This November, Tish Lifestyle featured a month long of curated #TishStyleSesh festive workshops aimed to inspire participants to become the ultimate hostess this Christmas. For their final festive themed workshop, the lifestyle brand teamed up with engineering researcher-turned-full time calligrapher and artist, Joanna Chia of Quirky By Design to host a Festive Watercolour and Modern Calligraphy Workshop for an intimate group of 14 ladies at Tish Lifestyle Studio, based in Bangsar South.
“There is something so infectious and appealing about passion and a shared love for the arts, and I’m thankful for platforms like #TishStyleSesh for building networks within the art community. In this season of giving, there is little more precious than giving and receiving personalised gifts. crafted especially for the ones you love, the ideal gesture to show them just how much they matter. “Joanna quoted.
Participants learned the basics of playing and exploring with watercolours. Joanna, who shared her process of colour blending, layering, developing effective compositions and mixing your own unique palette to create expressive and dynamic paintings with a fresh and modern feel. After which, she walked participants through the basics using brush tip marker and paint brushes. Using watercolour paints, participants learnt how to form a basic calligraphy alphabet and words. Finally, they used their new skills to create your own hand lettered holiday greeting on the watercolour card.
The workshop ended with sharing session amongst participants on their completed Christmas cards, while enjoying scrumptious canapés and refreshments catered by Mad Treats. Participants were gifted with a limited edition Tish x Inez Calligraphy Mistletoe Kisses scented organic candle.