Immersion in Painting I (Beginner)

Through the twelve lessons in this course, attendees acquire a comprehensive introduction to the practice of fine art and experience guided art teaching and training with an academy school approach. Attendees will be given live sketching and painting art demonstrations be taught on the various techniques of observation, forming composition, sketching, and painting through the course.

Attendees will also receive clear guidance and individual coaching in the process of their painting.


The curriculum for the attendees includes a wide range of fine arts practices and theory, including:

  • Basic introduction to drawing and foundational art techniques and practice
  • Materials knowledge
  • Colour theory, colour blending and painting techniques
  • Painting techniques, with differences and applications tailored to the respective medium of choice (Acrylic or Oil painting)
  • Basic art history and painting theory
  • Appreciation, critique and analysis of famous paintings in art history
  • Basic knowledge on restoration of painting


Attendees shall expect to finish two completed paintings at the end of the course. These paintings will include one Still Life Painting and a one painting of the attendees choice: either Still Life or Landscape Painting.

Course description:

Course objectives:

Suitable for beginners, this course covers a comprehensive introduction to the practice of fine art and provides attendees an immersive experience in painting with a choice of either Acrylic or oil painting mediums.

Attendees shall acquire the skills of observation, composition and basic drawing in preparation for painting, and go through an immersive art training on painting with either the Acrylic or Oil medium under a professional academy school teaching approach. Attendees shall attain a firm grasp on the foundational skills of painting and acquire the necessary knowledge, techniques and skills to be an independent painter by the end of the course.



Every MondayTuesdayWednesday - Saturday, from 6 March 2017 - 31 December 2017


Number of Sessions:

12 Sessions

Course Fees:

S$ 528


Visual Arts Centre Studio

Terms and conditions:

All sessions are to be completed within the course duration stated.

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