per person including materials.…

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April 2020

Acrylic or Watercolour?

3 April @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
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RM60

Are you confused by the title of this workshop? Not anymore!  You will be painting with acrylics, but using glazes of transparent colour, so that the result looks like it could be a watercolour painting. We will start off with drawing our subject, so some drawing skills will be essential. I will be teaching you how to lay down glazes, mingling colours to create luminous layers, and establishing lights and darks. Transparent layers do not mean weak colours! You can…

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Ralph Kiggell Open Studio

3 April @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
hin bus depot, 31a Jalan Gurdwara
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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Free

Thailand-based Ralph Kiggell’s open studio will show him at work, and also he will exhibit prints relating to his work in Thailand and to the tropics, about woodblock printing, and about how it can connect to the environment. He will be at Hin Bus Depot from April 3rd-5th 1pm to 6pm. Ralph Kiggell studied woodblock printing, both traditional and contemporary methods, in Japan in the 1990s, finishing with an MFA from Tama Arts University in Tokyo. He has taught at Bangkok, Chulalongkorn, and Chiang Mai universities, and…

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Black and White Woodcut, with Ralph Kiggell

4 April @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
hin bus depot, 31a Jalan Gurdwara
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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RM150

A 5-hour course introducing water-based woodblock printing, a non-toxic traditional Japanese technique that doesn’t need a press. You will learn about the beautiful paper, wood and tools used for this method, as well as how to transfer your image to a woodblock, how to cut it out using various knives and gouges, register it and print it on specially dampened paper. This course is great for both beginners and those who have some knowledge of this technique. • You will…

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Basic Silkscreen Printing, by Dirty Donuts

5 April @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
hin bus depot, 31a Jalan Gurdwara
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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RM130

Learn how to silkscreen print a tote bag. Students will learn how to do basic silkscreen printing within three hours. Bring any surfaces that they wish to print on. You will receive all the materials you need to then explore on other printable surfaces after the workshop. Azmal Mashudi is a graphic designer, illustrator, silkscreen printer and a founder of Dirty Donuts Print Lab and Basix Lab. His works have been exhibited in Osaka, Japan and he has carried out silkscreen…

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Exploring the Art of Doodling with Leong Wai Khong

5 April @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
RM50

Leong Wai Khong is an award-winning doodle artist and illustrator  who will explain his  processes and transformations during this workshop. The cost is RM 50. Contact the artist directly to book: Waikhong@gmail.com You can learn more about his work at http://www.behance.net/leongwaikhong

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