Art classes

 

Fundamental Art Workshop

  • Painting

  • Drawing

  • Clay creation

  • Action painting

  • Craft

Beginner Art class

Topic: Things You Need to Know About Drawing & Line Drawing Practices

This is an introductory class for the student who has no professional experience in drawing at all. The focuses for this class are introduced different subject matters in drawing practices such as 3d objects, still life, landscape and etc.; Introduction and recognition of different drawing equipment and how to use them; The basic about how to hold a pencil; Line drawing practices with various materials and more.

 

Topic: Marks & Introduction to Shading

This class will focus on different techniques related to pencil drawing. A brief learning in the understanding of different light sources, the importance of hard and soft edges for your subjects and sketching techniques. The student will practice on techniques such as hatching, cross-hatching, stippling, back and forth stroke and circlism.

 

Topic: Exploration of Tones and Textures

Tone and texture are very important for an object in drawing and painting practice. They will give your drawing solidity and recognition. The student will study the definition and different tone effects in a drawing, various textures as you can think of, and how to use different drawing medium to create textures in drawing.

 

Topic: Tonal Drawing Practice

It is important to be able to use tone to describe the substance of objects. This class will focuses on student’s analytical ability on different objects and follow with some drawing exercise with a simple object and create the surface texture by various drawing medium.

 

Topic: Perspectives in Drawing

Perspective in a drawing is an essential part of the visual understanding of a picture and a convincing element for a good art practice. The objectives of this class is to explain and practice on what is perspective and vanishing point in drawing and the difference between various types of perspectives, such as linear perspective, one point, two point and three point perspectives etc.

 

Topic: Composition and Contrast

Composition refers to the organization, arrangement, and combination of objects within the borders of a drawing space. For a great drawing, you want to bring the eyes of the viewer toward your center of interest within an aesthetically pleasing composition. Still class will study the different method of composing a good composition in drawing and the importance to have the ability to use contrast in various art practices, especially in paintings.

 

Topic: Introduction to Still Life Drawing

The class will start with a brief introduction about still life drawing from definitions to basic techniques. The goal is to teach the student with good observational skill and understanding some key factors that related to the object that they are going to draw. Class activity will be simple geometric shape drawing and shading.

 

Topic: Observational 3-D Drawing

Still life drawings continue. Drawing with a real object, the student will practice their observational skills and how to apply to real object practices. They will be study plaster casts models and still life objects.

 

Topic: Still Life Group Drawing

Two or more still live objects drawing practice. The class will focus on grouped still-life drawing with designed compositions. The student will study the relationship between two objects that include shades, size, light and etc.

 

Topic: Landscape

Understanding landscape drawing, and pencil drawing practice with the focus on natural scenery, such as mountains, forests, cliffs, trees, rivers, valleys, etc. Learning objectives include how to make elements arranged into a coherent composition and how to create contrast for various surfaces.

 

Topic: Portrait Study (the skull)

Portraits are effective and compelling when they tell us something about the person. A good portrait is not just a visual representation of a person; it will also reveal something about the essence of the person. It is necessary to have some knowledge about portrait drawing and some key factors that affecting a good portrait drawing such as proportion, gesture and facial expression.

 

Topic: Human Figure Study (the skeleton)

Understanding the structure of the human body and its extents and limits is the key in creating forms that are lifelike and realistic in a relative sense; you could be doing life drawings and attempt to be infinitely realistic, or you may be making simplistic cartoons or caricatures which should have some semblance of being anatomically correct. The class will begin with human skeleton study and extend to some sketching practices.

 

Topic: Color Theory and Experiment

In the visual arts, color theory or colour theory is a body of practical guidance to color mixing and the visual effects of a specific color combination. There are also definitions (or categories) of colors based on the color wheel: primary color, secondary color and tertiary color. The student will study the color schemes in detail and try out some color experimenting exercises.

 

Topic: Introduction to Watercolor

An introductory class about watercolor painting. The class focuses on the understanding of watercolor pigments, materials such as brush, paper, paints and various techniques. Class activities include wash practices and easy watercolor experiment painting.

 

Topic: Painting with Watercolors

More subject matter focused watercolour painting, include landscape, flowers or animal etc. The student will apply what they learnt in the precious introductory class to their actual creation.

 

Topic: Introduction to Acrylic & Art History

Introductory class to acrylic painting and related topics. Class activity includes color experiment, brushes try out and easy experimental painting exercise with acrylic paint. The art history section will base on the instructor’s chosen artist and art movement that student will have a chance to study and discuss some art-related topics in class and art activities.

 

Topic: Painting with Acrylics& Art History

More subject matter focused acrylic painting, include landscape, flowers or animal etc.

The art history section will base on the instructor’s chosen artist and art movement that student will have a chance to study and discuss some art-related topics in class and art activities.

 

Topic: Final Review Class

This is a final review class about all the topics we covered in the past 9 weeks. It is a good way to remind the student of what they studied before and encourage them to respond to the material with solutions or more questions. Class will focus on related art practices

 

Topic: Self-Creation & Development

This is a totally free and relaxed art class for student’s own art creations. They will apply what they learnt in this program to their designs that include still-life drawing, freestyle drawing watercolour painting and acrylic painting. The student will have the freedom to choose any medium for their art piece and also they will have the chance to design their own still life compositions will objects. The student will have their own and unique creative piece ready for this program.

 

Topic: Self-Creation & Development

This is a totally free and relaxed art class for student’s own art creations. They will apply what they learnt in this program to their designs that include still-life drawing, freestyle drawing watercolour painting and acrylic painting. The student will have the freedom to choose any medium for their art piece and also they will have the chance to design their own still life compositions will objects. The student will have their own and unique creative piece ready for this program.