1. Acrylic Painting for Beginner
For beginners as well as those with some experience
You will learn to paint with acrylic medium, and learn to use art materials effectively and techniques to mix colors. You will be guided in using various methods to achieve different visual effects.
Besides practical exercises to investigate colors, lines, shapes, form, volume, light, texture, you will learn to develop skills to paint and to complete your painting and in doing so, discover the freedom and ease of painting with this versatile fine art medium - Acrylic.
Finally get to enjoy the freedom of expression in creating your original acrylic paintings either by direct observation, studies made from photos and visual references or visual impression through your own experiences, feelings and thoughts, ideas, dreams and imagination. Read more
2. Painting for Improver
For those who have some experience, but keen to improve themselves further
For those who wish to develop their problem solving and decision-making skills related to visual perception and visual realization such that further progress in painting, technical and conceptual skill can be made.
Thus, further develop one's ability to reflect upon ones work, to improve and to communicate one's formal and conceptual intentions into a piece of work and further artistic development.
3. Painting with Artist
For those who are seeking painting as a recreational activity
Suitable for ex-participants of our programmes and those who wish to have fine art drawing or painting sessions or experiment alternative artistic traditions at any level during the available session.
You may explore further on either representational or non-representational painting, like still life, landscapes, floral, portraits, abstract painting or creative painting for fun. You may use a variety of medium either watercolor, acrylic or oil medium for exploration, creativity and innovation with a broader context of contemporary visual culture.
4. Basic Sketching / Drawing
Drawing has been the very foundation of all art. Accurate drawing is the basis of all representational art. You will learn how to "see" and "record" what you see, using pencils on paper for your drawing. You will do sketching and drawing using a direct observation method on still-life. Practical exercises include drawing shapes, drawing in line and tone, relationships between subjects, perspective and proportion.
These lessons are helpful for those without any experience at all and plan to take up fine art painting lessons in future and for those who wish to improve their painting skills by first strengthening their foundational drawing skills.
It is also useful for those who just simply like to learn the skills of sketching and drawing as a method of conveying an idea or feeling in pictorial terms. The skills and techniques acquired here will change your awareness of visual aesthetics for the rest of your life. Read more
If you like to learn how to paint orchids or other subjects with watercolour, click here. If you like to learn colouring techniques with colour pencils and to start enjoy colouring works with pencils, click here. If you wish your children (Age 7 to 10, 11 to 16) to have art training with the artist, so to improve and develop their drawing and painting skills and abilities in critical thinking, creating thinking, problem-solving and practical thinking via art, click here. If you like to have one or a few sessions for "Painting for Joy" at our studio, you could also join us. Jimmy will show you examples and demostrate techniques to you and give Step by step guidance wheneven it is needed, click here.