Portrait Drawing Workshop with Artist Guidance 肖像写生课

Seeking for things to do while maintaining your social distance with others? Enjoy our Portrait Life Drawing with Social Distancing!

Always wanted to know a place for Portrait Life Drawing in Singapore? Well, we offer regular Portrait Life Drawing at Visual Arts Centre so come and join us!

Registration is open, Register early to secure your seats! 


Who knew that we enjoy and practise social distancing regularly in our art studio and gallery! Well, join us for a safe and comfortable Portrait Life Drawing.

Experience life Portrait Drawing and learn the skills and techniques of portrait drawing in this one session guided workshop! With professional demonstration, guidance and instruction by our artist instructor, this life portrait drawing session is suitable for those with experience or the absolute beginner with an interest in portrait drawing! At Visual Arts Centre, we believe in life drawing and sketching and we run the most regular portrait life drawing and nude life drawing sketching workshops in Singapore! The Portrait Drawing with Artist Guidance Workshop is conducted almost once a month for the whole calendar year and you may choose to attend singular sessions or purchase the 4 sessions Nude Life Drawing / Portrait Life Drawing Course to attend 4 sessions of your choice of either nude life drawing or portrait life drawing class.

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

Date/Time: 15 July 2020, 7:30pm-10pm 

Workshop price: $60 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.

Available dates in 2020: 15 July, 7 Aug, 28 Aug, 18 Sept, 9 Oct, 6 Nov, 4 Dec.

Portrait drawing in Singapore, observe and learn how to draw professionally!

Visual Arts Centre is now opening up a package, which includes four Portrait/Nude Life workshop sessions that are redeemable till the end of 2020, where students can now sign up. To get 4 sessions NudeLife Workshop. Students who are interested in signing up the package can now do so by clicking here

Portrait of a girl, life portrait drawing Singapore

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

Course description:

Taking place on 15 July, 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:

15 July 2020, 7:30pm to 10:00pm.

Course Fees: $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.


Every Wednesday, from 15 July 2020 - 15 July 2020


7:30pm - 10:00pm

Number of Sessions:

1 Session

Course Fees:

S$ 60


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??

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