Certificate in Chinese Ink Painting (Advanced)

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Introduction

In this advanced course for Chinese ink painting, participants will learn how to synthesise Chinese ink painting techniques they acquired in the Basic and Intermediate levels. With an emphasis on painting fruits and birds, learners will also be more exposed to the philosophy and aesthetics of traditional Chinese ink painting and culture.

Terms and Conditions

Learners will be presented with a digital certificate upon successful completion of the course.

Class Schedule*

January 2022 Intake

Day of the Week Time Duration
Every Monday (Conducted in English) 2.00pm to 5.00pm

July 2022 Intake

Day of the Week Time Duration
Every Thursday (Conducted in Mandarin) 9.30am to 12.30pm

*Note

  • Classes are held once a week.
  • The above schedules are subjected to final confirmation.

Module 1 - Flowers and Birds II (8 sessions x 3 hours)

In this module, learners will be taught the skills of creating a well-balanced painting of birds. Learners will acquire the skills of highlighting the shape and form, mass and texture of birds in their paintings.

Module Content
  • Geometrical shapes, forms and volume; head, feather, claw of owl, eagle pheasant and peacock.
  • Compositions such as closure, square, triangle, dense and loose; host and guest, far and near, full and void, figure and ground, direction, confrontation, balance and overlapping.
  • Multi-colours within a single stroke, lines and dots, wet-on-dry and dry-on-wet techniques.

Module 2 - Fruits and Vegetables (8 sessions x 3 hours)

This module equips learners with the skills of creating a well-balanced painting of tropical fruits. Learners will be taught how to enhance geometrical shapes, mass and texture of fruits in their paintings, as well as different Chinese ink painting techniques to improve the composition of their paintings.

Module Content
  • Geometrical shapes, forms and volume; hair, shells and flesh of fruits such as rambutan, durian, pomegranate, watermelons, chestnut and garden pea.
  • Compositions such as closure, square, triangle, dense and loose; host and guest, far and near, full and void, figure and ground, direction, confrontation, balance and overlapping.
  • Multi-colours within a single stroke, lines and dots, wet-on-dry and dry-on-wet techniques.

Applicants must be 17 years old and above.

Course Prerequisite

For learners who have successfully completed Certificate in Chinese Ink Painting (Intermediate). 

 

Course Fees

  Fees Fees (After NSA Subsidies)
Certificate in Chinese Ink Painting (Advanced) S$970.00 S$516.73

Other Fees

Application Fee S$48.00

All fees stated above include GST and exclude material costs.


Subsidies

National Silver Academy
Applicable to Singaporean seniors aged 50 and above who will receive a subsidy of 50% off the course fee (capped at $500 per course). Please take note that the subsidy will only apply to the course fee and will not cover GST.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Address (for payment via cheque)

Cheques should be crossed and made payable to the 'Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts' and send to:
80 Bencoolen Street (S) 189655. The student's name, NRIC/Passport number and contact number must be written on the reverse side of the cheque.

Refund of Fees

Withdrawal before the course commencement date Course fee^ will be refunded after deduction of S$107.00 as administrative charges.
Withdrawal on or after course commencement date
No refund will be given.
^Application fees and miscellaneous fees are non-refundable.

Cancellation/ Postponement

  • NAFA reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course without prior notice.
    In the event that the class is unable to proceed due to unforeseen circumstances, NAFA will process a full refund of the course fees.

Withdrawal/ Deferment/ Transfer

  • Withdrawal or deferment requests should be made in writing with supporting relevant documents (if any) to Centre for Lifelong Education. Request for deferment is subject to approval.
  • No deferment is allowed once the course has commenced.
  • No transfer of course upon application.

Replacement of Classes

  • There is strictly no replacement lesson should the participant absent himself/herself from the course.

Important Note:
NAFA Centre for Lifelong Education reserves the right to reject any application under any circumstance. If we reject your application, we will refund any amount that has been paid in relation to the application that is rejected or voided without interest.

NAFA Centre for Lifelong Education reserves the right to alter the rules and regulations, course contents, class schedule, delivery mode and fee structures without prior notice.

This course is offered by invitation only.
For enquiries, please email or call CLE at: [email protected] | 6512 1388 

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