Visual Arts Centre

Visual Arts Centre Exterior

Art is a form of expression, come to Visual Arts Centre to learn how to draw and paint what you feel and observe around you! Use artistic skills to paint your world!

Visual Arts Centre is an art institution supported by the National Parks Board. it is located above Dhoby Ghaut MRT station, an accessible glasshouse building surrounded by nature. Found near the Orchard Road shopping district, one can walk into our studio to experience a quiet painting or drawing session, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Come and enjoy the joy of art with us!

Visual Arts Centre offers professional painting courses for students, recruiting passionate art students aged 12 and above. Our courses are conducted by our dedicated art instructors, who will help tailor the lessons to suit you. Whether you have no experience in art or if you are a professional yourself, our art classes will definitely help you hone your artistic skills. Visual Arts Centre offers a wide range of art courses – from oil painting, acrylic painting, watercolor painting, Chinese ink, abstract, to drawing and sketching. Find a medium or mediums that suit you! There are also portrait and nude life workshops held monthly in our centre.

Visual Arts Singapore Gallery ExhibitionsVisual Arts Singapore Gallery – Students can come by our exhibition gallery, located adjacent to our studio to view art exhibitions.

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(Professional Art Courses):  Drawing and Sketching 

Lesson objectives: Still life sets, plater cast, still life paster casts, creative works, life drawing and landscape drawing and sketching. You will also get to learn how to do architecture sketching, life drawing and figure sketching.

still life drawing and sketching

Still Life set-up

Student’s completed work

Still Life set-up

Student’s completed work

Still life set-up

Student’s completed work

Student working on plaster cast drawing

 Student’s completed plaster cast drawing

 Plaster cast still life

 Plaster cast sketch

 Students working on their pieces in our studio

 Oil Painting 

Lesson objectives: Still life, landscapes, portraits and figures, abstract and creative works.

Student’s completed oil painting

Still life set-up

Student’s completed work

Student’s completed oil painting

 Student’s creative work

Student’s excellent portrait painting

 Watercolour Painting

Lesson objectives: Fruits, vegetables, flora and fauna, life forms, nature and landscape scenes, architecture, portraits, life figures and many more!

Still life watercolor painting of fresh lemons Still life watercolor painting 

Watercolor landscape painting

Watercolor portrait painting

Watercolor landscape painting

 Nude Life Figure Drawing

Life Figure Drawing sessions

Life Figure Drawing session

Completed watercolor figure painting

Student practicing life drawing

 Portrait Drawing Workshop

Portrait and Nude Life Drawing details:

This portrait and nude life drawing workshops are individual sessions. Each session lasts 2hours and 30mins, with a session fee of $56nett/pax. (All materials provided)

 Acrylic Painting

Lesson objectives: Still life paintings, landscape paintings, abstract works and creative paintings.

Student working on her acrylic painting


Oil Painting Package:

  • 12 sessions, 6 months $880
  • 24 sessions, 10 months $1688
Watercolour package:
  • 12 sessions, 6 months $698
  • 24 sessions, 10 months $1298
  • 48 sessions, 16 months $2368
Drawing and Sketching:
  • 8 sessions, 4 months $448
  • 12 sessions, 6 months $1098
  • 24 sessions, 10 months $1198
  • 48 sessions, 16 months $2228
Art Immersion (Acrylic painting/watercolour/drawing and sketching):
  • 12 sessions, 6 months $598
  • 24 sessions, 10 months $1098
  • 48 sessions, 16 months $1998
Sessions: MON 5PM-7.15PM / 7:30PM – 9:45PM* WED 11AM-1.15PM / 1:30PM – 3:45PM* THU 11AM- 1:15PM* / 1.30PM-3.45PM * FRI 7.30PM-9.45PM* (NEW CLASS – Enquire with us) SAT 1o.30AM-12.45PM / 1PM-3.15PM / 3.30PM-5.45PM* SUN 10:30AM – 12:45PM/ 1:00PM – 3:15PM

Flexible lesson schedules.

Contact Us: email:[email protected] contact:6255 0711 / 6733 2155 location:10 Penang Road, #01-02 Dhoby Ghaut Green, Singapore 238469 By MRT:  Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station  By Bus: Bus Stop 08031 (Penang Road) Bus Stop 08057 (Orchard Road) Our website: