Digital Painting for Illustration and Concept Art

Course Date:
Run 1 - 8 Jul to 1 Aug 2019 - Confirmed Run

Run 2 - 30 Sep to 24 Oct 2019

Registration Period:
Run 1 - From 6 May to 01 July 2019

Run 2 - From 25 June to 16 Sep 2019

Duration:
24 hours / 8 days

Time:
7:30pm to 10:30pm (Monday and Thursday)

Mode of Training:
Practical

Venue:
Singapore Polytechnic (School of Design, Level 4, SD407)


Course Introduction

This course aims to establish the proper skill sets required for painting in the entertainment industry; and transit professionals and media practitioners towards a digital platform for their works. Participants will get to learn Photoshop and the tools associated with everyday design workflow. This course is recommended for those who wants to reinforce their foundation in illustration or expand on their digital knowledge in Photoshop.


Course Objective

  • To familiarise participants with Photoshop as a digital painting software.
  • To familiarise participants with the professional processes of digital painting and using the tools in Photoshop to paint effectively.
  • To gain a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of painting and how these fundamentals translate into a digital realm.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Utilise a drawing tablet to paint in Photoshop.
  • Be aware of the potential and application of Photoshop as a painting tool.
  • Understand the principles of light as it applies to painting.
  • Effectively use the tools in Photoshop to create artwork.
  • Improve their painting technique.
  • Paint a simple character or prop.

Suitable for

Game Artist, Environment Artist, Character Designers, Texture Artists, Prop Artists, Architects, Storyboard Artists, Matt Painters, Illustrators.


Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Participants should preferably have some experience in painting or prior knowledge in using the software - Photoshop.


Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate
• Certificate of Performance
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the examination and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above3Aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month
$234.33
(incl. GST)
$88.33
(incl. GST)
$88.33
(incl. GST)
$51.83
(incl. GST)
$781.10
(incl. GST)


Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click here
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.
3 Under the Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme. For more information on the scheme, click here.


Funding Incentives

1. SkillsFuture (SF) Series
Singaporeans and Singapore PRs are eligible for 70% course fee funding for registration with effect from 28 October 2017. This funding is applicable to both individual and company-sponsored participants. Participants are required to achieve at least 75% attendance and/or sit and pass any prescribed examinations/assessments or submit any course/project work (if any) under the course requirement.

Singaporeans aged 40 years and above will enjoy a 90% subsidy of course fee.

Funding Validity Period: Till 31 December 2020

2. SkillsFuture Credit** (SFC)

With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.

This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 60 days before the course commencement date.


Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses - elearning@sp.edu.sg
All other Courses - pace@sp.edu.sg
For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

Classroom

  • 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
  • Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
  • On or after date of commencement - No refund

E-Learning
There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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