Short Courses

Coming soon! Soft Pastel Drawing

Learn a variety of soft pastel drawing techniques that will give you a new appreciation of the medium. You will be guided step-by-step in the drawing techniques of layering and blending vibrant colours to achieve soft and interesting effects.

About the trainer
Steve Chua is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice spans drawing, painting, installation, photography and graphic design. A graduate of Goldsmiths, University of London and LASALLE College of the Arts, his artworks are collected by corporation and statutory boards in Singapore. 

Alongside numerous group and solo exhibitions, local and international, one of Steve’s notable works was Gastrogeography of Singapore, an artist collective multisensory interactive art installation that was showcased in Singapore Biennale 2016. Steve’s recent accolades include clinching one of the top positions in NUSS Paint a Portrait Project and BOE Art Prize 2020. His artistic journey embraces innovation and a profound connection with cultural heritage.

Note: Course trainers are, on occasion, subject to change with short notice.


No. of classes Days Dates Time
8 Every Wed 6 Mar – 8 May 2024 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Application Information

Course materials

To be advised before the course’s start date. 
Cost of materials: approximately $40 to be purchased by participants.

Who should attend

Prospective art students, art enthusiasts, teachers and/or anyone interested in soft pastel drawing.

Eligible schemes / subsidies:
Claimable under SkillsFuture Credit
National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy


Note: Course fee not inclusive of application fee and GST.

(after National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy)

Note: NSA fee is inclusive of GST.