Portrait Drawing Workshop with Artist Guidance 肖像写生课

Join our Portrait Drawing Workshops at Visual Arts Centre Studio. With professional demonstration, guidance and instruction by our artist, this session is suitable for those with experience or the absolute beginner with an interest in portrait drawing!

This workshop includes all art materials (for drawing and sketching) with the model fees covered.

DATE: 14 November 2019

Workshop price: $56 nett only (no additional fees)

Choose from pencils, watercolour or charcoal as the medium for your portrait drawing! Watercolour medium is provided as an option for those with experience in Watercolour painting.

Other available dates: 14 Nov and 05 Dec

Visual Arts Centre is now opening up a package, which includes four Portrait/Nude Life workshop sessions that are redeemable till the end of 2019, where students can now sign up. We are currently offering a 20% discount for students who sign up this package with us. Students who are interested in signing up the package can now do so by clicking here

For registration or any enquiries, please contact 6255 0711 / 67332155

Course description:

Taking place on 14 November 2019, from 7:30pm to 10:00pm at VAC Studio, receive professional guidance from an artist in portrait drawing and sketching. Suitable for those with experience in portrait drawing or even for beginners without any experience in sketching, this session will introduce plenty of sketching skills and techniques to you! With the actual model, practise portrait drawing and receive tips and guidance on your work. Take this opportunity to try portrait drawing and sketching if you have always wanted to put your skills to the test! And bring home your completed portrait drawing works.

(*What’s more, for those with watercolour painting experience, you may bring your own watercolour painting materials or we can also provide the materials for you)



7:15pm – 7:30 pm: Registration, preparation of materials (sketch paper, pencils, charcoal, erasers are provided)* Please reach by 7:30pm as the session begins at 7:30pm.

7:30pm – 10pm: Portrait Drawing session (short 3 minutes break every 15-20 minutes)

Through life observation of the model – capture various tones, shades, shadows, angles, and skin textures of the model with your own interpretation in this portrait drawing session. The session starts with a brief introduction of proportion and basic anatomy of the skull and facial features, followed by more refined methods of observation and sketching as well as guidance from a professional artist. For those who require more assistance, fret not, you will receive instruction and tips to improve your work, which would be really helpful if you are looking to upgrade your skills and techniques on portrait drawing!

All art materials for drawing will be provided including: sketch boards, easels, pencils (HB, 2B, 4B, 6B), charcoal, erasers. Refreshments of hot and cold water, tea bags, instant coffee and biscuits are complimentary.

Class Session:

14 November 2019, 7:30pm to 10:00pm.

Course Fees:

Early Bird – $56
Regular – $60

*Course fees are NETT PRICED and include the hiring of life models for portraiture, sketching and all art materials. No refunds will be provided for no-shows, however replacements are allowed.

Other available dates: 05 Dec


Every Thursday, from 14 November 2019 - 30 November 2021


7:30pm - 10:00pm

Number of Sessions:

1 Session

Course Fees:

S$ 56


Visual Arts Centre

Terms and conditions:

All sessions are to be completed within the course duration stated. As life models are engaged for the course, there will not be any replacement classes allowed.

Interested in this course??

Call us at 6255 0711 / 6733 2155, or email us at info@visualartscentre.sg to enquire / register about this course

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