Art Courses
Beginner's/Advanced Drawing, Painting
Art For Children
Course Outlines

Art Workshops
Chatsworth Int'l School
Singapore American School
with Citibank & CCF
with Ministry of Education

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Art Courses

Schedule
a. Weekday morning sessions (10.00am - 1.00pm)
b. Weekday afternoon sessions (3.00pm - 6.00pm)
c. Saturday morning sessions (10.00am - 1.00pm)
d. Saturday afternoon sessions (3.00pm - 6.00pm)
e. Evening sessions (6.30pm - 9.30pm)

Please note that theportfolio preparation course follows after completing beginner and advanced drawing and painting courses.

The portfolio preparation course covers work related to Fine Arts, Fashion, Graphic, Product Design and Architecture. The number of classes depends on the student's individual pace.

Customised courses are also available.


Fees

Beginners drawing: 200 S$/class 

Advanced drawing, painting: 250 S$/class.

Portfolio preparation: 250 S$ per class.
Concluding classes : 300 S$ per class

Consultation : 300 S$/2 hours

* 5% discount for payment of 10 classes in advance

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Course Outlines

• Beginner's Drawing
• Advanced Drawing
• Painting with Acrylics
• Art for Children


Beginner's Drawing

Basic Elements of Figurative Drawing

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10 (2.5hrs each)
S$200.00 per 2.5 hours
Drawing pad (A3)
Set of pencils (4H-6B)
Eraser
Sharpener
Clip (2pieces)
A piece of foam board bigger than A3

This course will enable participants to apply the methodology that greatly enhances their general understanding of proportions and perspective applied in realistic drawing.The course has proven its great efficiency and has enabled a number of students to approach the best art colleges in Europe/ America/ Australia, i.e. St. Martin's in London, Parsons in New York etc.


Course Outline

Session 1 Familiarizing oneself with the proportions of presented objects such as geometrical-shapes (cubes, spheres, cones)
Still life, technique: pencil, graphite stick
Session 2 Focusing on the contrast between the light and shade (geometrical shapes)
Negative space
Difference in the contour line
Still life, technique: pencil, graphite stick
Session 3 Focusing on the 3 grades of light-shade contrast -Expressing the contour line accordingly
One non-geometrical shape included
Still life; technique: pencil, graphite stick
Session 4 Shading; Geometrical shapes, simple crosshatching. -Achieving the three grades of darkness.
Still life; technique: pencil, graphite stick
Session 5 Full scale shading by different types of crosshatching
Still-life, complete study of light, technique: pencil.
Session 6 Shading of non-geometrical shapes. Elaborating the technique of crosshatching.
Emphasis on materialization of objects
Still life; technique: pencil, graphite stick
Session 7 Full scale study of the instruction doll
Session 8 Croquis, quick sketch of different poses
The first pose taking as long as 45minutes
Developing instant perception; technique: pencil, crayon
Session 9 Croquis, poses taking as long as 30 minutes and finally 15 and 10 minutes: pencil, charcoal, ink
Session 10 Drawing quick sketches of various subjects



Advanced Drawing

Portraiture, Structural / Anatomy-Figure Drawing

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10 (2.5hrs each)
$250.00 per 2.5 hours
Drawing pad (A3)
Set of pencils (4H-6B)
Eraser
Sharpener
Clip (2pieces)
A piece of foam board bigger than A3

The course starts by analyses of anatomy and facial proportions. It develops the ability of understanding how to define and represent the personal characteristics of a model (profile, 3/4 and frontal view). Stylistic and technical differentiation is examined thoroughly by the end of the course. Course is suitable for the future students of Fine Arts /Fashion design.


Course Outline



Painting with Acrylics

Schedule

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Start Date Contact Milica for the current dates
Number of Sessions 10 (2.5hrs each)
Fees
(inclusive of 5% GST)
$120.00 per 2.5 hours
List of Materials Drawing pad (A3)
Set of pencils (4H-6B)
A set of acrylic paints and brushes

The course will start with the study of light and examine achromatic values (gray tones). It explains the secrets of mixing the cool and warm colors through a profound study of light & shade effects. Participants may choose to develop a style of acrylic painting according to his/her sensibility - from very thin washes to thick layers applied with painting knives.

Course Outline

Session 1 Participants would refresh their drawing technique, which is very important before starting the painting course; Still-life (geometrical shapes, pencil)
Session 2 Shading; Cross-hatching; Understanding the effects of light and shade on 3-D forms. Still life (geometrical shapes, pencil)
Session 3 Shading; Cross-hatching; Still-life (fruit, basket, flowers, bowls)
Session 4 Basic instruction in painting; Chart of gray tones; Tonal study. Still-life (Part 1).
Session 5 Painting; Cold-warm contrast ; Tonal study. Still-life (Part 2).
Session 6 Application of the primary secondary, tertiary colors.
Complementary contrast differentiating cool and warm tones. Simple still-life arrangements.
Session 7 Practice in painting more complex still-life arrangements.
Various textural effects. Simultaneous contrast (Part 1)
Session 8 Practice in painting more complex still-life arrangements. (Part 2)
Session 9 Practice in painting various subjects (still life, landscape)
Session 10 Practice in painting various subjects.



Art For Children



Schedule

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Start Date Contact Milica for the current dates
Number of Sessions Depending on the individual pace of learning
Fees
(inclusive of 5% GST)

For children up to 9 yrs: 120 S$/hour,
For children from 9-13 yrs: 170 S$/2 hours


List of Materials

Drawing pad (A3)
Set of pencils (2H-6B)
A set of acrylic paints and brushes (2-3 medium size flat and few pointed thin brushes)
Set of colored pencils and black marker, scissors, paper glue, black & colored papers, wood glue, papier-mache, UHU glue, some bits
of fabric.

Aim: To develop visual awareness, technical skills and creative thinking through a number of 2D and 3D projects which stimulate child's personal approach and imagination.


Course Outline

Session 1 Exercise in drawing; observational study. (still-life arrangement, pencil)
Session 2 Exercise in painting; observational study, basic information on color mixing. (still-life arrangement, acrylic paints or poster colors)
Session 3

Drawing and painting figures; observational study and basic information on body proportions.
Theme- 'Fancy Dress Ball' , 'At the beach' or similar. 'At the Zoo' and others.

Session 4 Drawing and painting faces; interpretative study; understanding the basic concepts of facial features. (pastels)
Theme- 'Self-portrait', 'Best friend's portrait' and others.
Session 5 Drawing and painting landscapes/interiors; observational and interpretative study.
Introduction to perspective (poster-colors, acrylics or pastels).
Themes: 'At the wet market', 'Luna park'
Session 6 Art and Crafts, modeling, creating dolls, masks. Models of famous buildings Part I. (clay, fabric, papier-mache)
Session 7 Art and Crafts. Modeling. Part II
Session 8 Art and Crafts. Modeling. Part III
Session 9 Basic elements of Graphic Design/Fashion Design Part I.
Creating post-cards, posters and book-covers. (collage, montage)
Session 10 Graphic Design/Fashion Design Part II.

Note: This course syllabi is prompt to the ad hoc changes, and can be easily modified according to the personal preferences of the student or because the student wishes to study on a more continual basis.