Visual Arts Centre

Check out our exciting ZOOM art classes!

We’ve specially designed several Zoom Art Classes which would be occurring regularly, for all our art students who may want to take up some classes on Zoom during this season when Zoom may be more convenient.

Guide of VAC’s ZOOM Classes!

We offer a range of ZOOM classes suitable for learners of various ages! Continue scrolling to see if any of it piques your interest!

Kids ZOOM art courses

Sundays, 11am-12.30pm
* ZOOM Drawing & Acrylic Painting – “Our Tropical Rainforest”

Teens/Adults ZOOM art courses

Fridays, 4pm-6.15pm
* ZOOM Drawing and Sketching Series – Urban Landscapes

Fridays, 7.30pm-9.45pm
* Realism Portrait and Figure Study ZOOM

Saturdays, 10am-12.30pm
* Portrait Oil Painting ZOOM with Michael Britton

Saturdays, 1pm-3.15pm
* ZOOM Acrylic Landscape Painting

Sundays, 1pm-3.15pm
* ZOOM Drawing and Coloured Illustration – Interior and Spaces

Kids ZOOM Art Courses – Drawing and Acrylic Painting Kids ZOOM – “Our Tropical Rainforest”

Exciting and Fun Zoom Classes Available for Kids aged 5-10!

VAC Kids Zoom Drawing and Acrylic Painting

Our first theme for this series of exciting Zoom classes will be – Our Tropical Rainforest! Be exposed to drawing subjects in the rainforests! From adorable sloths to cool plants, we will be covering a variety of subjects aimed to train the creative mind. A work will be completed every 2 weeks!

Date/Time: Every Sunday, 11am-12.30pm, from 3 October
Fees: $200/4 Sessions, inclusive of art materials and courier of $40 nett
*Current students may use their class credits to attend the zoom class!
Art materials required: Acrylic paints, canvases (9 inch x 12 inch) X 2 pieces, mixing plates, brushes, pencil, eraser

Current Art Students may Whatsapp or call us at +65 62550711 to register and convert your class credit to attend the Zoom class.

Teens & Adults ZOOM Courses

Drawing and Sketching Series: Still Life, Landscape and Portraits

An opportunity for you to learn sketching professionally from the comfort of your home!

Learn how to do different subjects like still life, architecture, landscapes and many more! This course is packed with theories and techniques you could use for different types of outdoor sketches. Learn perspective, tonal values, composition and different sketching techniques that are used to express different materials and surfaces.

A new work will be completed every week, with alternating themes! Join this class now to boost your sketching skills, suitable for all levels of experiences from beginner to advanced learners!

Date/Time: Every Friday, 4pm-6.15pm
Fees: $398nett/8 sessions with art materials and courier services to all SG addresses included
(Current VAC students may use their current class credits to convert for ZOOM class credits!)
Art Materials: Sketchbook/paper, assorted drawing pencils(HB, 2B, 4B, 6B), eraser, kneadable eraser, 0.1 tip pen liner/gel pen.

Realism Portrait and Figure Drawing Study

Remember all the stunning portrait pieces and human figure drawings you see all over your social media feeds and wondered how those were done? Look no further!

Visual Arts Centre’s Realism Portrait and Figure Drawing Study will equip you with both the fundamentals as well as the advanced techniques required to create your very own portrait and figure pieces!

Suitable for both students and adults; this class will prepare aspiring young artists with the necessary skills and knowledge in figure drawing to prepare your own portfolio and even satisfy your goals of drawing your own loved ones eventually!

Date/Time: Every Friday, 7.30pm-9.45pm
Fees: $220nett/4 Sessions, art materials not included
(Current VAC students may use their current class credit with a top up of $15 to attend a ZOOM session!)
Art Materials: Sketchbook, assorted drawing pencils (HB, 2B, 4B, 6B), eraser

Portrait Oil Painting ZOOM with Michael Britton

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Learn the art of creating beautiful Oil Painting Portraits!

Oil Paintings have a certain look to it that adds a layer of uniqueness to it unlike other mediums. Learn oil painting techniques as well as advanced colour mixing in this ZOOM class and paint a range of portraits!

A painting is completed every 4 sessions, starting with base sketches and ending with renderings to bring life to the painting. This therapeutic course would be a great way to start your Saturday mornings!

Date/Time: Every Saturday, 10am-12.30pm
Fees: $240nett/4 Sessions, art materials not included.
(Contact us if you would require the art materials! We can provide courier services right to your doorstep!)
Art Materials: Assorted paintbrushes (3 different sized), oil paint, painting medium, apron, mixing palette, canvas

Acrylic Landscape Painting ZOOM

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Portray picturesque sceneries with just some paints and a paintbrush!

Learn the different brush strokes used to portray different elements! With step-by-step demonstration from our professional teacher, you will be able to pick up the skills required to create your very own landscape pieces to hang at home in a short period of time.

Date/Time: Saturday, 1pm-3.15pm
Fees: $438/8 Sessions

Drawing and Coloured Illustration – Interiors & Spaces

Urban Landscape Sketching w VAC

Enriching art Zoom classes suitable for those aged 11 and above!

VAC Zoom Drawing and Coloured Drawing Course

A fully guided Zoom course suitable for 11 and above! We will be kick starting this course with the theme- Interiors and Spaces! Learn various skills and techniques like perspective, lighting and tonal values necessary in creating beautiful interior drawings.

Date/Time: Every Sunday, 1pm-3.15pm, from 3 October
Fees: $220/4 Sessions, inclusive of art materials and courier of $40 nett
*Current students may use their class credits to attend the zoom class!
Art materials required: Assorted drawing pencils (6 pieces), kneaded eraser, classic eraser, sketch book, pen liners (2 pieces – 0.1 & 0.3), watercolour paints, mixing plates, high quality drawing/watercolour paper

Creative Art Project – Portfolio Building Class

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For students P4 & P5 Portfolio Students. Our “Creative Art Project” Zoom course of two sessions on 1 Oct and 8 Oct.

Students will be shown creative techniques and examples and expand on their ways of seeing and creating, students are to discuss and interact with the teachers and are encouraged to engage with other students in class as well.

Students will begin on their individual Creative work, and the review of their ongoing or finished work may be in-studio or via zoom after 10 Oct.

Contact us for any enquiries or bookings!

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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.