Art Exploration FAQ

About Your Art Exploration lessons

Q. I am a complete beginner. Can I join the workshop?

Yes, it is suitable for any level from novice to amateur. Nevertheless you must join our Painting Introductory Workshop before you attend the first lesson of Art Exploration. This allows us to understand your strength, and yet allows you to understand our teaching methodology. Thus prepare you in the continuous learning.

Q. What is the age limit?

The program is suitable for any age from 16 years old onwards.

Q: Will materials will be provided?

Materials are not included in the package fee. You may buy materials from us or bring your own. Nevertheless, you can use shareable items like easel, oil wooden palette, oil brush washer or acrylic washer, painting knife, double dipper (for oil medium) and disposable aprons provided in our studio.

Q: What medium should I use?

We suggest you continue with the medium you have chosen during your Painting Introductory Workshop(oil/acrylic).

Q: Can I do drawing?

Feel free to let us know if you would like to do drawing.

Q; Can I do watercolor?

We encourage you start with oil or acrylic first. Due to the opacity of the medium, you can easily correct any mistakes made. Thus allows you to gain solid foundation of drawing and colors mixing through actual experience of error rectification.

Q: Can I switch to different medium in between the package?

You may do so, please get advice from our instructors.

Q: If I do drawing, what is the materials i need?

A3 size drawing block and pencil(HB, 2b, 4B, eraser, sharpener) or charcoal pencil(kneadable eraser)

Q: Will I get guidance during the lessons?

Yes, you will get personalised guidance from our instructors.

Q: Will I get guidance from one instructor only?

Art should not have standard answers. You stand opportunities to receive guidances from different instructors(depending on their availability which may vary every week). We strive to expose different knowledge to our learners which benefits them in long term.

Q: When must I start workshop after signing up

Within our offer validity period. The package term period will start on the following day of the session date you select for Painting Introductory Workshop.

Q: Do I have to stick to same time slots every week.

No. Time slot may be booked flexibly as per your plan as guidance is provided in each lesson based on progress of your painting. Booking terms and conditions apply. Details please see Booking terms and conditions below.

About your Art Exploration Package

Q: What happens if I couldn’t finish all my lessons after term ends

As help option, we allow roll-over of maximum 2 lessons to next 8-lesson package you signed up if any.

Q: Can I request for pause of package due to my oversea business trip?

We do give exception only for hospitalization and pregnancy reason. For frequent travellers, would advise to take up the flexi 12 package with 8 lessons over 12 weeks term period, longer term period.

Q: Can I transfer my unused lessons to others?

On case by case basis, lessons may be transferred with expiry date of package remained unchanged. Person taking over must attend our Painting Introductory Workshop prior to taking of the exploration lessons.

Q: Can I convert my package to package with longer term?

Yes, before your current package term ends, top up difference of the prices and an administrative charge of $30 payable.

About how to sign Up

Q: How to sign up?

Send in your request and any further enquiry through a form at end of our webpage. We will follow up soonest possible during our operating hours for further advice to you.

About Art Immersion

Q: What is art immersion?

Art immersion is free & easy painting session without art instructor around for additional own painting time before your package expires.

Q: What is the available timing of art immersion?

Any weekday day time when there are no ongoing workshops or events. Booking is required.

Q: How many art immersions can i attend?

You may book for art immersion before your package expires. Limited to maximum 1 art immersion slot per day.

About membership

Q: What is the benefits of the membership?

We tend to enrich your art learning journey with us. The 1-year membership entitles you to enjoy discount for other payable art events held by us. There is also 10% discount for F&B expense at our cafe. Not applicable to all promotional items.

About usage of SkillsFuture credit for Singaporean

Q: How to apply?

Click on this Link for user guide from SkillsFuture website.

Q: Can I use the credit on Painting Introductory Workshop?

No. Only Exploration Workshop Package is claimable.

Q: Can I use my family members SF credit to pay for my course?

Each Singaporean aged 25 and above can only use their own account and credit to submit a claim.

Q: How much credit can I use to pay the course fee?

The full amount as purchased as long as your credit is sufficient or the balance of your credit.

Q: When must I claim the credit from SkillsFuture?

As early as 60 days before course start date.

Q. Any supporting document we need to submit the claim?

Yes, we will issue an invoice (soft copy) upon your signup of our course.

About Exploration Lesson Booking

Q: How to book?

You will be given an user ID for booking online upon signing up the package and having attended of Painting Introductory Workshop. Booking can be done through website Booking Button (24-hour online booking system).

Q: What is the booking rules and regulations?

Booking can be done through website Booking Button (24 hours online booking system). Earliest 2 weeks, latest 1 hour before the lesson starts.

Cancellation of lessons can be done 24 hours before lesson starts. Lesson will be forfeited for absence.

Exceptional cancellation request within 24 hours due to sick reason must be furnished with a medical certificate.

There will be no lessons on public holidays.

In order to improve our services, CFA may revise Terms and Conditions from time to time without prior notice.