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1-Day Workshop

Grants Available For SG/PR*

Learn Concept Art Fundamentals

Taught by Kingston Chan (Head of Art & Programme Director)

Digital Art Workshop

Avail the opportunity to obtain the professional guidance by joining our Basic Illustration Workshop! Initiate your path towards becoming a part of the entertainment industry, which includes Games Studio, Films, Animation, Toys, Theme Park, Mobile Game Studios. Attend this workshop to get into the basics of digital painting and concept art development. Discover the standard practices and conventions of conceptual design, techniques implemented in the industry, and visual development pertaining to films, games, animation, and comic books.


Ideal for beginners who are interested in concept design, this workshop will delve into the fundamentals of digital painting and how it applies to concept art development at every level.

Join the Workshop to start your journey and get to the next level!

DURATION/SCHEDULE: 1-Day | 8 Hrs | Sat 9AM – 6PM SGT


COURSE CODE: TGS-2021005684 (Blended Learning)

SOFTWARE TAUGHT: Adobe Photoshop

HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS: Windows/Mac Laptop no older than 2017

AWARD: Statement of Attainment and Certificate of Completion



Kingston Chan is a Concept Development Artist, Art Director, and Educator with over two decades of experience in games, movies, animation, and art production design. Kingston commenced his role as an educator in 2005 when he was invited to develop curriculums for game art, conceptual design, and digital painting at top schools in the field, eventually serving as Senior Art Director at FZD School of Design for the past 14 years. Previously, Kingston has worked extensively in Japan as a Game Artist at SEGA Co. and Koei Tecmo. Upon returning to Singapore, he was appointed as Art Lead at several local game companies to set up next gen 3D pipelines. Kingston believes in the importance of learning art fundamentals and design problem solving, especially in our world of everchanging technology. His broad industry expertise combined with a persistent curiosity in new technologies and work processes shows his dedication in advancing our next generation of artists and designers.

Kingston Chan

Head of Art Department | Program Director

  • Sketching fundamentals to capture form, structure, and detail in perspective.
  • Digital painting techniques to understand the basics of value system, lighting, and colour.
  • Shape design, form rendering, breaking down material qualities.
  • Theories behind composition and artistic finishing.
  • Build up fundamental art skills in design sketching, perspective, digital painting, and the ability to draw objects in 3D space.
  • Gain a better understanding of how art values can support the design process within the concept art industry.


27th July 2024


  • Age – 18 years and Above
  • Minimum Education Level – N Level
  • Work Experience (No. of Years) – N.A
  • Language (Written & Spoken) – English


(incl 9% GST)

Full Workshop Fees: SGD 523.20

Singaporean 21 – 39yo or PR: SGD 283.20

Singaporeans > 40Yrs : SGD 187.20


Who should apply for this workshop?

Those with some experience/interest in illustration, sketching, and drawing, are looking to enhance their fundamentals, and/or transition to digital illustration are ideal candidates for this workshop.

Do I need to bring my own Laptop? What about the drawing tablet?

Yes, we require our students to bring their own laptops with Adobe Photoshop pre-installed. Our Admissions/Student Support team will share the appropriate installation guidelines closer to Workshop date.

Wacom tablets will be provided on the workshop date.


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