One of your resolutions ba is to learn something new? We gotchu, Betsy Fam! Whether you’re looking for a creative outlet or a possible business opportunity, check out our list of arts & crafts classes you can join.
Creative Workshops Manila PH (@creativeworkshopsmnl) has calligraphy and lettering workshops. 131 V. Luna Extension, Sikatuna Village, Quezon City
Craft MNL (@craftmnl) offers basic brush calligraphy, among many other workshops. Unit 302, Pasay Road Condominiums, 926 Arnaiz Avenue, Makati City
Studio 925 (@thestudio925) offers metalsmithing and custom jewelry classes. Second Level, 22 Malingap Street, Teacher’s Village, Diliman, Quezon City
Fancy creating a one-of-a-kind rings and other jewelry pieces? Metals and Gems Jewelry Studio (@metals_and_gems) can teach you how. Capitol Greenstreet Commercial Center, Capitol Hills Drive, Old Balara, Quezon City
Ian De Jesus (@ravenfox13) conducts individual and group art lessons. He teaches drawing (fundamentals, portraits) and painting (acrylics, pastels, and watercolor).
Carla Chua (@carlacochua) holds workshops on botanical illustrations and painting florals in watercolor. Check out her Instagram account for upcoming schedules.
For your own Demi Moore-Patrick Swayze moment, Tahanan Pottery (@tahananpottery) can teach you how to make functional stoneware such as planters, mugs, bowls, and so much more. There’s also a basic wheel class for those who want to bring their skills to the next level. Unit 4, 24K Mansion, 45 Timog Avenue, cor Scout Tuason, Quezon City
Crescent Moon Café (@crescentmooncafe) is an Asian-inspired restaurant and ceramics studio – owned and managed by the Abueva family (yes, think National Artist Napoleon Abueva) that offers basic pottery classes, too. Sapang Buho Road, Barangay Dalig, Antipolo City
A great stress-reliever, Habonera Soap (@habonerasoap) will equip you with the basics of cold process soapmaking. You get a Learner’s Take Home Kit (which includes a soap mold, cutter, and a cheat sheet kung saan ka makaka-source ng raw materials). Magallanes Village, Makati City