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Drawing and Sketching
Professional Drawing and Sketching Course
Drawing and Sketching
Professional Drawing and Sketching Course
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ART COURSE - FOR YOUTHS/TEENS & KIDS

Professional Drawing and Sketching course

(suitable for beginners!)
Unlocking Creativity: The Art of Professional Drawing and Sketching

Visual Arts Centre provides Professional Drawing and Sketching Course for those who are keen to pick up or brush up their sketching skills! Continue reading to understand more about drawing and sketching!

The practice of drawing and sketching is the foundation of all visual arts for anyone from teenager to working adult. Through the usage of line and tone, solidity and depth is achieved, giving life to three-dimensional forms on a piece of paper. Systematic training in drawing is not only the first step into the world of art making but it is in fact, much more than that. The practice in itself is therapeutic in nature and helps also cultivates patience, mental alertness, and perseverance.

The practice of drawing and sketching is the foundation of all visual arts for anyone from teenager to working adult.
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Who is suitable for this Professional Drawing and Sketching Course?

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All beginners are welcomed! At Visual Arts Centre Art Studio, we provide art instruction and guidance on drawing and sketching from a foundational level. This is to bridge any previous knowledge, and to give complete beginners a hands-down manual of the basics and step-by-step approach to Drawing and Sketching skills. If you already have experience in drawing and sketching, our teachers will teach you based on your sketch, and help you to improve your skills to the next level in the professional field.

At our Studio, our professional and experienced teachers will teach you to acquire a good art foundation in whichever medium you choose to learn

Structured? Yes, it may seem that this academy-school approach of drawing and sketching may be structured for some, and therefore restrict the freedom of expression. However, at our Studio, our professional and experienced teachers will teach you to acquire a good art foundation in whichever medium you choose to learn, with drawing and sketching skills and techniques equipping you to explore your individual expressions and achieve your artistic goals – be it Abstract, Realism, Landscape Urban Sketching, or Architectural Sketching, Fashion Design Sketching, advanced Portrait and Plaster Cast Sketching and many more!

Learning Topics in the Professional Drawing & Sketching Course:

  • Still Life Drawing & Sketching with assorted objects
  • Actual Still Life Drawing & Sketching
  • Landscape Sketching
  • Urban Landscape Sketching
  • Architectural Drawing & Sketching
  • Portraiture Drawing & Sketching
  • Plaster Cast Bust Sketching
  • Creative Drawing with Illustrative Style Sketching
  • Interior Design Sketching
  • Fashion Illustration 
  • Gesture Drawing and Sketching
  • Perspective Drawing & Sketching – Aerial , Linear
  • Line Art Drawing & Sketching
  • Quick Drawing & Sketching
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Concepts and techniques learn in the Professional Drawing & Sketching Course:

  • Basic theory of drawing and sketching, familiarise yourself with the use of sketching tools, understand drawing and sketching techniques and be introduced to various pencil sketching strokes.
  • Train your observation skills through still life drawing, understand the composition, correct proportions and perspectives of the still life sketching.
  • Apply the correct tonal value, contrast and textures for both the objects and the surrounding light & colour form around the still life settings

Tools & materials that are available & provided in the course:

  • pencils – HB, 2B, 4B, 6B, 8B
  • erasers – white & knedable
  • drawing & sketching paper
  • charcoal
  • coloured pencils
  • graphite
  • ink
  • wax crayons
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Progress from Beginner, Intermediate and Advance in the Professional Drawing & Sketching Course

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Learners attending 8 – 12 sessions Drawing & Sketching Course:

  • Acquire basic fundamental drawing and sketching technique, observing tonal values for simple still life subject drawing (1 to 2 subject matter)

Learners attending 12 – 24 sessions Drawing & Sketching Course:

  • Acquire higher complexity drawing and sketching technique, observing tonal values and composition for assorted, multiple still life subjects (more than 2 subject matter)
  • Explore basic perspective drawing to create simple landscape sketching.

Learners attending 24 sessions – 48 sessions Drawing & Sketching Course:

  • Experience line drawing with higher complexity of perspective drawing to create Urban landscape Sketching.
  • Introduction to basic Portraiture & Figure drawing to understand the facial features and body lines of human face and body.
  • Exploring tips on drawing Plaster cast of famous sculpture.
  • Experience creative drawing & sketching illustration style

Learners attending 48 sessions Drawing & Sketching Course:

  • Acquire drawing & sketching skills on advanced subject matter (higher complexity of assorted subject matters)
  • Explore sketching on Plaster Cast Bust of famous sculpture
  • Experience Portrait Drawing in various illustration style
  • Experience creative drawing & sketching illustration [email protected] OR call/WhatsApp us at 62550711.
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Interested in joining us?

Professional Drawing & Sketching Course

Contact Us:

我们的素描/速写课程适合10岁以上学生及成人,无论是否有基础,只要对绘画有兴趣的人都欢迎来参加课程!

素描/速写课程 课程内容包括静物写生、石膏几何写生、石膏五官形状写生、石膏肖像写生、临摹优秀素描作品、真人模特肖像写生、风景素描、风景速写、人物肖像速写。适合初学者对绘画入门、提升艺术考试的考生水准、稳固各种绘画的基础。

如果您完全没有绘画基础、从未拿过笔、从未接触过绘画,都不用担心,我们的老师将从最基础的课程开始讲解和指导。我们的课程由浅入深,循序渐进。

如果您已经有绘画基础,想要在专业方面提升,我们的老师会依据您的基础设计适合您的课程,让您能在原有绘画水准上迅速提高。

素描/速写课程内容:

  1. 首先学习素描基础理论;了解素描材料和运用。
  2. 通过静物写生训练对实物的观察能力,学习构图方法,学习色调素描和结构素描。

Our Professional Drawing and Sketching Course lesson schedules are flexible and we provide individualised guidance under our professional teacher, so you may attend more than one lesson per week – as you please!

We also have Private Art Class one-to-one Professional Drawing and Sketching coaching!
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Learn and master drawing and sketching skills on different subjects like with our professional experienced art teachers. Tailor the sessions and learn various drawing and sketching subjects like still life sketching, actual still life sketching, architectural sketching, urban landscape sketching, plaster cast sketching, portrait sketching and many more according to your schedule and skill levels ! All art materials are provided !

Our Schedule

VISUAL ART CENTRE DHOBY GHAUT STUDIO

CLASS SCHEDULE

TEEN/ADULT CLASS

KIDS CLASS (5-7 YEAR OLD)

CREATIVE JUNIOR CLASS (8-9 YEAR OLD)

MON

11am -
1:15pm

5pm -
7:15pm

5pm -
7:15pm

(DIGITAL/
MANGA)

7:30pm -
9:45pm

5pm -
6:30pm

TUE

3.30pm -
5:45pm

3.30pm -
5:45pm

(DIGITAL/
MANGA)

3:30pm -
5pm

(KIDS)

4:30pm -
6pm

(KIDS)

3:30pm -
5pm

WED

11am -
1:15pm

1:30pm -
3:45pm

5pm -
7:15pm

7:30pm -
9:45pm

(Chinese Ink Painting)

5pm -
6:30pm

THU

1pm -
3:15pm

3:30pm -
5:45pm

7:30pm - 10pm

(Nude Life / Portrait)

3:30pm -
5pm

FRI

11am -
1:15pm

5pm -
7:15pm

7:30pm -
9:45pm

 

5pm -
6:30pm

SAT

10:30am -
12:45pm

1pm -
3:15pm

3:30pm -
5:45pm

6:30pm -
8:45pm

 

SUN

10:30am -
12:45pm

11:15am -
12:45pm

(KIDS)

1pm -
3:15pm

3:30am -
5:45pm

 

Call/WhatsApp: +65-6255-0711 E: [email protected]

MacPherson Art Studio

Call/WhatsApp: +65-6255-0711

CLASS SCHEDULE

*TO BE ENQUIRED

140 Paya Lebar Rd, 03-04 AZ @Paya Lebar Building, S(409015)

Contact us for any enquiries!

Our Location

Dhoby Ghaut Art Studio

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Address:

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

Visual arts Centre Macpherson kids holiday, space for hire, venue hire for exhibition gallery, top central venue for rent in Singapore, Visual Arts Centre

Address:

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.

12 Sessions Professional Drawing & Sketching Course 专业素描12节课程 (MacPherson)
$698
Location Visual Arts Centre MacPherson Studio
Validity
14 Weeks
24 Sessions Professional Drawing & Sketching Course 专业素描24节课程 (MacPherson)
$1298
Location Visual Arts Centre MacPherson Art Studio
Validity
26 weeks
48 Sessions Professional Drawing & Sketching Course 专业素描48节课程 (MacPherson)
$2498
Location Visual Arts Centre MacPherson Studio
Validity
52 Weeks
8 Sessions Professional Drawing & Sketching Course 专业素描8节课程 (MacPherson)
$544
Location Visual Arts Centre MacPherson Art Studio
Validity
10 weeks
48 Sessions Professional Drawing & Sketching Course 专业素描48节课程 (Dhoby Ghaut)
$2498
Location Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut Studio
Validity
52 Weeks
24 Sessions Professional Drawing & Sketching Course 专业素描24节课程 (Dhoby Ghaut)
$1298
Location Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut Studio
Validity
26 weeks
12 Sessions Professional Drawing & Sketching Course 专业素描12节课程 (Dhoby Ghaut)
$698
Location Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut Studio
Validity
14 Weeks
8 Sessions Professional Drawing & Sketching Course 专业素描8节课程 (Dhoby Ghaut)
$544
Location Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut Studio
Validity
10 Weeks
24 Sessions Professional Drawing & Sketching Course 专业素描24节课程 (Dhoby Ghaut)
$1298
Location Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut Art Studio
Validity
26 weeks
Professional Drawing & Sketching Trial Class 专业素描试课 (MacPherson)
$45
Location Visual Arts Centre MacPherson Art Studio
Validity
1 Week

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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Foundation In Digital Art

Embark on a captivating journey into the vibrant world of digital art! Our Foundation in Digital Art workshop invites budding creatives aged nine and above to unleash their imagination and hone their artistic skills in a dynamic, supportive environment. From mastering basic digital tools to crafting mesmerizing digital masterpieces, children will explore a spectrum of techniques guided by seasoned mentors. Through hands-on activities and interactive sessions, participants will discover the endless possibilities of digital expression while fostering creativity and critical thinking. Join us for an exhilarating adventure where young artists transform ideas into stunning visual realities, igniting a passion for digital art

Colour & Texture Exploration With Acrylic Painting & Collage

Prepare to unleash your inner artist in a kaleidoscope of color and creativity with ‘Colour Blast: Acrylic Painting & Collage Techniques’! Dive into a whirlwind adventure where vibrant hues and mesmerizing textures collide in a symphony of imagination. From mastering the art of seamless color blending to discovering the magic of mixed media collage, this journey is a playground for your artistic soul. With each brushstroke, explore new techniques that breathe life into your canvas, transforming it into a vibrant tapestry of expression. Join us and let your creativity run wild as you embark on this colorful escapade!”

World of Manga [Foundation & Styling]

A manga art workshop for children and teenagers sounds like a fantastic idea! Here’s how you might structure it:
Introduction to Manga: Begin by introducing what manga is, its history, and its influence on popular culture worldwide. Show examples of different manga styles and genres to give participants an overview.
Basic Drawing Techniques: Start with the fundamentals of drawing, such as line work, shapes, and proportions. Provide step-by-step instructions on how to draw basic manga characters, focusing on simple shapes that can be built upon.
Character Design: Move on to character design concepts, including creating unique characters, designing their personalities, and developing backstories. Encourage participants to get creative and think outside the box.
Expression and Emotion: Teach how to convey emotions and expressions through facial expressions, body language, and positioning of characters. This can be a fun and interactive exercise where participants practice drawing various emotions.
Storytelling and Paneling: Explore the basics of storytelling in manga, including paneling techniques, pacing, and layout. Show examples of different panel structures and discuss how they affect the flow of the story.
Inking and Coloring: Introduce participants to inking techniques using pens or markers. You can also cover digital inking for those interested. Then, demonstrate basic coloring techniques using markers, colored pencils, or digital software.
Feedback and Collaboration: Provide opportunities for participants to share their work and receive feedback from their peers and instructors. Encourage collaboration by having them work together on short manga projects or collaborative drawings.
Final Showcase: End the workshop with a showcase of participants’ work. This could be in the form of an exhibition, digital gallery, or printed booklet. Celebrate everyone’s creativity and progress throughout the workshop.
Remember to create a supportive and encouraging environment where participants feel free to express themselves and explore their creativity. And don’t forget to have fun! Manga is all about imagination and passion, so let that spirit shine through in your workshop.

Academy Drawing Traditions

The academy drawing and sketching tradition, rooted in centuries of artistic practice, emphasizes disciplined study of form, proportion, and technique. Originating from Renaissance workshops and formalized by institutions like the Royal Academy, it prioritizes meticulous observation and mastery of fundamental skills. Students progress from basic exercises to complex compositions, learning to depict still life and common objects with precision and expression. This tradition values both classical principles and innovation, encouraging artists to push boundaries while maintaining a deep respect for tradition. Through rigorous training and critique, artists within this tradition cultivate a strong foundation for creative exploration and artistic excellence.

Chinese Ink Painting and Calligraphy

This course on Chinese ink painting and calligraphy introduces young learners to the rich traditions of Chinese art. Through hands-on activities, students explore the basics of brush techniques, ink control, and the delicate art of Chinese script. They learn to appreciate the cultural significance of calligraphy and painting, developing skills in creating elegant strokes and expressive brushwork. The course fosters creativity, patience, and fine motor skills, while also providing insights into Chinese history and aesthetics. By the end, children gain confidence in their artistic abilities and a deeper understanding of Chinese cultural heritage.

Funk with Graffiti

Funk With Graffiti Workshop for children is an engaging and creative program aimed at introducing young artists to the vibrant world of graffiti and funk-inspired street style art. Participants learn the basics of graffiti history, techniques, and safety. Guided by professional graffiti artists, children explore the art of designing their unique tags, emphasizing creativity, expression, and individuality. The workshop includes hands-on activities, from sketching concepts to creating final designs with spray paint on provided surfaces. By the end of the session, children gain confidence in their artistic abilities and an appreciation for graffiti and funk as legitimate forms of street art. Each child completes two original artworks, which they proudly take home, showcasing their newfound skills and personal style.

Batik Tales

In the Batik Introduction Handkerchief Painting workshop, participants will learn the traditional art of batik, a wax-resist dyeing technique originating from Indonesia. The workshop begins with a brief history and overview of batik, highlighting its cultural significance and various techniques. Participants will then observe a demonstration of applying wax with tjanting tools and dyeing the fabric. Following the demonstration, each participant will design and create their own batik handkerchief, applying wax to create patterns and then dyeing their fabric. The workshop concludes with a group discussion, allowing participants to share their creations and reflect on their learning experience.