Visual Arts Centre

Portrait Drawing Workshop with Artist Guidance 肖像写生课


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.

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

Life Portrait Drawing at Visualartscentre Singapore

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!

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.


Portrait Drawing

Time: 7:30pm to 10:00pm.

Course Fees: $75

*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


Regular attendee perfecting contours of his portraiture sketch!


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


The purchase of 4 Workshop Sessions is applied to either Nude/Portrait Life Drawing Workshop. The validity of the workshop sessions is 4 months from the attendance of the first session, and the first session should be attended within a month of purchase of tickets.

Workshop price: $280 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.

Nude Painting | Nude Drawing | Nude Sketching | Nude Live Session

We’re offering a SPECIAL four sessions class pass.
Join any four sessions of Portrait and/or Nude Life Drawing Workshops at $280 only

Course Description

Portrait life drawing with artist guidance is our signature workshop for those who enjoy the practise of drawing from life! Experience portrait drawing with life observation from a portrait model, and quickly capture the prominent facial features of a person, find light, shadow, middle tones and learn with tips and guidance from our art instructor during the session.

On selected Thursdays, 7:30pm to 10:00pm at VAC Studio, attend this Portrait life drawing workshop and receive professional guidance from an artist. This workshop is one session and is suitable for anybody with an interest in life portrait drawing and sketching. This is great for even beginners with no previous experience, just to have a go and experience of rendering a portrait with a life view of a model. Those with experience in portrait drawing, painting or drawing may find this workshop helpful and may come regularly to hone the practise of Portrait drawing and sketching. You may feel free to explore on your own with your own style of drawing as well, and ask the teacher any questions on your work! By the end of the session, you’ll have completed your own Portrait drawing work and acquire an understanding of portraiture through practise and experience. Portrait life drawing is especially helpful to those who want to learn or begin their portrait oil painting practise.

So join us in this workshop! 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.



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 20-25 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!

Refreshments of hot and cold water, tea bags, instant coffee and biscuits are complimentary.

Course Fees: $75

*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.

Our Schedule
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Our Location

Dhoby Ghaut Art Studio

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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!

Registration & Fees

The art courses are available at both our Dhoby Ghaut Art Studio and MacPherson Art Studio, please choose your preferred location.

1 Session Portrait Drawing Workshop with Artist Guidance 肖像写生课 (Dhoby Ghaut)
Location Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut Studio
1 Week
Nude Life Figure Drawing Workshop with Artist Guidance 人体写生
Location Dhoby Ghaut
1 week
4 Session Nude Life/Portrait Drawing Workshop with Artist Guidance 写生4节课 (Dhoby Ghaut)
Location Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut Studio
16 Weeks

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 and teenager 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 holds 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.

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