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Course Overview

Drawing is fundamental in many design disciplines, whether you are training to be a graphic designer, web designer, animator or 3-D artists, it is necessary to understand the human features.


This course will help you learn about facial construction and understand the features, anatomy and proportion that is required for portrait drawings. You will develop skills in expressing values, shadows and shading. You will also be introduced to a step-by-step approach in developing the necessary skills to creating a portrait.

Who Should Attend

Individuals and Design students who are interested to learn how to draw portraits.

What You'll Learn

At the end of this course, you will be able to:


  1. Identify the elements of facial construction
  2. Describe the tonal quality through lines, washes and colours
  3. Explore creative ideas about portraits
  4. Create a piece of portrait through the techniques learned

Mode of Assessment


Sharing of artwork










Participants will receive an electronic Certificate of Completion issued by Temasek Polytechnic upon completion of each MLC.

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Course Contact

If you have any enquiries, please contact us below or submit an enquiry form here
  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 109

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.