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Acrylic Painting
structured course

Learn how to master colour, textures and techniques in this vibrant and bold medium as you create artworks of various styles. 

We offer three progressive levels for this course:

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BEGINNER

Acrylic Beginner

In our beginner acrylic painting course, students will learn the fundamental techniques of painting in acrylic, basic colour theory application, creating 3D forms and how to build up a painting from start to finish with consideration to planning of layers.  

WEEK

CONTENT

DESCRIPTION

01

Introduction to acrylic paint & techniques

Introduction to the characteristics of Acrylic paint, brushes and tools and the basic Acrylic painting techniques.

02

application of techniques

Understand how to apply the different acrylic painting techniques to achieve likeness for different subject matters.

03

tones, highlights & Shadows

Learn how a range of tones in artworks can visually create 3D forms in 2D art.

04

basic colour theory

Introduction to the basics of colours, colour terms and how to mix paints.

05

Colour temperature & Schemes

Learn about different colour schemes and temperatures and how to apply them in a painting.

06

Starting a painting & Underpainting

Artwork part 1

Understanding the initial steps of starting a painting such as underpainting, sketching and layers.

07

building up form

Artwork part 2

Develop sensitivities to tone and colour when building up forms in an artwork.

08

detailing

Artwork part 3

Learn good brush control and what to look out for when working on the details in an artwork.

certification

Upon completion of all lessons in this course, students will be presented with a certificate of participation for this particular course.

No certification will be provided if the 8 lessons are not completed.

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Acrylic Intermediate

Intermediate

In our intermediate acrylic painting course, students will learn how to create visual texture and complex forms in realistic animal painting as well as learn how to create visual depth in artworks.

WEEK

CONTENT

DESCRIPTION

01

Intermediate colour theory

With the knowledge of basic colour theory, build sensitivities in selecting, mixing and matching accurate and complex colours.

02

Textures & forms

(Animals)

Artwork part 1

Learn how to break down complex forms into simple shapes to achieve accurate proportion in sketching artworks and how to build up the 1st few layers in a painting with visual texture.

03

Textures & forms

(animals)

Artwork part 2

Develop brush control to achieve specific effects needed when painting fur/hair textures as well as building up of highlights and form in a textured object.

04

Depth & perspective

(Drawing)

Understanding depth and perspective in artworks in 1 & 2 point perspective drawing as well as how depth and space can be created in a artwork composition.

05

Depth & perspective

(painting)

Artwork part 1

Discover the considerations in sketching when starting an artwork with spatial depth and how to approach the initial layers of painting and their required techniques.

06

Depth & perspective

(Painting)

Artwork Part 2

Learn to build up a painting with the techniques previously taught, focusing on forms, tones, and colour matching. 

07

Depth & Perspective

(painting)

Artwork Part 3

Learn to fine tune an artwork by focusing on the different detailing requirements for objects at different distances.

08

Exam (3 HOURS)

Students will take part in a simple examination to test the application of their skills learnt. The type of certificate presented after the finished course is dependent on the results of this exam. 

certification & Examination

  • All 7 lessons have to be completed before you take the examination.

  • The examination is optional and cannot be replaced with another lesson or refunded if you opt not to take it. 

  • Students with a passing grade for the examination will receive a Certificate of Achievement for this particular course.

  • Students who do not pass the examination or choose not to take the examination after completing the 7 lessons will received a Certificate of Participation for this particular course.

  • No certification will be provided if the 7 lessons are not completed. 

Acrylic Advanced
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advanced

In our advanced acrylic painting course, we will be focusing on colour manipulation and expressive vibrant portrait painting. Good observational skills is required for this course as we teach you proportion in portrait drawing and painting as well as how to translate colours as you develop colour intuition.  

WEEK

CONTENT

DESCRIPTION

01

advanced colour theory

Discover the relationship between colour and light and learn about the different colour models and how it can help to advance our paintings.

02

Impressionism

(Colour manipulation)

Artwork part 1

Learn about impressionist artworks and how the masters captured light with a variety of colours. 

03

Impressionism

(Colour manipulation)

Artwork part 2

Learn how to translate natural colours into vivid and colourful artworks

04

Portrait proportion

(Drawing)

Understand what to look out for and how to break down facial features into simple shapes to achieve likeness in portraiture with accurate proportions.

05

expressive colourful portraits

Artwork part 1

Learn how to plan and translate natural colours into vibrant colours in portrait painting as well as how to break down shapes of highlights and shadows on a human face.

06

expressive colourful portraits

Artwork part 2

Using the translated colours, you will learn to build up forms of the human face.

07

expressive colourful portraits

Artwork part 3

Develop your intuition and learn how to apply accent colours as well as build up details in your portraits

08

exam (3 HOURS)

Students will take part in a simple examination to test the application of their skills learnt. The type of certificate presented after the finished course is dependent on the results of this exam. 

certification & Examination

  • All 7 lessons have to be completed before you take the examination.

  • The examination is optional and cannot be replaced with another lesson or refunded if you opt not to take it. 

  • Students with a passing grade for the examination will receive a Certificate of Achievement for this particular course.

  • Students who do not pass the examination or choose not to take the examination after completing the 7 lessons will received a Certificate of Participation for this particular course.

  • No certification will be provided if the 7 lessons are not completed. 

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Complete all your lessons within your validity period (4 lesson set in 6 consecutive weeks or 8 lesson set in 10 consecutive weeks) and receive 5% off your next Steady Learner Set when you start your new set in the week after your set expires are earlier. You may choose to attend more than 1 lesson per week as long as there are available seats

Good Attendance Award

Complete all your lessons without missing a week (4 lesson set in 4 consecutive weeks or 8 lesson set in 8 consecutive weeks) and receive 10% off your next Steady Learner Set when you start your new set in the immediate following week. You may choose to attend more than 1 lesson per week as long as there are available seats.

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