Short Courses

Short Courses

Our Short Courses are designed for beginners and non-arts professionals who are keen to develop a personal interest in the arts. Choose from a wide range of courses including the arts, design, fashion, film, performing arts and photography. Classes are mostly conducted in the evenings and on weekends for the convenience of working professionals.

Many of our Short Courses can be claimed under SkillsFuture Credit (for Singaporeans, aged 25 and above) and are eligible for National Silver Academy subsidy (for Singaporeans aged 50 and above) unless otherwise stated. Terms and conditions apply. For enquiries, please email us at shortcourses@lasalle.edu.sg

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Discover the versatility of acrylic paint. Participants will explore pictorial composition, the key to getting the right shades and hues, creating textures, form and value through still life,…

Date(s):

17 February 2024 - 30 April 2024
04 May 2024 - 22 June 2024
20 July 2024 - 07 September 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Develop your voice, body and imagination as a performer through practical exercises. You will practise acting techniques, respond to scripts and develop collaborative performance skills as you…

Date(s):

04 June 2024 - 27 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

This short course is designed as the second part of the architecture series course ‘From the Neolithic to the Neoclassical’, and invites participants to the dawn of the European Industrial…

Date(s):

13 May 2024 - 24 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Explore the great architectural monuments and art of Southeast Asia with a focus on Indonesia and Cambodia. This course will survey the ideas, philosophies, literature and religious beliefs that…

Date(s):

05 August 2024 - 09 September 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Explore the important role mythology played as a form of storytelling that passes down values and cultural norms through art. Myths and legends play an enormous role in the imagination, identity…

Date(s):

07 May 2024 - 09 May 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy

Ballet for Adults I (Beginners)
Go beyond the mere execution of steps and discover the understanding of ballet, its history and development of certain movements and…

Date(s):

05 September 2024 - 24 October 2024
17 September 2024 - 05 November 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Use clay to form objects that are both functional and non-functional. Techniques covered in Part I include pinching, coiling and slab construction. Part II & III focuses on wheel-throwing…

Date(s):

14 September 2024 - 02 November 2024
20 July 2024 - 14 September 2024
17 August 2024 - 05 October 2024
11 May 2024 - 25 May 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Learn the techniques and nuances of Chinese ink painting to create your own traditional or contemporary art pieces. In this course, you will be introduced to the medium of Chinese ink, colour…

Date(s):

26 February 2024 - 21 March 2024
15 April 2024 - 09 May 2024
27 May 2024 - 24 June 2024
15 July 2024 - 08 August 2024
15 April 2024 - 09 May 2024
27 May 2024 - 24 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Landscape painting is regarded as the highest form of Chinese ink painting. In this course, participants will work on large pieces of artwork with a focus on painting various landscapes and…

Date(s):

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

18 March 2024 - 22 April 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

13 February 2024 - 07 March 2024
19 March 2024 - 18 April 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

02 March 2024 - 04 May 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

17 February 2024 - 06 April 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

20 February 2024 - 02 April 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

16 April 2024 - 04 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

26 March 2024 - 14 May 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

23 March 2024 - 04 May 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

02 March 2024 - 04 May 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

22 February 2024 - 04 April 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

19 February 2024 - 13 March 2024
18 March 2024 - 15 April 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

22 February 2024 - 11 April 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

26 March 2024 - 23 April 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

17 February 2024 - 13 April 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

15 February 2024 - 04 April 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

12 March 2024 - 30 April 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

04 April 2024 - 23 May 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

23 February 2024 - 19 March 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

06 April 2024 - 25 May 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

18 April 2024 - 30 May 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

15 March 2024 - 13 April 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

23 March 2024 - 11 May 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Date(s):

22 February 2024 - 18 April 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

Create your own creative print design. The course will guide you through designing and developing your own creative poster design (Creative Design I), print publication (Creative Design II) and…

Date(s):

11 March 2024 - 03 April 2024
15 April 2024 - 13 May 2024
27 May 2024 - 24 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Kick-start a journey of exploring the world of illustration, through a rigorous and interactive course that focuses on learning the basics of human proportions, drawing style and basic…

Date(s):

07 May 2024 - 06 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Uncover the fundamentals of writing fiction with an eye on both the short story and the novel. An introductory writing workshop that will explore setting, point-of-view, dialogue, conflict, plot,…

Date(s):

21 August 2024 - 09 October 2024
16 October 2024 - 11 December 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

An introductory course to mystery and suspense writing that will span the history of the detective novel – from the golden age of detective fiction to the current trends in Grip Lit. It will cover…

Date(s):

11 April 2024 - 23 May 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

An exploration of the fascinating possibilities (both artistic and commercial) in creative non-fiction.

A very elastic genre with many sub-specialities, this introductory writing course is…

Date(s):

21 February 2024 - 17 April 2024
24 April 2024 - 26 June 2024
03 July 2024 - 21 August 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

An introductory writing workshop for people interested in, but new to, writing for film and television. Many are more familiar with cinematic or televisual stories than any other art, yet too few…

Date(s):

06 April 2024 - 25 May 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

A novel writing course with bestselling author Alice Clark-Platts. In eight classes, plot out the novel you have always wanted to write. Learn about structure and pace and the key elements of…

Date(s):

16 April 2024 - 04 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

This course uses the creative and expressive aspects of body movement and dance to support emotional transformation and integration. Participants will explore new movement patterns for growth and…

Date(s):

04 May 2024 - 29 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Time to start illustrating with Procreate. Express your unique self and level up your design and illustration skills with this powerful digital illustration tool. Whether you are a seasoned artist…

Date(s):

11 June 2024 - 27 June 2024
13 April 2024 - 18 May 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Create beautiful artwork in style, without the messiness used in traditional painting. Learn the basic foundations of inking your own digital drawing composition with precision control of…

Date(s):

01 June 2024 - 29 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

This course is ideal for those who want to learn how to operate the basic functions of a digital camera. You will learn about f-stop, shutter speed, film speed and how these three functions…

Date(s):

06 March 2024 - 03 April 2024
17 April 2024 - 15 May 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Loosen your rigid drawing habits and be trained in the principles of drawing techniques. Using a wide range of drawing materials for hands-on practice, dive into the world of drawing as a means of…

Date(s):

16 April 2024 - 02 July 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Uncover the theory of art therapy alongside practical art-making sessions that promote self-reflection through creative expression. Using different artistic media, learn how to interpret your…

Date(s):

01 October 2024 - 24 October 2024
01 October 2024 - 24 October 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Go back to basics with this course on learning to draw the human form. You will study the human figure with an emphasis on observing proportion, volume and light with fundamental exercises in…

Date(s):

23 March 2024 - 11 May 2024
18 May 2024 - 06 July 2024
17 August 2024 - 05 October 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Develop and expand your knowledge of music performance skills. Learn how to read music scores, as well as sight read. This course helps to extend your ability to recognise music styles, rhythms…

Date(s):

24 February 2024 - 23 March 2024
30 March 2024 - 18 May 2024
01 June 2024 - 20 July 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Explore and develop the creative process of making visual collaterals that can move ideas and communicate effectively with the target audience. Further develop creative thinking in Part II by…

Date(s):

12 March 2024 - 04 April 2024
16 April 2024 - 09 May 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

Learn the basic skills in creating backgrounds, simple characters and animation. Using Krita software, you will create a series of animation exercises incorporating basic animation principles to…

Date(s):

27 April 2024 - 11 May 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

Learn the basic skills in modelling, lighting and animation specifically for environment and characters. Using MAYA software, you will be introduced to polygon modelling and texturing to create…

Date(s):

18 May 2024 - 01 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

In this engaging and hands-on gouache painting course, participants will learn the techniques and skills necessary to create stunning anime backgrounds inspired by the iconic Studio Ghibli films…

Date(s):

06 August 2024 - 10 September 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

Be exposed to the history, tools and forms of penmanship and Western calligraphy. Have confidence in analysing current scripts and how they can alter existing styles. Participants will learn to…

Date(s):

25 April 2024 - 13 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Spark your creativity by exploring and experiencing a whole wide range of mixed media styles and painting techniques.

Trainer: Sharina Azlan

Note: Course trainers are, on occasion…

Date(s):

11 May 2024 - 13 July 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Music Production Series I: Getting Started in Music Production
An overview to the fundamental concepts, technologies and working…

Date(s):

12 March 2024 - 19 March 2024
02 April 2024 - 23 April 2024
04 May 2024 - 08 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Embark on a visual journey as we explore the art and techniques of mobile photography, tailored specifically for avid travellers. ’Capturing Wanderlust’ is a comprehensive course designed to…

Date(s):

29 May 2024 - 26 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

This comprehensive course delves into the fascinating world of imaginary character design with a hands-on experience in ink and watercolour techniques. Inspired by your experiences and the world…

Date(s):

04 May 2024 - 22 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

This course is a survey of the history of portraiture from antiquity to the contemporary. It looks at portraiture primarily in painting, though visual examples of sculpture, printmaking,…

Date(s):

18 April 2024 - 30 May 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

LASALLE is well known for its fine arts education, and oil painting is one of the College's strongest fields of study. From the basics of Oil Painting I to more advanced techniques in Oil Painting…

Date(s):

23 March 2024 - 11 May 2024
18 May 2024 - 06 July 2024
20 July 2024 - 07 September 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

From basic sewing techniques to accurate pattern making and construction skills, this course will show you how to make a top, skirt, pants, dress and women’s jacket from start to finish. Learn to…

Date(s):

27 April 2024 - 04 May 2024
08 May 2024 - 05 June 2024
03 July 2024 - 27 July 2024
31 July 2024 - 24 August 2024
28 August 2024 - 21 September 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Explore the world of children’s book illustration with award-winning Singaporean Kid Lit author and illustrator Quek Hong Shin. A structured course that involves lectures, hands-on activities,…

Date(s):

02 May 2024 - 20 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Explore a variety of techniques and different approaches in this course suitable for those who wish to expand and develop their oil painting skills in portraiture.

The prerequisite for…

Date(s):

22 February 2024 - 25 April 2024
07 April 2024 - 09 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Why do products look so good in photographs? Learn the techniques and technicalities of studio product photography, from lighting to product placement and composition. Understand the fundamental…

Date(s):

14 May 2024 - 08 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Step into the captivating world of charcoal drawing and delve into its intricate techniques through a comprehensive course. This course not only teaches the foundational skills of charcoal drawing…

Date(s):

04 May 2024 - 22 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

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…

Date(s):

04 September 2024 - 23 October 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Learn the techniques and styles used for coloured pencil rendering. Explore various applications of shading and mark-making using coloured pencils and other complementary drawing media.

Date(s):

11 May 2024 - 13 July 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Explore the artistic language and conventions employed by Italian Renaissance artists, especially in the realm of painting. The allegories, visual puns, signs and symbols, which were easily…

Date(s):

05 September 2024 - 17 October 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

See Singapore through a travel drawing eye. Travel sketching is a new and deeper way to engage with your environment within any city or country you visit. Learn basic skills and easy techniques…

Date(s):

10 July 2024 - 10 August 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

This is an intermediate course for participants who have attended the Travel Sketching Short Course and want to travel to destinations in Southeast Asia to practise their techniques and skills on…

Date(s):

25 October 2024 - 28 October 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

In today’s context, the experience of technology is becoming increasingly complex. Organisations are beginning to recognise the need to hire UX or UI designers to design user experience for their…

Date(s):

24 June 2024 - 29 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

Gain basic skills in video editing with DaVinci resolve software. Participants will be introduced to the theory and techniques of creative film editing and learn how to be competent with video…

Date(s):

12 April 2024 - 07 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

Get your hands on this approachable and beautiful medium and learn how to paint still life, streetscapes and landscapes.

The prerequisite for level II is the completion of the previous…

Date(s):

20 August 2024 - 08 October 2024
22 October 2024 - 11 December 2024
07 January 2025 - 04 March 2025

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy
  • SkillsFuture Credit

This beginners course is designed to encourage the discovery of plants and floral as a subject matter. You will learn how to paint them beautifully and loosely with the magical medium of…

Date(s):

13 April 2024 - 01 June 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit

Join Michelle Elvy in this introductory writing course to build your writing confidence. This basic writing course will explore the ‘how to’ of writing, from building-block structures to meanings…

Date(s):

11 May 2024 - 13 July 2024

Eligible schemes / subsidies:

  • SkillsFuture Credit
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