Visual Arts Centre

8 Sessions Holiday Art Immersion Course for Kids 儿童创意绘画假期8节课程

About This Course

Age group: 7 - 9 years old

Visual Arts Centre Art Exploration Series – School Holiday (Oct-Dec) 2023 Art Immersion Course

If you are looking for Holiday Art Classes for kids, look no further! Let your kids spend their holidays with us – pick up new art skills, learn new art mediums, experiment and cultivate their creativity!

We offer 2 courses for kids interested in signing up for a Kids Holiday Art Course Programme with us!

( all art materials provided | full professional teacher guidance )

  1. Acrylic Painting Art Immersion Course [8 Sessions $698]
  2. Manga & Coloured Illustration Course [8 Sessions $580]

Scroll below to Find Out More about the Course, Schedule and Studio Locations!

The holidays in 2023 is coming soon and Visual Arts Centre’s Holiday Kids Art Immersion Course is the perfect programme for your child to explore new mediums and build up their foundational art techniques. This fully immersive holiday programme allows your young teens to dip their toes into learning and practising art. Whether it is to pick up a new hobby or to get a kick-start in building up an Art Portfolio for admission into an art school in the future, the Holiday Art Immersion Course for kids is perfect to provide a quick and immersive experience in art!

This holiday, we are offering an Art Exploration Series – Holiday Art Immersion Course for students interested in signing up for a Holiday Programme with us! Have the option to learn basic Urban Landscape Sketching, 3D Tonal Drawing & Sketching and also Coloured Markers & Illustration!

We offer a full range of mediums for kids to explore and learn with us!

Professional art courses should never be boring. At Visual Arts Centre, we provide opportunities for your child to develop artistic knowledge and skills through a range of media, forms and expressions. Students will be able to experience different mediums to help elevate their creative juices and to grow to be independent in their learning.


Art Exploration Series – KIDS Holiday Art Immersion Course

In this Art Exploration Series – KIDS Holiday Art Immersion Programme, your child would be able to explore up to 2 types of mediums and works!

 1. Kids Acrylic Painting – Art Immersion Holiday Course 

Painting courses to train observational skills.
Acrylic flower painting

What can you expect?

  • Beginner-friendly painting lessons on simple colour theory and paintbrush techniques
  • Subject matters that you will engage in during the sessions
    • Painting simple graphic designs (animals, landscape, character)
    • Gradient background in landscape painting (sunset, twilight, sunset)
    • Still life observation painting (an arrangement of fruits – 1 to 3 items)

During the course, students will: 

  • Practice blending techniques
  • Gain observational skills on composition, proportions and perspectives of drawing
  • Understand colour theory and mixing using primary and secondary colours

All art materials are provided for FREE. After the 8 weeks, students will take home 2 of their artworks and a small acrylic study to help them further improve their skills.

Kids Art Exploration Acrylic Class Schedule
Kids Art Exploration Macpherson Class Schedule

Register at the link Below! 

The Art Exploration Series has the aim to help kids explore the various mediums of art outside of the fine-arts learning that we have as part of our ongoing courses. It allows them the opportunity to be in touch with different forms of art, and find out a new niche that is to their interest! Build up their creative minds and open up new possibilities, as well as let them have a space to fully explore their inner thoughts and creativity!

2. Kids Manga & Coloured Illustration – Art Immersion Holiday Course 

Kids March and June Holidays Manga and Coloured Illustration course

Choose up to 2 types of mediums/styles of art for your kid’s creative immersion (A unique artwork will be finished in two to three classes, depending on the medium)

  • Manga and Illustration
  • Acrylic Painting
  • Urban Landscape Sketching
  • 3D Tonal Drawing & Sketching
  • Coloured Markers & Illustration

All art materials are provided for this course! Parents and kids can choose up to two types of mediums/styles of artworks under the Holiday Art Immersion Course.

At Visual Arts Centre, we believe that each student learns at a different pace. Thus, the class is conducted at their individual preference and abilities. They will be taught according to their preferred mediums and will be given individual guidance by our professional art instructors.

Student with her completed coloured manga drawing.

What can you expect?

  • Beginner friendly sketching lessons on anime characters, cartoons or animals
  • Subject matters that you will engage in during the sessions
    • Sketching Anatomy (character – facial, body, male/female)
    • Stylization of characters (male/ female and costume)
    • Creating storyboards – drawing interesting scenes for your characters 

During the course, students will:

  • Learn to basic human anatomy – with proportion
  • Gain observational skills on composition, correct proportions and perspectives of the art reference 
  • Understand colour theory and mixing

All art materials are provided for FREE. After the 8 weeks, students will take home 4 of their independent art projects, which they can proudly display at home.   

kid manga class holiday art course Visual Arts Centre MacPherson art studio

Register at the link Below! 

Enrol your kid into our Art Exploration Series – Holiday Art Immersion Course now!

8 Sessions – choose your kid’s favourite mediums!

  • ( all art materials provided | full professional teacher guidance )

    1. Acrylic Painting Art Immersion Course [8 Sessions $698]
    2. Manga & Coloured Illustration Course [8 Sessions $580]
Choose from Dhoby Ghaut or MacPherson Art Studio! Sign up at the course package below! 

Our Approach

At Visual Arts Centre, we believe that each child learns at a different pace. Thus, each class will be conducted at your kid’s individual preference and abilities. No workshop style classes nor classroom styled teaching! Despite being in class with other students, your child will be taught according to their preferred mediums and will be given individual guidance by our professional instructors and studio assistants in regular intervals during the duration of each class.

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This programme would provide a good platform to build up a small portfolio and a good stepping stone to allow them to learn basic foundational techniques that goes hand in hand with our Art Portfolio Preparation Course.

The Art Portfolio Preparation Course is perfect for students applying for local art academies such as Nanyang College of Art (NAFA) , LaSalle College of Art,  Singapore Art Institute (SOTA), NUS, NTU or foreign art academies that requires them to prepare a personal art collection.

If your child want to enter their ideal art school with special talents, they can add to their artistic talents and enter the DSA Art Specialty Program. Visual Arts Centre provides training courses. These courses includes basic sketch training, basic color training, three-dimensional composition courses, creative training, interview experience training and other preparation courses.

For Any Enquiries, Please call or WhatsApp us at 62550711 or Email Us at [email protected]

Schedule & Location

Our Studios!

Art Studio and Exhibition Gallery at Dhoby Ghaut Green

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Address: 10 Penang Road, #01-02 Dhoby Ghaut Green, Singapore 238469

Exit from Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station Exit B and turn left, we are there in 30m!

MacPherson Art Studio

MacPherson Art studio

Address: 140 Paya Lebar Road, #03-04 AZ@Paya Lebar Building, S(409015) 

Exit from MacPherson MRT Station Exit A and we are there at opposite AZ@Paya Lebar Building in 5 mins walk!

Registration & Fees

This course is available at both Dhoby Ghaut Art Studio and MacPherson Art Studio.

Validity of the courses are: 8 Sessions – 8 Weeks  | 12 Sessions – 12 Weeks. All sessions are to be completed within the course duration stated. No refunds are provided for any courses/workshops/lesson purchased. Further extension of course validity of up to one month only may be provided with proof of overseas travel, hospitalization/medical certificate.

The course package(s) is/are valid within the stated from the date of registration. Each session under the adult course package is 2 hours 15 minutes. Visual Arts Centre reserves the right to reject/reschedule your lesson if you are late. Visual Arts Centre reserves the right to cancel/reschedule/postpone any course/session without prior notice. In the event that the course is unable to proceed due to unforeseen circumstances, a full refund of the fees will be provided. The registrant/guardian of the registrant indemnifies and hold Visual Arts Centre and/or its staff harmless from any losses sustained from any activity within the premises of Visual Arts Centre, including personal injury/loss or damages to property.

You will be redirected to the workshop registration page to fill in your enrolment 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.

Foundation In Digital Art

Embark on a captivating journey into the vibrant world of digital art! Our Foundation in Digital Art workshop invites budding creatives aged nine and above to unleash their imagination and hone their artistic skills in a dynamic, supportive environment. From mastering basic digital tools to crafting mesmerizing digital masterpieces, children will explore a spectrum of techniques guided by seasoned mentors. Through hands-on activities and interactive sessions, participants will discover the endless possibilities of digital expression while fostering creativity and critical thinking. Join us for an exhilarating adventure where young artists transform ideas into stunning visual realities, igniting a passion for digital art

Colour & Texture Exploration With Acrylic Painting & Collage

Prepare to unleash your inner artist in a kaleidoscope of color and creativity with ‘Colour Blast: Acrylic Painting & Collage Techniques’! Dive into a whirlwind adventure where vibrant hues and mesmerizing textures collide in a symphony of imagination. From mastering the art of seamless color blending to discovering the magic of mixed media collage, this journey is a playground for your artistic soul. With each brushstroke, explore new techniques that breathe life into your canvas, transforming it into a vibrant tapestry of expression. Join us and let your creativity run wild as you embark on this colorful escapade!”

World of Manga [Foundation & Styling]

A manga art workshop for children and teenagers sounds like a fantastic idea! Here’s how you might structure it:
Introduction to Manga: Begin by introducing what manga is, its history, and its influence on popular culture worldwide. Show examples of different manga styles and genres to give participants an overview.
Basic Drawing Techniques: Start with the fundamentals of drawing, such as line work, shapes, and proportions. Provide step-by-step instructions on how to draw basic manga characters, focusing on simple shapes that can be built upon.
Character Design: Move on to character design concepts, including creating unique characters, designing their personalities, and developing backstories. Encourage participants to get creative and think outside the box.
Expression and Emotion: Teach how to convey emotions and expressions through facial expressions, body language, and positioning of characters. This can be a fun and interactive exercise where participants practice drawing various emotions.
Storytelling and Paneling: Explore the basics of storytelling in manga, including paneling techniques, pacing, and layout. Show examples of different panel structures and discuss how they affect the flow of the story.
Inking and Coloring: Introduce participants to inking techniques using pens or markers. You can also cover digital inking for those interested. Then, demonstrate basic coloring techniques using markers, colored pencils, or digital software.
Feedback and Collaboration: Provide opportunities for participants to share their work and receive feedback from their peers and instructors. Encourage collaboration by having them work together on short manga projects or collaborative drawings.
Final Showcase: End the workshop with a showcase of participants’ work. This could be in the form of an exhibition, digital gallery, or printed booklet. Celebrate everyone’s creativity and progress throughout the workshop.
Remember to create a supportive and encouraging environment where participants feel free to express themselves and explore their creativity. And don’t forget to have fun! Manga is all about imagination and passion, so let that spirit shine through in your workshop.

Academy Drawing Traditions

The academy drawing and sketching tradition, rooted in centuries of artistic practice, emphasizes disciplined study of form, proportion, and technique. Originating from Renaissance workshops and formalized by institutions like the Royal Academy, it prioritizes meticulous observation and mastery of fundamental skills. Students progress from basic exercises to complex compositions, learning to depict still life and common objects with precision and expression. This tradition values both classical principles and innovation, encouraging artists to push boundaries while maintaining a deep respect for tradition. Through rigorous training and critique, artists within this tradition cultivate a strong foundation for creative exploration and artistic excellence.

Chinese Ink Painting and Calligraphy

This course on Chinese ink painting and calligraphy introduces young learners to the rich traditions of Chinese art. Through hands-on activities, students explore the basics of brush techniques, ink control, and the delicate art of Chinese script. They learn to appreciate the cultural significance of calligraphy and painting, developing skills in creating elegant strokes and expressive brushwork. The course fosters creativity, patience, and fine motor skills, while also providing insights into Chinese history and aesthetics. By the end, children gain confidence in their artistic abilities and a deeper understanding of Chinese cultural heritage.

Funk with Graffiti

Funk With Graffiti Workshop for children is an engaging and creative program aimed at introducing young artists to the vibrant world of graffiti and funk-inspired street style art. Participants learn the basics of graffiti history, techniques, and safety. Guided by professional graffiti artists, children explore the art of designing their unique tags, emphasizing creativity, expression, and individuality. The workshop includes hands-on activities, from sketching concepts to creating final designs with spray paint on provided surfaces. By the end of the session, children gain confidence in their artistic abilities and an appreciation for graffiti and funk as legitimate forms of street art. Each child completes two original artworks, which they proudly take home, showcasing their newfound skills and personal style.

Batik Tales

In the Batik Introduction Handkerchief Painting workshop, participants will learn the traditional art of batik, a wax-resist dyeing technique originating from Indonesia. The workshop begins with a brief history and overview of batik, highlighting its cultural significance and various techniques. Participants will then observe a demonstration of applying wax with tjanting tools and dyeing the fabric. Following the demonstration, each participant will design and create their own batik handkerchief, applying wax to create patterns and then dyeing their fabric. The workshop concludes with a group discussion, allowing participants to share their creations and reflect on their learning experience.