Visual Arts Centre

Visual Arts Centre proudly presents our new Intermediate & Advanced Portrait Drawing Course! If you have some experiences in drawing but would like to stretch your creative muscles by learning how to draw portraits, one of the advanced themes of drawing, then this course is for you!

While the topic of drawing human faces might seems daunting, our very experienced instructors will be there to guide you along every step of the way! Our teachers will guide students to observe intricate skeletal and muscle structure underneath fine skin and facial hair details in order to draw portraits that are truly live-like. All reference and drawing materials will be provided for, so fret not about any additional costs of learning!

This course will be held at our new studio in AZ @ Paya Lebar!


For Art Course Enquiry, please email [email protected] OR call/WhatsApp us at 62550711.

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The Intermediate & Advanced Portrait Drawing Course is suitable for art learners with previous drawing and sketching foundation. This course provides a solid foundation to portrait drawing through a structured approach. Beginning from life plastercast studies of facial features, intermediate and advanced art learners will be taught and trained on drawing and sketching of the nose, eyes, ears and mouth and learn the structure and form of facial features and how to draw and sketch through an academy art approach. Art learners will learn to draw and sketch through the study and practise of plastercast of head and skull anatomy, plastercast of muscle and facial anatomy. ALL ART MATERIALS are provided in our course fees


This course is suitable for intermediate and advanced learners who wishes to further their skills. Our art classes are flexible and convenient – you can come in whenever you are available and do not have to fret missing out on any classes.

Our teachers are here to guide you, step-by-step, and students are expected to attend lessons regularly, once a week at any of the schedule(s) preferred. All materials are provided for (Sketching paper, drawing pencils, charcoal, eraser etc)。


Rendering of a portrait sketch

Watercolour Portrait Painting

Watercolour Portrait Painting (Instructor’s demonstration)

Sketching a close-up of a clenched fist 学生正在画一个握紧拳头的特写

Live portrait sketching

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is for students who have past experiences in professional drawing and sketching.  This intermediate and advanced portrait drawing course can help these students hone their skills further and extend their artistic capabilities.
Intermediate Portrait Drawing Course Content
1) Sketching of plastercast, including plastercast of eyes, nose, ears and mouth
2) Replicate fine works of portrait sketches
3) Life Portrait drawing of the facial features of a model
4) Life Portrait drawing of the bust of a model
Advanced Portrait Drawing Course Content
1) Sketching of facial features and busts
2) Realism watercolour painting of the face
3) Realism watercolour painting of the bust
4) Life Portrait watercolour painting of the face or bust of a model
Art mediums: Charcoal, pencil, graphite, drawing paper, kneading eraser,  (pen, pastel or other art material options)
Cost: $780 / 12 sessions
For students with no experience in drawing, they can take up our beginner-friendly Art Immersion courses.

For other courses at AZ @ Paya Lebar, please refer to the links below:

Click here for Hyper-Realism Still Life Oil Painting Course

Click here for Drawing and Sketching Course

Click here for Professional Acrylic Painting Course 

For Art Course Enquiry, please email [email protected] OR call/WhatsApp us at 62550711.

Our Schedule






Call/WhatsApp: +65-6255-0711 E: [email protected]

MacPherson Art Studio

Call/WhatsApp: +65-6255-0711



140 Paya Lebar Rd, 03-04 AZ @Paya Lebar Building, S(409015)

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Our Location

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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

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AZ@Paya Lebar, 140 Paya Lebar Road, #03-04,
Singapore 409105

Exit from Macpherson MRT Station Exit A and turn left, we are right across the road, 1 minute walk away!

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