Advanced Digital Painting for Illustration and Concept Art

Course Date:
10 March to 02 June 2021 (Wed)

Registration Period:
11 Jan 2021 to 01 March 2021

36 hours

7pm to 10pm

Mode of Training:
Computer Lab

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

This course seeks to expand beyond the rudimentary knowledge of digital painting. It encapsulates deeper insights to industry processes and professional skillsets required by the animation and games industry.

Course Objective

This course equips participants with the essential knowledge and skills to create digital artworks of greater complexity. They will be able to apply their skills in creating concept art for games and animation culminating in a full illustration of character with environment.

Course Outline

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

- Customise their own brushes presets in Photoshop
- Depict and paint the human body in simple geometric form
- Paint environments with values and colours
- Apply colour grading as well as mood lighting to their environments
- Paint a simple splash art illustration

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 be able to communicate in simple English and have rudimentary skills in using a computer. They should also have some basic knowledge in Photoshop and some experience in digital painting.

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate 
• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment 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 above
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)
(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 Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.

Funding Incentives

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
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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