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Professional Watercolour Painting 24 Sessions 专业水彩画24节课

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About this Professional Watercolour Painting Course:

(Suitable for beginners | All watercolour painting art materials provided | Full professional teacher guidance available)

still life watercolour painting

Are you interested in and looking for Watercolour Painting Course in Singapore? Pop by Visual Arts Centre to learn how to paint using watercolour!

In our Dhoby Ghaut and MacPherson art studio, you will be able to learn how to paint a wide variety of watercolour painting subjects – from our carefully curated still life set-upslandscapes and sceneriesportraitsflora and fauna and many more using watercolour paints! Join us and learn from our professional teacher in studio if you would like to master the art of watercolour painting!  

portrait watercolour painting

In the 24 sessions Watercolour Painting class, you can look forward to attain an intermediate level of competency! You will be able to learn basic and intermediate watercolour painting techniques and skills! Additionally, you can also explore a wider variety of subjects !

landscape watercolour painting

Watercolour painting is a medium that requires lots of patience and practice. Under full professional teacher guidance, this Watercolour painting course will give you sufficient number of lessons to learn how to paint using watercolour relatively well. Moreover, all watercolour painting art materials provided for you to explore different watercolour painting styles like Wet-On-Dry Watercolor Technique, Dry-On-Dry Watercolor Technique, Dry-On-Wet Watercolor Technique etc! After attending this 24 session watercolour painting class, you may be able to find your own under the guidance of our friendly instructor.  With a 26 Weeks validity period and flexible drop-in schedules ( refer the schedules attached below), you can comfortably learn the art of watercolour painting at your own pace!

Within a comfy studio setting, you will complete watercolour painting artworks and learn a number of essential watercolour painting techniques with the guidance of our professionally trained art instructor.

学生将会在专业水彩老师的指导下,通过水果、蔬菜、花卉、生活用具器皿等静物写生与户外树木、河流、街景、建筑等风景写生,让学生掌握色彩知识、水彩画的基本表现方法、学习水彩画的独特表现技巧的应用与创新。现在就报名跟着我们上课吧!

学生将能把自己所完成的作品带回家,而全部艺术材料也将由我们提供。课程适合初学者或有经验的学者

Who should sign up for this Watercolour Painting class?

这个课程适合谁呢?

This watercolour class is suitable for anyone – from one who might have dabbled in watercolour painting before to those who are pure beginners! 

Under the guidance of our professional teacher, you will be able to improve your watercolour skills and techniques as our teacher will be able to follow according to each individual’s pace

Explore the following Learning Topics and subjects from this Professional Watercolour Painting Course:

  • Still Life Watercolour Painting with assorted objects
  • Architectural Watercolour Painting
  • Fashion Acrylic Painting
  • Perspective Acrylic Painting
  • Landscape Watercolour Painting
  • Seascapes Watercolour Painting
  • Portraiture Watercolour Painting
  • Nude Life Figure Watercolour Painting
  • Animal Watercolour Painting
  • Realism and Hyper Realism Watercolour Painting style
  • Floral theme Watercolour painting 
  • Fruits and Vegetables Watercolour Painting
  • Manga Character Watercolour Painting 

Within our Professional Watercolour Painting Course, you will learn:

  • Observation and Composition of acrylic painting subjects like still life / landscape / still life combinations / portraits / architectural etc
  • Acrylic Painting Colour Theory and Mixing
  • Acrylic Painting Brush Strokes and Application
  • Acrylic Painting Blending Techniques

1) Watercolour Still Life Painting 水彩静物写生

Through observing the still life sets of vegetables, fruits, ceramics, utensils, flowers, cloth fabrics and more, one will gain a better understanding of form and composition, space, how to observe the colours of the subjects, colors of the environment, the characteristics of light and its colors, leaving out white spaces, water to watercolour paint proportions, brush skills and expressing different textures in watercolour and using watercolour painting to portray the subjects in a realistic manner, and add on personalised styles.

课程内容:水彩基本理论知识,掌握水彩画工具、材料性能特点。了解水彩画干画法、湿画法、干湿结合画法的表现及水的使用技法。

通过实物写生,如花盆、瓷罐、水杯、白钢器皿、蔬菜、水果、衬布等物体组合,学习观察能力、构图能力、表现能力、造型能力。通过静物写生,学习掌握水彩画调色、用水、用色、用笔技巧; 学习水彩画步骤和方法,学习运用水彩表现静物的空间感、质感、光色变化。

actual still life watercolour painting

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Step by step approach on watercolour still life painting

Our watercolour student doing her finishing touches for her watercolor still life painting

2) Watercolour Landscape painting 水彩画风景写生

The professional watercolour course for landscape will guide you in creating a perfect composition through perspective drawing, just like when you are painting in en-plein air! There will be various techniques taught throughout the professional watercolour course – from observation to colour-mixing and many more, join us to learn more about the medium today!

水彩风景写生内容:通过实际风景写生,学习风景构图方法、远近距离表现、建筑物透视规律,山川、河流、树木、花朵、天空、云彩等景物的水彩画技法和表现。

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landscape watercolour painting

3) Watercolour Life Drawing/Figure Drawing 水彩人物写生分类

Professional watercolour painting for live figure drawing are more difficult to master in watercolor paintings. Unlike still life and landscapes where subjects can be randomly added, reduced, modified, and transformed, figure painting requires very accurate form observation ability and good sketching skills. In particular, you will be able to experience painting a live model in our professional watercolour painting course suitable across individuals of all levels from beginners to intermediate to advanced level.

专业的人物写生水彩是水彩媒介中最难掌握的主题。 不同于水彩静物和水彩风景画, 水彩人物写生需要非常准确的形体观察能力和素描技巧, 不可以任意添加/减少/调整/改变主题。 在我们的专业水彩绘画课程(适合初学者,中级学者到高级学者), 你可以尝试不同的写生主题!

portrait watercolour painting

nude life watercolour painting

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

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

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.

24 Sessions Professional Watercolour Painting Course 专业水彩画24节课程 (MacPherson)
$1468
Location Visual Arts Centre MacPherson Studio
Validity
26 weeks
48 Sessions Professional Watercolour Painting Course 专业水彩画48节课程 (Dhoby Ghaut)
$2698
Location Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut Studio
Validity
52 weeks
48 Sessions Professional Watercolour Painting Course 专业水彩画48节课程 (MacPherson)
$2698
Location Visual Arts Centre Dhoby MacPherson Studio
Validity
52 weeks
24 Sessions Professional Watercolour Painting Course 专业水彩画24节课程 (Dhoby Ghaut)
$1468
Location Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut Studio
Validity
26 weeks
12 Sessions Professional Watercolour Painting Course 专业水彩画12节课程 (MacPherson)
$768
Location Visual Arts Centre MacPherson Studio
Validity
14 Weeks
12 Sessions Professional Watercolour Painting Course 专业水彩画12节课程 (Dhoby Ghaut)
$768
Location Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut Studio
Validity
14 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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