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Professional Manga Drawing and Digital Painting Course

ART COURSE

FOR YOUTHS/TEENS & KIDS

Professional Manga Drawing
& Digital Painting Course

March - June 2024

Every Monday

5pm-7.15pm, 7.30pm-9.45pm

Tuesday

3.30pm-5.45pm

Digital Drawing
& Painting Course

New Course

Every Monday

5pm-7.15pm, 7.30pm-9.45pm

Tuesday

3.30pm-5.45pm
Digital Drawing and Painting Course, 12 Sessions of lessons on procreate - drawing and sketching, basics of using the software to create a digital artwork, keyboard shortcuts, layers, basic functions, line, color, layer modes, blending colors, lighting effects, thumbnailing, black & white silhouettes, layout and configuration.

Digital art lessons for anyone looking to refine their skills and explore new realms of creativity under expert guidance! This course is suitable for ages 9 and above.

Introducing – Digital Drawing Painting Course where students would learn and acquire digital drawing and painting techniques with our professional instructors!

In this 12-session course, students will learn digital art skills and techniques using procreate, including preparing drawings and paintings for digital or print, with some prior knowledge of traditional drawing assumed. Students have the freedom to create project pieces according to subjects of their interest, and be guided to complete and improve digital art skills as they explore how they can create an artwork through the procreate software.

Professional Digital Drawing & Painting in Singapore

12 Sessions  $1188 NETT  Choice of one or more schedules per week

What is Digital Drawing or Painting?

Digital drawing and painting is the artistic process of creating visuals using digital tools and software. Artists utilize specialized software like Adobe Photoshop, Procreate, Paint Tool Sai or Clip Studio Paint, along with digital drawing tablets or computers. These tools offer a diverse range of brushes, colors, and editing options for creating stunning digital artwork.

Unlike a traditional artwork, digital artwork is known for its permanence and is accommodative to any corrections needed.

Digital Art Drawing Students using IPad and laptops to draw their digital artwork

Digital painting software offers artists a versatile digital canvas for creating and refining artwork. While digital painting requires traditional painting skills, such as mastery of line, coloration, tonal variations, and perspective, artists utilize software tools to bring their visions to life. With a strong foundation in traditional drawing techniques, artists can produce realistic digital paintings with compelling 3D perspective effects.

Digital painting presents numerous benefits compared to traditional painting techniques. It enables effortless undo and redo functions and boasts a vast selection of digital brushes and effects. Additionally, it offers the convenience of working without the requirement for physical art supplies or extensive cleanup, streamlining the creative process.

Explore digital artwork creation through a suite of softwares offered, and discover the one that works best for you.

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This advanced technical knowledge of digital painting is invaluable for students seeking to create intricate and detailed digital artwork. By grasping the fusion of artwork and landscape design, students can produce more captivating and realistic creations. Proficiency in digital software applications is essential for students pursuing careers in creative industries. With these cutting-edge technologies, students can enhance their digital painting skills and techniques, positioning themselves for success in future careers within the digital art painting and design sectors.

Some of these careers that are relevant to digital art painting includes: animation, game art and design, character design etc.

Professional Digital Painting Course Details:

Basic tools:
  • Laptop users
    Laptop + Drawing Tablet (Wacom/Huion ect.)
    *Let us know what digital medium you are using!
  • Ipad users
    Ipad with Apple Pencil/Pencil with pen pressure with Procreate
Softwares that you can use:
  • Laptop users
    Free softwares like Krita or MediBang Paint works fine. If you have the budget, Photoshop would be the best choice.
  • Ipad users
    Free softwares like Adobe Fresco or Clip Studio works fine. If you have the budget, Procreate will be the best choice.
Pen pressure is crucial in creating good digital art, as it gives you the option of defining the thickness and heaviness of each stroke as if you are using a real pencil! This adds the feeling of depth to your work, making it more impressive.
Art materials and tools will not be provided for this workshop.
An overview of the basic steps we will be covering in the course to ease you in!
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Professional Manga Drawing & Digital Drawing Course
Combine Manga Drawing with Digital Drawing and Painting, 6 Sessions of traditional medium - drawing and sketching, and coloured illustration with markers and watercolour, with 6 sessions of digital drawing and painting.

Great for learners curious about animation studies, or for any Manga enthusiasts! This course is suitable for two age groups - 8-12 years old, as well as for 13 and above.

Introducing the Professional Manga Drawing & Digital Painting Course [12 Sessions], designed to equip students with a solid foundation in manga drawing and painting while introducing them to digital drawing and painting techniques.

As part of the 6 sessions of traditional medium, students will create artworks with markers and watercolour, with all necessary art materials provided by our studio. The digital art segment utilizes iPad, Apple Pencil, and the Procreate application. Covering the basics of digital drawing and painting, students will learn how to use these tools to bring their manga creations to life with the help of the different tools available on the digital drawing softwares.

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Manga drawing and coloured illustration is a holiday programme for kids of 6 – 8 Years Old.

Learning Manga proportions and anatomy, the Manga drawing and coloured illustration is a fun and enriching holiday course for kids! Learning objectives is designed to accommodate the younger age group while deepening their interest in character design.

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Visual Arts Centre Professional Manga & Coloured Illustration Bootcamp

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Professional Manga Drawing & Digital Painting Course in Singapore

12 Sessions  $1188 NETT  Choice of one or more schedules per week

What is Manga?

Manga or known as novel comic, narrates stories through graphics. Manga is inspired by true stories and sometimes presented with some transformation, exaggerations, personification, symbolism or reflection. Manga can spark a range of emotions amongst its readers – from feeling entertained to enlightened.

Manga can also be utilised as an effective way of expressing your thoughts and emotions through art, instead of the regular text form.

The purpose of a manga artwork is to narrate stories through painting.

Character drawing is crucial foundation for manga drawing. This includes portrayal of head proportion, facial expressions and hairstyle to head-body proportion, character body motion and more. Learn to observe and depict a character’s choice of fashion and its presentations. Learn to present perspectives through different situations and backgrounds. Then, put all these elements together to form a unique artwork that is created by you!

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Over in the recent years, career options like professional illustrators, manga cartoonist, ad designers are on the rise with the rising popularity of digital painting. Certainly, digital painting knowledge gives you a headstart to a career in the creative industry. But digital painting requires traditional painting skills as digital painting artworks are not remade and they are produced through the paper and pen within the digital painting software. Digital painting provides the flexibility for any corrections required by the artist.

With solid foundation of line, colouration, tonal, perspectives and imagination in traditional drawing, this would help to produce digital painting artworks in a more realistic form. Hence, to create a good digital artwork, having a basic grasp of traditional artwork is just as important.

FOUNDATION IN DIGITAL ART - Visual Arts Centre Singapore

Our student working on a manga art subject of her interest

Children who start to draw at a young age are prone to draw humans in cartoon forms. Why not allow them to try our professional Manga Drawing course in Singapore? We cater to all beginners and children looking for improvement in their manga drawings – especially for those with a keen interest for character design.

We conduct regular Manga Drawing Classes in Singapore! Join our Professional Manga Drawing class today and learn all the fundamentals skillsets of Manga Drawing.

With solid foundation of line, colouration, tonal, perspectives and imagination in traditional drawing, this would help to produce digital painting artworks in a more realistic form.

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manga drawing and coloured illustration holiday art class for 8 to 12 years old at Visual Arts Centre

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Overview

Within the course objective, they will learn to draw human figure proportion, character dynamics, character drawing in digital form Computer Graphics Processing etc., all with the help of the myriad of digital softwares that are available in the market today.

Beginners are welcome to join us as we provide guidance across all levels!

The combination of foundational training on both traditional drawing and digital painting tools usage would produce more attractive artworks. Having skills in traditional drawing and digital painting would help to lay solid foundations for a future career as an illustrator / manga cartoonist / cinematic producer / interior designer/ fashion designer etc! Join us as we help you in leaning a step nearer to your aspirations!

The combination of foundational training on both traditional drawing and digital painting tools usage would produce more attractive artworks.

Course Contents:

Throughout the 12 sessions, your child will be engaged in:

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Kids (7-9YO) Holiday Classes Introduction To Digital Drawing & Painting (from 8 Years Old)

5 Sessions  $698 NETT

Children who start to draw at a young age are prone to draw humans in cartoon forms. Why not allow them to try our Introduction To Digital Drawing & Painting (from 8 Years Old) Art Course in Singapore? We cater to all beginners and children from 8 YO and above that are looking for introduction about digital drawing and painting as we believe that interest can be built from a young age.

Our young learners!

Lesson Highlights
What can you expect?
During the course, students will:

Students are advised to bring their own digital painting and drawing software and tools. After the 5 weeks, students will complete 2-3 of their independent art projects.

Youth (10-18YO) Holiday Classes Introduction to Digital Drawing and Painting Bootcamp

5 Sessions  $698 NETT

What is Digital Drawing and Digital Painting?

Digital drawing and digital painting refers to the process of creating artwork using digital tools and software. It involves using a digital drawing tablet or a computer with specialized software such as Adobe Photoshop, Procreate, or Clip Studio Paint, which offers a wide range of brushes, colours, and other digital tools.

Throughour Digital Drawing and Painting Bootcamp, you get a hands-on experience to see which softwares works best for your digital art creation.

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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)

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 Manga Drawing & Digital Painting Course
$1188
Location Visual Arts Centre Studio
Validity
Only valid on workshop date and schedule stated.
24 sessions Professional Manga Drawing & Digital Painting Course
$2188
Location Visual Arts Centre Studio
Validity
Only valid on workshop date and schedule stated.
8 sessions Professional Manga Drawing & Digital Painting Course
$798
Location Visual Arts Centre Studio
Validity
Only valid on workshop date and schedule stated.
8 Sessions Digital Drawing & Painting Course
$798
Location Visual Arts Centre Studio
Validity
Only valid on workshop date and schedule stated.
  • No refunds are provided for any course/workshop/lesson purchased.
  • The classes/sessions for the stated course is/are valid only within the stated validity period of the course, which begins from the commencement of the first class and no further extension is provided. The attendee should plan his/her schedule to attend the classes/sessions regularly (once per week).
  • Extension for course validity may be provided for medical/travel reasons with provided MC/travel itinerary for up to one month only.
  • Each session under the adult course package is 2 hours and 15 minutes and VAC 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 with or 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 indemnities and hold Visual Arts Centre and/or its staff or third-party staff/service providers harmless from any losses sustained from any activity within the premises of Visual Arts Centre, including personal injury/loss or damages to property.

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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.