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VAC Holiday Boot Camp – 3D Art – Modelling & Design Course

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VAC Holiday Boot Camp - 3D Art - Modeling & Design Course


About This Course

VAC Holiday Boot Camp – 3D Art – Modeling & Design Course


Learn 3D modeling with basic materials to kick-start your multi-faceted art journey.

Course open on June 2022! Sign up now!

In today’s Art Landscape, an appreciation for art has evolved from 2D works to installations and textural 3D masterpieces. Nowadays, popular artists such as Riusuke Fukahori has hit the headlines for his dazzling resin works that resemble real-life. While of course we do not expect your kid to be the next hit in the Art industry for their wonderful new installations, it is good to keep up with the latest trends. Thus, we’ve introduced VAC’s Holiday Boot Camp – 3D Art – Modeling & Design Course.


Why should they learn 3D Art?

As kids, we’ve always dabbled with legos and building blocks. Now, recycling is all the buzz these years and why not let your kid learn how to express and create their favorite scenes with the help of 3D modeling?  From plastic bottles to toilet rolls, the possibilities are endless!

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Introducing our new 3D Art – Modeling & Design Course

This 3D Art course is an experiential courses that allows your kids to learn how to transform their usual 2D works to 3D masterpieces. At the same time, recycling has been a craze these past few years. Thus, this course also teaches them how to re-use materials like plastic bottles, toilet rolls – combine them with paints or clay, to create a wonderful masterpiece to take home at the end of the day!

Each class will start off with a simple draft – sketch on paper and then simple construction using the materials provided. This allows your kids to learn about feasibility when it comes to constructing actual models as well as train their rational thinking skills .

In this course, your child will be able to learn how to:

-Construct a 3D model using simple materials

-Basic principles of technical drawing for 3D projects

-Conceptual design and drawing

-Drafting ideas and turning them from 2D to 3D


This course is open to kids ages 6 and above. However, you may give us a call and have a chat with us if you would like to know if your child can join us!


For more enquiries:

Call: 6255 0711 / 6733 2155

Email: [email protected]

To find out more!

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Course Description

In this course, your child will be able to learn how to:

-Construct a 3D model using simple materials

-Basic principles of technical drawing for 3D projects

-Conceptual design and drawing

-Drafting ideas and turning them from 2D to 3D

All materials will be provided

Each class is 2 hours and 30 mins

Every Tuesday – 11am – 1.30pm

One theme – 4 Sessions – $240

Two themes – 4 Sessions each –  $460

Three themes – 4 Sessions each –  $680

Visual Arts Centre Dhoby Ghaut Art Studio

Every Monday – Sunday

MON  11AM -1.15PM / 5PM-7.15PM / 7:30PM – 9:45PM

TUE  3.30PM-5.45PM

WED 11AM-1.15PM / 1:30PM – 3:45PM / 5PM – 7.15PM

THU 1PM-3.15PM / 3.30PM-5.45PM

FRI  11AM -1.15PM /  5PM-7.15PM / 7.30PM – 9.45PM

SAT 10.30AM-12.45PM / 1PM-3.15PM / 3.30PM-5.45PM / 6.30PM-8.45PM

SUN 1PM-3.15PM / 3.30PM-5.45PM

Visual Arts Centre MacPherson Art Studio

Every Saturday and Sunday

SAT 10.30AM-12.45PM

SUN 10.30AM-12.45PM

Registration & Fees

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

You will be redirected to the workshop registration page to fill in your enrollment 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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