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Wacom's Digital Art: Advanced Workshop


This course is great for novices, designers and students who have picked up digital art on their own or through some education but wish to advance and further their understanding and skill sets in the digital art realm. Different methods of art creation from various digital art disciplines will be explored and practiced in this 2 day workshop program. Topics include how to quickly create stunning looking sketches and thumbnails, matte painting techniques and how to over paint and use mixer brushes to painting loosely and learning how to create painterly artworks reminiscent of famous classical artists like Rembrandt and modern concept artists like Craig Mullins. This course comes with a Intuos medium tablet worth $290.

Course Objectives:​​

Participants will learn how to use the various tools and techniques to create different art outcomes like concept art or painterly styles. Participants will learn and apply the following fundamental concepts for digital art making: How to draw and paint from scratch using brushes provided to create quick and stunning works in short times, How to source photo plates for composition and use production painting methods to make amazing art as well as how to use textures, or brushing methods to photo-bash artworks to increase realism and complexities.

Course Content:​​

  • Understanding and Using a Wacom Product and how to maximize the most out of it

  • Adobe Photoshop work-space/ setting up a nice and cosy workflow

  • Setup and Usage of Digital pens

  • Drawing and Painting a Creature design in Painterly style

  • Usage of Mixer Brush Tool

  • Production Painting Methods to create an Environment concept art scene with narrative

  • Collaging and Photo bashing to create a compelling high quality Character design


Target Training Group:

In-House Public

Nature of Training:

Publicly-conducted course

Education Target Group:

No Formal Qualification & Lower Primary

Target Group Occupation:

Managerial Non-supervisory Supervisory

Target Audience:

Design Executives, Illustrators, storyboard artists, digital artists, designers, concept artists

Corporate runs only


Location of Training:


Course Modules:


Mode of Training:

Part Time

Language Medium Provided:


No. of Trainer(s):

- Full Time Trainer(s)

- Part Time Trainer(s)

Payment Type:

Nett Fee

Course Examinable:


Additional Questions:

Have you applied for any government agency course fee support for this course? If yes, please indicate the name of agency in the Processing Remarks Field.

Course Type:


Area of Training: 

Information and Communications, Design, Education and Training

Course Administration Details:

Sharon Tang


Duration Components:

Classroom Training - 12 Hours

Total Training Duration:

12 Hours

Training Day:

2 Days

Length of Course Duration:

2 Days

Cost Components:

Course Fee per Trainee - $500

Total Cost of Training Per Trainee:

$500 nett

Intuos Medium is provided in the course. Certificate of participation is awarded on course completion. Optional upgrade to Wacom Intuos Pro Medium Paper Edition with top up of $300

Meet the Trainer

jimmy ling

ba. in entertainment design 2d

AA. in illustration

aspen university, academy of art university

winner of 2017 wacom master artist

Jim aka Dreadjim sparked off with a diploma in Digital Media Design and started off an art director in the advertising industry for a year at TNBT, then moved on to freelancing for various small and big names since 10 years ago.​

Trainer's Artwork

forest copy
sinbadtest re2
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