Creative classes for adults in Sai Kung
Get creative on canvas with Anastasia’s Arthouse’s adult classes. Its Oil and Acrylic Painting lessons is a hands-on course that teaches would-be artists technique, colour theory, composition, structure, proportion, perspective and paint manipulation. Students learn to capture a scene’s light, atmosphere and mood, and develop their skills. This comprehensive course costs $5,980 for 13 three-hour classes, held weekdays, 10am-1pm. Hoi Pong Street, Sai Kung, 2719 5533, www.arthouse-hk.com.
Local artist Sascha Camille Howard offers life-drawing evening classes with a live model at her studio in Sai Kung. Open to all, from beginners to experienced artists, the two-hour sessions teach classes of no more than seven to draw what they see, develop their own style and improve their powers of observation. Wednesdays, 7pm-9pm, $150 (bring your own HB pencils and sketchbook). Sascha Camille Howard Artist Studio, G/F, 787 Po Tung
Road, Sai Kung, 9254 8803, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brush up on your Cantonese, or learn a new language with Sai Kung Tutors’ adult classes. Its experienced teachers offer one-on-one tuition in the comfort of your own home. Languages include English, French, Mandarin and Cantonese for $450 to $600 an hour. 1/F, 10 Po Tung Road, Sai Kung, 5321 4400, email@example.com,
Learn to use a pottery wheel and work with clay by hand at Kuro Vale pottery studio, opposite Loaf On in Sai Kung old town. Be inspired by the delicate porcelain and pottery in the gallery downstairs, then head up to the well-equipped studio and make your own. Classes are held every Saturday, 10.10am-12.10pm, $1,000 for four lessons. You can take home your masterpiece after firing, about 10-14 days. G/F, 48 See Cheung Street, Sai Kung, 2792 0102.
Learn how to use your camera properly with a course at new studio, Light Jar Photography. As well as studio sessions, its professional photographer will take students out and about in Sai Kung. Book a private session ($500/hour within Sai Kung) or gather up to four friends for a group adult class ($700/hour in Sai Kung). Monthly theme-based lessons are
also available. 1/F, 1 Wan King Path, Sai Kung Town Centre, 6274 1362,
Tap into your inner Donna Karan and learn to make your own clothes at Craft Hour’s adult classes sewing course. Starting in January, the Beginner’s Dressmaker course ($1,950) comprises six two-hour adult classes, during which you’ll make a tailored skirt from drafting the pattern to attaching the waistband. An Absolute Beginner course ($840) of two 150-minute lessons can be arranged for a minimum of four people. For details, email Lisa Kate Ackerman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Classes are held at Light Jar Photography Studio, 1/F, 1 Wan King Path, Sai Kung, 6757 2564.