From passion to action: Hobbies to bring out your creativity

Our hobbies are the most aspirational reflections of who we are, and in trying times, spending time on the things we love will serve a multitude of health benefits for our mental and emotional well-being. Whether just to fill the weekend or pivot to a dream career, you can try your hand in creative interests like these hobbies that can turn your passion into action.

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Jewellery Making

Enter the dazzling world of jewelry with a hands-on experience of traditional craftsmanship of jewellery making. Explore the use of tools and the understanding of techniques, skills, and the theory of gemology through this hobby that will give gem enthusiasts a deeper appreciation and respect for the making of fine jewelry. 

Where to go: 

Oberllery

Hatton Jewellery Institute

L’├ęcole

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Leather Shoe Making

Fashion-forward men and women know that leather shoes are a premium type of footwear that is known for its light-weight, durable and supple material. Bespoke leather shoes are forms that bring pride to both the artisan and the wearer. Go beyond appreciation with this hobby by learning to manage traditional tools and techniques that make leather shoemaking a globally respected trade.  

Where to go:

itseducation.asia

Shoe artistry

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Flower Arrangement

Not just for the adornment of the home and workspace, flower arrangement, as a hobby, offers several benefits such as manual dexterity, sensory stimulation and an outlet for reducing stress. It’s no wonder this art form has been growing in popularity within the city. 

Where to go:

The Hong Kong Academy of Flower Arrangement

Kado Studio

Solomon Bloemen

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Build ATerrarium

Discover the calming experience of miniature gardening. With just a couple of hours of careful tray planting and focused arrangement, similar to exercising green thumbs with flower arrangement, this hobby could help the extremely stressed city folk with concentration and finding calm in their busy lives.    

Where to go:

Bonart

Glass Farm

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Pottery Making and Ceramics Painting

Another craft hobby that has gained in popularity in the city is pottery making and ceramic painting. With a booming art scene in the city as it grows its global reputation as an art hub, pottery and cermic arts are not praised for its aesthetics but the process equips students with practical techniques and is also commonly used as a theraputic outlet for creative expression and a unique experience of culture and history.

Touch Ceramics

Waka Artisans

Tung Yao Ceramics