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VAC Holiday Boot Camp – Mixed Media Acrylic Painting and Collage Design Course

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About This Course

An intensive Design Boot Camp for your young one’s inner Picasso!

Course open on Nov 2022! Sign up now!

Your kid has dabbled with a few foundational techniques of  different mediums. They know how to create an artwork with one medium and it looks great, but now, we need to jazz it up a bit.

Why not give it a mix and try collaging and combining a few different art forms to create an experiential artwork of your own?

For kids between 7 – 9 years old

Visual Arts Centre’s Kids’ Holiday Art Exploration Courses is the perfect programme for children between the ages of 7 – 9 to explore new mediums and build up their foundational art techniques. This fully immersive holiday programme allows your kids to dip their toes into learning and practising fine art. Whether it is to pick up a new hobby or to kick-start building up an art portfolio for admission into an art school in the future, this Holiday Art Immersion Course for kids is perfect to provide a quick and immersive experience in art!

At Visual Arts Centre, we provide students with opportunities to develop artistic knowledge and skills. We offer a full range of mediums for students to explore and learn with us and help them to release their creative juices and be independent in their learning.

This school holiday, we are offering two paths for kids interested in signing up for a Holiday Programme with us!

  1. Acrylic Art Immersion Course [8 Sessions $698]
  2. Manga & Coloured Illustration Course [8 Sessions $580]
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For teens between 10 – 18 years old

At ages between 10 – 18 years old, students may have already cemented their interest in art or are even considering to pursue art deeper by applying to an art school. This would require a strong art portfolio with unique works that demonstrates their skills, creativity and artistic style. Thus, it will definitely help that they attend classes guided by experienced professionals to hone their skills and mastery on various art mediums.

At Visual Arts Centre, we provide students with opportunities to develop artistic knowledge and skills. We offer a full range of mediums for students to explore and learn with us and help them to release their creative juices and be independent in their learning.

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What this Course offers:

Apart from revisiting foundational skills for each of the mediums, this course also allows your kids to learn which medium works well together and learn the effect each medium has in comparison to each other. This allows for training in both creative and critical thinking skills that can be used throughout their art journey. This course is also perfect for those who likes to explore a wide range of mediums and get a more in-depth knowledge of what effect each mediums is used to create!

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

– Design and conceptualize a 2D/3D Artwork

– Mix up different techniques with different mediums

– Combine different mediums that they like to create an artwork with their own exclusive style

– Explore and come up with a creative style of their own

Perfect for those of you looking to help your child boost their portfolio with creative works or simply to find something fun for your child to do during the holidays!

 

For more enquiries:

Call: 6255 0711 / 6733 2155

Email: [email protected]

 

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Creative Kids Art Immersion course 

Teens Professional Intensive Bootcamp – Nov 22 to Jan 23 (8 Sessions)

Digital Drawing and Painting course

Learning Objectives

During the course, students will:

  • Learn to colour with colour pencils, markers or watercolour 
  • Practice blending techniques 
  • Gain observational skills
  • Understand composition, correct proportions and perspectives of the art reference 
  • Understand colour theory and mixing

Schedule & 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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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.
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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.
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