(Japanese Nagomi) Pastel Art Course by Ruyan - TP20230627PAC

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(Japanese Nagomi) Pastel Art Course by Ruyan - TP20230627PAC

Pastel Nagomi Art is therapeutic in nature, calms the mind, and improves your wellbeing.

By Brahm Centre 百仁中心

When and where

Date and time

Tue, 27 Jun 2023 10:00 - 12:00 +08


Brahm Centre @ Tampines Blk 473 Tampines Street 43 #01-94 Singapore, 520473 Singapore

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 2 hours
  • Mobile eTicket


Pastel Nagomi Art is an art form which originated in Japan and which involves the use of pastels and fingers. It is suitable for beginner artists of all ages, and has a therapeutic effect—it can sooth emotions, calm participants down, and bring happiness. 

In this course, Trainer Ruyan will teach you the various skills, techniques and concepts which will result in you creating beautiful designs with your own style. The drawings shown are only for illustration.

Lesson Plan

Session 1: To understand and apply basic blending and erasing techniques.

Session 2: To mix primary colours to form secondary colours, and learn to paint well-defined edges simply through freehand finger blending.

Session 3: To understand and apply the concept of value to create a monochromatic art work using paper stencil.

Session 4: To combine all the techniques learnt in the first three sessions into a single piece of artwork.

Session 5: To learn and apply more advanced erasing techniques using different types of erasers.

Session 6: To paint using tools other than finger-blending.

Session 7: To apply the concept of lighting and shading to paint a realistic piece.

Session 8: To further explore a different design by applying lighting and shading, and advanced erasing techniques.


Tuesday, 27 June - 10am-12noon

Tuesday, 4 July - 10am-12noon

Tuesday, 11 July - 10am-12noon

Tuesday, 18 July - 10am-12noon

Tuesday, 25 July - 10am-12noon

Tuesday, 1 August - 10am-12noon

Tuesday, 15 August - 10am-12noon

Tuesday, 22 August - 10am-12noon

No. of sessions: 8 

**Minimum 12 students to start class 


Brahm Centre@Tampines 

Materials provided: 

All Art Materials Provided : include Faber Castell Soft Pastel - 24 colours and other items  


1. Wet tissue 

2. Dry tissue 

3. Black pen x 1 

4. 2B pencil x 1 

5. Ruler x 1 

6. A pair of scissors  

Course Fee:

$280 |$56 for seniors eligible for National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy* 

*NSA subsidy is for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents aged 50 and above.  

In addition to NSA subsidy, course fee may be offset by SkillsFuture Credit (SFC).  

First, course participants are to make payment for the course through Brahm Centre Eventbrite page. 

They should claim with SFC before the course start date through the SkillsFuture portal.  

Brahm Centre will reimburse the amount that is successfully claimed upon receipt of the funds from SFC.  


Please note that payments for courses are non-refundable.  

There are no make-up lessons if you miss any session. 

If you miss the first session, you are allowed to proceed with the course. However, the trainer is not obligated to do a recap during the second session. 

Trainer Profile: 

Ruyan discovered the calming effects of Pastel Nagomi Art in 2019. Since then, she has not stopped painting, and has taken a keen interest in capturing animal portraits with soft pastel. She hopes to inspire more people through art.  

She is a certified advanced instructor in Pastel Nagomi Art, having obtained her diploma from the Japan Pastel Hope Art Association (JPHAA).  

Furthermore, the skills and experience she acquired as an ex-MOE teacher for 10 years have allowed her to deliver her lessons clearly and effectively.  

About the organiser

Brahm Centre is a leading course provider of a wide range of science-based mindfulness programs to reduce stress and enhance well-being in today's fast paced world. We have worked with healthcare agencies, schools and corporations to equip employees, parents and students with mindfulness tools to help them stay physically and mentally well. 


Course graduates may enhance their practice by joining our weekly mindfulness clubs. Furthermore there are free regular health talks conducted by healthcare professionals and qualified speakers open to the public.


Launched in 2012 as a charity that aims to promote happier and healthier living, Brahm Centre is a full member of the National Council of Social Services and an Institution of Public Character.


Come begin your mindfulness journey with us. 


Please note that all course registrations are NON-refundable. Transfer of selected mindfulness courses is subject to a $30 transfer fee and a $10 admin fee for a mindfulness make-up class. There are NO transfers or make-up classes available for all other courses.