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Zoom Art Class with Visual Arts Centre

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ZOOM LIVE Art Sessions - Drawing and Sketching series

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About This Course

Our Art Immersion course is perfect for those who wants to pick up your skill in drawing and painting or want to advance your skills in professional drawing and painting. You have the flexibility to learn up to 3 Mediums – Pencil Drawing and Sketching, Watercolour, and Acrylic.

Suitable for beginners/intermediate to advanced learners. Our courses and objectives run according to a structured curriculum under a guided approach. Our most popular course is 24 sessions Art Immersion Course (valid for 26 weeks) and 12 sessions Art Immersion Course (valid for 14 weeks).

Learning Objectives

The 24 Sessions Art Immersion course allows learners to learn 3 mediums – Drawing and sketching, Acrylic painting and/or Watercolour painting. This offers art students the flexibility to explore multiple mediums and develop their art proficiency.

  • Understand composition, colour mixing rules and techniques of complex works;
  • Accurately compose object’s form, landscape’s perspective and portrait’s proportion;
  • Independently navigate the painting process;
  • Understanding of light and shadow;
  • Practice the use of colour theory.

For the period of 26 weeks of the course, the student can achieve intermediate level of one preferred medium. For example, a student practice both Pencil Sketching and Acrylic Painting in 24 lesson course. He/she will achieve intermediate competency in Acrylic Painting, while having strong basics in Pencil Sketching.

The topic of the course covers landscape, still life object, portrait, and can be tailored according to the student’s interest and requirements.

 

VAC ZOOM LIVE Art Sessions – Drawing and Sketching
– 2 Hours 15 Mins per session
– 8 sessions for $398, art materials and door-to-door delivery included (Singapore address only)
– Regular VAC Art Students may use 1 STUDIO Art Sessions to exchange for 1 ZOOM LIVE Art Session.

Art Materials List:

(1) Set of drawing pencils – HB, 2B, 4B, 6B (any brand)

(2) A3 Drawing paper – preferably with a bit of roughness and texture

(3) Soft eraser (any erasers, Pentel is easy to use)

(4) Penknife – to sharpen pencils – Click to check out video How to sharpen pencils

  • Understand composition, colour mixing rules and techniques of complex works;
  • Accurately compose object’s form, landscape’s perspective and portrait’s proportion;
  • Independently navigate the painting process;
  • Understanding of light and shadow;
  • Practice the use of colour theory.

For the period of 26 weeks of the course, the student can achieve intermediate level of one preferred medium. For example, a student practice both Pencil Sketching and Acrylic Painting in 24 lesson course. He/she will achieve intermediate competency in Acrylic Painting, while having strong basics in Pencil Sketching.

The topic of the course covers landscape, still life object, portrait, and can be tailored according to the student’s interest and requirements.

Schedule & Location

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24 Sessions Art Immersion Course

  • 3 Mediums: Drawing and Sketching, Watercolour and Acrylic Painting
  • Validity: 26 Weeks
  • Lesson Schedule: From Monday – Sunday, choose one regular schedule to join for a class each week. Students may change class schedule by giving us a call/email.

12 Sessions Art Immersion Course

  • 3 Mediums: Pencil Sketching, Watercolour and Acrylic Painting
  • Validity: 14 Weeks
  • Class time: From Monday – Sunday, join at least once a week

12 Sessions Art Immersion Course

  • 3 Mediums: Pencil Sketching, Watercolour and Acrylic Painting
  • Validity: 14 Weeks
  • Class time: From Monday – Sunday, join at least once a week

Registration & Fees

You will be redirected to the workshop registration page to fill in your enrollment details after you make payment. By clicking “Buy This Package”, you agree with our terms and conditions. Do note that there is no refund for signups.

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