Visual Arts Centre

8 Sessions Holiday Art Immersion Course for Youth 青年创意绘画假期8节课程 (Dhoby Ghaut)

About This Course

Visual Arts Centre Art Exploration Series – Holiday Art Immersion Course

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


Visual Arts Centre’s Holiday Youth Art Immersion Course is a 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 youth is perfect to provide a quick and immersive experience in art!

This holiday, we are offering options for students interested in signing up for a Holiday Programme with us!

We offer a full range of mediums for youths 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.

YOUTH Holiday Art Immersion Course

In this Youth Holiday Art Immersion Programme, your youth would be able to choose your preferred choice of medium!


Visual Arts Centre’s Art Immersion Course is aimed to expose youths to various art mediums and techniques that are common in Fine Arts Training! This course allows them to dip their toes into Fine Arts and have a feel of how it would be like to learn art academically.

In this Holiday Art Immersion Programme, choose amongst 3 mediums:

  • Acrylic Painting
  • Watercolour Painting
  • Drawing & Sketching

12 sessions ($598): Pick the themes that you are interested to experience!

Head over to our Art Immersion Course page to find out more about these mediums!

Art Exploration Series – YOUTH Holiday Art Immersion Course

In this Art Exploration Series – Youth Holiday Art Immersion Programme, your youth would be able to explore up to 3 types of mediums and works!

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!

Choose the 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

All art materials are provided for this course! Parents and kids can choose the mediums/styles of your choice 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.

This Art Exploration Series – Holiday Art Immersion Course is available in 8 and 12 Sessions.

8 Sessions ($580), 12 Sessions ($780): Pick the themes you are interested in to make up the 8/12 sessions!

*Manga and Illustration – set of 8 sessions

*Graffiti Art – set of 6 sessions

Our Approach

At Visual Arts Centre, we believe that each child learns at a different pace. Thus, each class will be conducted at your teen’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.


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!

Course Description

Youth Holiday Art Immersion Course

  • Students are recommended to come for at least 2 sessions per week to join this Youth Holiday Art Immersion Course
  • Choose up to three types of mediums/theme of art for your kid’s creative immersion
  • Choose 2 fixed schedules and have the flexibility of schedule adjustments
  • Validity: 8 Sessions – 8 Weeks | 12 Sessions – 12 Weeks

Schedule & Location

Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut Art Studio

Every Monday – Saturday

Holiday Art Immersion Course

MON – 11AM – 12.30PM

TUE – 3.30PM – 5PM | 4.30PM – 6PM

WED – 1.3OPM – 3PM

THU – 1PM – 2.30PM | 3.3OPM – 5PM

Art Exploration Series – Holiday Art Immersion Course

MON – 11AM – 1.15PM | 1.30PM – 3.45PM

TUE – 3.30PM – 5.45PM

THU – 11AM – 1.15PM

FRI – 11AM – 1.15PM | 1.30PM – 3.45PM

SAT – 3.30PM – 5.45PM

Registration & Fees

This course is only available at our Dhoby Ghaut Art Studio

Teens and Youths Professional Manga & Coloured Illustration 8 Sessions $698nett
Location Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut Art Studio
8 Weeks

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 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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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.

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