6 Places that you can pick up a skill or two in arts and craft
No matter if you're an aspiring artist with or without the creative eyes, you can easily learn a new skill at one of the many workshops happening around KL and PJ. The classes are varied, fun and fulfilling (some with free lunch thrown in as well), just follow these studios below to stay up to date on what's coming up each month.
Craft at No.7
This creative studio offers weekend artist workshops and screen-printing services. You can learn crafty skills like pouring art, food illustrations, clay jewellery, copperplate calligraphy and custom silkscreen printed lampshade design amongst others.
Address: No.7 Jalan 20/1, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Contact: 010-235 2315 / [email protected]
From brush lettering and calligraphy to making soaps, superfoods face masks, natural skincare and mini macaron magnets, Craftiviti let you explore your artsy side. If you can't make it to the workshops, you can also purchase the raw materials from them to try handmaking at home too.
Address: D-1-46, First Floor, Block Dahlia, 10 Boulevard, Sprint Highway, PJU 6A, Petaling Jaya 47400, Selangor.
Contact: 03-7733 3499 / [email protected]
The Craft Crowd
Each month you get to enrol in different crafting classes such as giant paper flowers, scented soy candles, sachet making, embroidery pendant and calligraphy.
Address: 16, Telawi 9, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 017-370 9654 / [email protected]
The Weekend Workshop
Besides learning how to do floral embroidery, wau bulan and watercolour brush calligraphy, The Weekend Workshop now also offers you a chance to learn baking. Impress your family with a moist chocolate cake and lemon poppy seed cake, or chantilly swiss roll and strawberry-filling swiss roll in the upcoming month.
Address: No.9, Jalan 21/12, Seapark, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Contact: 011-2177 6974 / [email protected]
A Space To ___.
Just like its name, this is the space where you will find many possibilities of what you can learn. Workshops include leather crafting, washi art illustration, preserved flower glass dome, floral resin and more.
Address: 109A, Jalan SS21/37, Damansara Utama, Selangor.
Contact: 03-7732 2166 / [email protected]
Enjoy a range of monthly creative workshops such as needle felting, Chinese ink painting, cold process soap-making, dream catcher dotting art, ceramic wheel throwing and more.
Address: 20A, Jalan Lang Kuning, Kuala Lumpur.
Contact: 012-617 3911 / [email protected]