Visual Arts Centre

Part 1 – 24 Sessions Portfolio Preparation Course for Diploma and Above 作品集24节课程(上)

About This Course

Art Portfolio Preparation Course for Diploma and Above – Part 1

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

Looking to apply for Fine Arts? Graphic Design? Animation? Interior Design or even Fashion Design? Visual Arts Centre offers tailored guidance in the form of our Portfolio Preparation Course, helping students with various aims get into the schools of their dreams, be it locally or internationally!

Art Portfolio for Diploma level and above requires specific contents that are unique to that specialisation and major. A portfolio made for Interior Design will definitely be different from one made for Animation! The preparation process is not as simple as just putting together doodles and drawings that you have collected over the years. Each schools have their own criteria and and requirements.

Click here to read more about building a good portfolio

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Visual Arts Centre’s Approach to our Portfolio Preparation Course

Each student have their forte and interests, Visual Arts Centre is prepared to help each student prepare a portfolio that is tailored for each of the major and courses they are aiming for. For this, a general foundation in various art mediums are required, it helps to build up foundational techniques and knowledge such as composition, tonal values, colour theory, and more.

We broke down 3 key criteria we have collated from some of the top local and global art schools: 

  1. Good Foundational Art Skills in Different Mediums
  2. A Diverse Range of Skills That Showcases Your Unique Style and Capabilities
  3. Clear Display of Logical Thinking and Development of Artwork


We’ve broken the painstaking journey of building a portfolio into two different parts: 

Part 1: Foundational Art Techniques and Training

Part 2: Development of Artworks


Interested in portfolio building for SOTA/DSA instead? Head over here to find out more!

Part 1: Foundational Art Techniques and Training


The first part of the portfolio preparation programme focuses on the building of foundational techniques and knowledge. This segment is tailored according to the progress and existing foundation of each student; if you have been academically trained before, we will begin learning from a more advanced curriculum! This segment aims to prepare the students with a solid foundation before moving on to work on their portfolio works.

We aim to train our students to have a good foundation that would allow them to thrive in all sorts of artistic ventures in the future. Book a timing with us to have a consultation and start off your portfolio preparation!

Success Stories from our students!

Our student successfully applied for RMIT and LASALLE's Bachelor Degree in Animation
Our student successfully applied for Temasek Polytechnic's Diploma in Apparel Design and Merchandising

How Does our Portfolio Preparation Course Work?

Each student would be given a folder with guides, reference materials, feedback and rubrics made in reference from the criteria of the top schools as well as our our instructor’s professional feedback. On top of that we would conduct an assessment after each learning stage. This folder will be a good addition to the preparation to allow our student to track their progress and know where they are at during the preparation process.

Would like to try out whole Portfolio Preparation Course? Click here to sign up!


Schedule & Location

Registration is now open! (Our Portfolio class will be carried out alongside our regular classes.)

Here is our schedule as follows:

Dhoby Ghaut Studio

MON  11AM -1.15PM / 5PM-7.15PM / 7:30PM – 9:45PM

TUE 3.30PM – 5.45PM

WED 11AM – 1.15PM / 1:30PM – 3:45PM / 5PM – 7.15PM

THU 11AM – 1:15PM / 1.30PM – 3.45PM

FRI  11AM – 1.15PM /  5PM – 7.15PM / 7.30PM – 9.45PM

SAT 10.30AM – 12.45PM / 1PM – 3.15PM / 3.30PM – 5.45PM / 6.30PM – 8.45PM

SUN 1:00PM – 3:15PM / 3.30pm – 5.45pm


MacPherson Studio

SAT 10.30AM – 12.45PM

SUN 10.30AM – 12.45PM

Registration & Fees

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

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 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.