Learn Digital Painting in Adobe Photoshop | MAGES Institute

About Digital Art Course

The goal of this Digital Art course is to provide advanced theoretical and practical expertise of figure/character development for a variety of visual storytelling media, such as games and animation. Investigate a character’s essence by cultivating their attitude and delving into what makes them feel real and grounded. You’ll learn how to express all parts of a character in their apparel as well as the smallest details, such as position, attitude, and personality, in the video game and cinematic worlds. Brush up on your digital painting talents by experimenting with different painting techniques and strategies such as custom shapes, custom brushes, etc in this Digital Art Class. This course will teach you how to design a character based on a tale and how to comprehend and develop character poses.

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Character Design for Films & Games

The course aims to give advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of figure/character development for various visual narrative media, including games and animation. Explore the essence of a character by developing their attitude and digging deep into what makes them feel real and grounded. Visual storytelling is key in the video game and cinematic world, and you will learn how to portray all aspects of a character in their attire as well as the smallest details, such as pose, attitude, and personality.

Hone your digital painting skills by using painting techniques, various methods such as custom shapes, custom brushes, etc., to finish and polish up their character design. You will be able to see demonstrations, presentations, and get feedback on your work.

Duration/Schedule:36Hrs (Saturdays, 9:30AM - 4:00PM)

Note:Customisation Available for Corporate Clients

Award:Statement of Attainment and Certificate of Completion

Software Taught:Adobe Photoshop

Grants Available:SSG, SFC, PSEA, UTAP

Course Code :TGS-2021005685


Mohd Zaki Bin Ragman
Jimmy Ling
Diana Wang

Topics Covered

  • Highlight the importance of anatomy.
  • Building Blocks/Forms/ Shape Design, (Cylinders, cubes, and sphere) for basic anatomy.
  • Importance of storytelling in a character and use of color
  • Basic proportions of the body and few general tips on the conceptualization
  • Fundamentals of poses
  • Anatomy basics face (proportions)
  • Stylize and create keyplates for a character
  • Silhouette, character positioning, and understanding shape.
  • Work with a tone, color, and light drapery, materials, render tips
  • Facial expressions, skin color, weapon and tool design
  • Rendering and posing the final character

Learning Outcomes

  • Designing a character based on a story
  • Understanding and developing poses for characters
  • Designing character emotions
  • Create imaginative, convincing, and believable characters through spontaneous imagination and creativity.




04 Feb 2023
10 Jun 2023

Entry Requirements

Age: 16 years old and above Recommended for Media Professionals and

Freelancers Open to both Singaporean & International Students (Including PR,

Student Pass, Work Permit, S Pass & E Pass)

Course Fee

Full Program Fees: SGD 2,376

Singaporean 21 – 39 Yrs or PR: SGD 1,276

Singaporeans > 40Yrs: SGD 836

SME Company-Sponsored: SGD 836

*All payments on or after 1st Jan 2023 will be subject to 8% GST.

Grants Available

Self-sponsored students can use SSG Training Grant, Skills Future Credit, PSEA grant, UTAP, and SEP. 75% attendance is mandatory to complete the program The student should submit and must pass the prescribed assessment (i.e. Practical Project) *For additional grant eligibility, please contact us.


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