Portrait Drawing Workshop with Artist Guidance 肖像写生课

Experience our Portrait Life Drawing Workshop with Artist Guidance and Art Tips for drawing Portrait!

Always keen to explore portrait drawing but have never done so before? Try Portrait life drawing workshop in Singapore conducted by Visual Arts Centre! This workshop is suitable for all ages and levels of experience. 

Registration is open for 22 Oct 7:30pm-10pm session, register early to secure your seats! 

Join us for Portrait Life Drawing at Visual Arts Centre Singapore!

Suitable for beginners to advanced levels

Guided session, feel free to ask the art instructor any questions and receive tips on your work

All art materials (drawing materials) are provided

Workshop fee includes all cost – materials, instructor and model fees. No additional charges

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: 22 October 2020, 7:30pm-10pm 

Available dates in 2020: 22 Oct, 5 Nov, 3 Dec

Available dates in 2021: 14 Jan, 4 Mar, 25 Mar, 8 Apr

*Do note that the dates are tentative and may be subject to changes. Social distancing practiced during this period of the COVID-19!


The purchase of 4 Workshop Sessions is applied to either Nude/Portrait Life Drawing Workshop. The validity of the workshop sessions is 3 months from the attendance of the first session, or up to 4 months from the date of registration/purchase.

Social Distancing Precaution

We have additional measures during this period, such as decreasing our class size and capacity, ensuring comfortable spacing between attendees for more social distancing. Please contact us to for more information or to request for details.

Workshop price: $60 nett only (no additional fees)

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

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 Nude Life Workshop/Portrait Workshop. Students who are interested in signing up the package can now do so by clicking here


Regular attendee perfecting contours of his portraiture sketch!


Try portrait sketching yourself with the guidance of an art instructor!

Portrait of a girl, life portrait drawing Singapore

For registration or any enquiries, please contact 6255 0711 / 67332155 or drop us an email info@visualartscentre.sg

Course description:

Taking place every Thursday, 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:

22 October 2020, 7:30pm to 10:00pm.

Available dates in 2020:  22 Oct, 5 Nov, 3 Dec

Available dates in 2021: 14 Jan, 4 Mar, 25 Mar, 8 Apr

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 Thursday, from 10 September 2020 - 10 September 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.

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