Basic Sketching/Drawing

Drawing has been the very foundation

of all art. You will learn how to draw by

using pencils on paper. You will use the

direct observation method to do

sketching/drawing of still life.

Practical exercises include drawing in

line and tone, develop an

understanding of relationships between

subjects, perspective, proportion,

design and composition.

This course is helpful for those who

plan to take up painting lessons in

future. It is also for those who just like

to learn drawing so to use the skill in

making art.

The recommended number of sessions

is 12 to 48 sessions for beginners for

Basic Sketching/Drawing using still life

for practice. You may continue to learn,

practice and develop your drawing skills

and techniques with the artist according

to your level of engagement and

development intention.

You shall learn, practice and develop

progressively the following topics and

elements:

Seeing

Recording

Lines

Vertical and horizon lines

Straight lines, slant and curve lines

Long lines, short lines, thick lines and

thin lines

Shapes

Forms

Light and shade (Light and dark)

Light and shadow

Drawing in line and tone

Outlines

Contour drawing

Contour line. Hatched line. Implied line

Shading technique, blending technique

Different effects of lines

Rendering Volume

Tonal rendering

Value scale

Simple to complicated cross-hatching

Cross-hatching

Learn about sphere

Proportions

Perspective

Space and distance

Edges, smooth, soft, hard, rough

Textures, the surface quality of objects

Making marks for texture

Smooth texture and roughly texture

Shading with textured marks

Hard, soft, smooth, rough effects

Transparent and reflective effects

Relationship in size between subjects

Positive and negative space

Contrast

Lines and pencil marks/ direction of

strokes

Marks making

Quick drawing

Draw what you love

Composition

I feel what makes a good drawing is the cleverly use and practice of the following elements: lines, shapes, forms, light, dark and shadow, tones (value), tonal rendering, shading techniques and blending techniques, Simple to complicated hatching, personal techniques and skills, proportion, perspective, texture, smooth, rough, hard edge, soft edge, space, composition, contrast, relationship between subject, marks and directions of strokes, personal feeling and emotion of expression. And a lot of practice with the chosen art materials and media.

Achieve: Basic sketching and drawing

knowledge and experience. Quick

sketches of various subjects.

Completion of still life drawing.    

What next: You can continue to book for

any number of lessons you like for your

sketching and drawing practices, so to

achieve a higher level of proficiency in

sketching and drawing.

You shall develop seeing and recording

ability and expression skills in all

elements, including proportions,

perspective, textures, lines and tones

and develop drawing from memory and

imagination.

Finally, you achieve the ability to draw

what you wish to draw and you draw it

well! 

Acrylic Painting

Beginners, as well as those with some

experience, are welcome.

You will learn to paint with acrylic medium and learn to use art materials effectively and to mix your colours well. You will be guided for techniques to achieve various visual effects. Besides practical exercises to investigate colours, lines, shapes, form, volume, light, texture and others, you will learn to develop skills to paint and to complete still life and Landscape painting. Finally, you 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. The recommended number of sessions is from 12 to 48 sessions or more sessions depending on your intended level of practice. You shall learn and understand about painting with acrylic medium progressively through practical experience. Acrylic materials and tools Canvas, canvas panel, paper, etc Paints, a basic set of colours Brushes, painting knives Medium glossy or matt and varnish Handling of materials know your colours Learn to mix the colours you want Tint, tone and shade Colours (Hue) Value (lightness and darkness of a colours) Colours wheel Primary colours, secondary colours, tertiary( intermediate) colours Direct experience with colours Applying and layering paints Record your colours Gray. Buy or mix. Black, white Grayscale Complementary colours How to make your colours beautiful Intensity chrome of colours (brightness or dullness of colours) Cool colours and warm colours Blending technique and effects How to save cost Using medium gel and paste The texture on the surface Representational painting to non- representational painting Still life painting and Landscape painting. Develop a powerful composition and have a great colour for your painting using various art elements and design principles. Achieve:  You shall be able to paint with acrylic medium and enjoy the freedom of expression in creating your painting either from your observation and experiences, feelings and thoughts, ideas, dreams or imagination, or your photos or visual references. What next: You can continue to book for any number of painting sessions for Acrylic Painting for Improver or Painting with the Artist if you wish. You shall be able to investigate and develop skills or to further progress your artistic practice at any level and to enjoy art making and freedom of expression with acrylic medium. Levels Basic The course is designed for learners who have limited or no prior knowledge in the subject area. The course covers basic knowledge and application.   Intermediate The course is designed for learners who have some working knowledge of the subject area. The course covers knowledge and application at a more complex level.   Advanced The course is designed for experienced practitioners who wish to deepen their skills in the specialised area. The course covers complex and specialised topics. Link Commonly Asked Questions Drawing and Painting Lessons

DRAWING AND PAINTING LESSONS

Basic Sketching/Drawing

Drawing has been the very

foundation of all art. You will learn

how to draw by using pencils on

paper. You will use the direct

observation method to do

sketching/drawing of still life.

Practical exercises include drawing in

line and tone, develop an

understanding of relationships

between subjects, perspective,

proportion, design and composition.

This course is helpful for those who

plan to take up painting lessons in

future. It is also for those who just

like to learn drawing so to use the

skill in making art.

The recommended number of

sessions is 12 to 48 sessions for

beginners for Basic

Sketching/Drawing using still life for

practice. You may continue to learn,

practice and develop your drawing

skills and techniques with the artist

according to your level of

engagement and development

intention.

You shall learn, practice and develop

progressively the following topics and

elements:

Seeing

Recording

Lines

Vertical and horizon lines

Straight lines, slant and curve lines

Long lines, short lines, thick lines and

thin lines

Shapes

Forms

Light and shade (Light and dark)

Light and shadow

Drawing in line and tone

Outlines

Contour drawing

Contour line. Hatched line. Implied

line

Shading technique, blending

technique

Different effects of lines

Rendering Volume

Tonal rendering

Value scale

Simple to complicated cross-hatching

Cross-hatching

Learn about sphere

Proportions

Perspective

Space and distance

Edges, smooth, soft, hard, rough

Textures, the surface quality of

objects

Making marks for texture

Smooth texture and roughly texture

Shading with textured marks

Hard, soft, smooth, rough effects

Transparent and reflective effects

Relationship in size between subjects

Positive and negative space

Contrast

Lines and pencil marks/ direction of

strokes

Marks making

Quick drawing

Draw what you love

Composition

I feel what makes a good drawing is the cleverly use and practice of the following elements: lines, shapes, forms, light, dark and shadow, tones (value), tonal rendering, shading techniques and blending techniques, Simple to complicated hatching, personal techniques and skills, proportion, perspective, texture, smooth, rough, hard edge, soft edge, space, composition, contrast, relationship between subject, marks and directions of strokes, personal feeling and emotion of expression. And a lot of practice with the chosen art materials and media.

Achieve: Basic sketching and drawing

knowledge and experience. Quick

sketches of various subjects.

Completion of still life drawing.    

What next: You can continue to book

for any number of lessons you like

for your sketching and drawing

practices, so to achieve a higher level

of proficiency in sketching and

drawing.

You shall develop seeing and

recording ability and expression skills

in all elements, including

proportions, perspective, textures,

lines and tones and develop drawing

from memory and imagination.

Finally, you achieve the ability to

draw what you wish to draw and you

draw it well! 

Acrylic Painting

Beginners, as well as those with

some experience, are welcome.

You will learn to paint with acrylic medium and learn to use art materials effectively and to mix your colours well. You will be guided for techniques to achieve various visual effects. Besides practical exercises to investigate colours, lines, shapes, form, volume, light, texture and others, you will learn to develop skills to paint and to complete still life and Landscape painting. Finally, you 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. The recommended number of sessions is from 12 to 48 sessions or more sessions depending on your intended level of practice. You shall learn and understand about painting with acrylic medium progressively through practical experience. Acrylic materials and tools Canvas, canvas panel, paper, etc Paints, a basic set of colours Brushes, painting knives Medium glossy or matt and varnish Handling of materials know your colours Learn to mix the colours you want Tint, tone and shade Colours (Hue) Value (lightness and darkness of a colours) Colours wheel Primary colours, secondary colours, tertiary( intermediate) colours Direct experience with colours Applying and layering paints Record your colours Gray. Buy or mix. Black, white Grayscale Complementary colours How to make your colours beautiful Intensity chrome of colours (brightness or dullness of colours) Cool colours and warm colours Blending technique and effects How to save cost Using medium gel and paste The texture on the surface Representational painting to non- representational painting Still life painting and Landscape painting. Develop a powerful composition and have a great colour for your painting using various art elements and design principles. Achieve:  You shall be able to paint with acrylic medium and enjoy the freedom of expression in creating your painting either from your observation and experiences, feelings and thoughts, ideas, dreams or imagination, or your photos or visual references. What next: You can continue to book for any number of painting sessions for Acrylic Painting for Improver or Painting with the Artist if you wish. You shall be able to investigate and develop skills or to further progress your artistic practice at any level and to enjoy art making and freedom of expression with acrylic medium. Levels Basic The course is designed for learners who have limited or no prior knowledge in the subject area. The course covers basic knowledge and application.   Intermediate The course is designed for learners who have some working knowledge of the subject area. The course covers knowledge and application at a more complex level.   Advanced The course is designed for experienced practitioners who wish to deepen their skills in the specialised area. The course covers complex and specialised topics. Link Commonly Asked Questions Drawing and Painting Lessons

DRAWING AND

PAINTING LESSONS

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