Year 2023
February 2023


Drawing on Nature (Pencil & Coloured Pencils)

Start Date: 07 Jun 2023 | End Date: 28 Jun 2023
Peninsula Plaza



About National Silver Academy (NSA)
The National Silver Academy (NSA) is a network of post-secondary education institutions (PSEIs) (i.e. ITE, polytechnics, universities and arts institutions) and community-based organisations that offer learning opportunities that are subsidised for seniors. Seniors and PRs aged 50 years and above can look forward to attending short courses and bite-sized courses that are exam free. For courses run by community-based organisations, the final fee payable – for both Singaporean and Permanent Resident seniors – takes into account the support given by the government to community-based organisations to develop and offer the short courses.

About The Singapore Association for Continuing Education (SACE)
The Singapore Association for Continuing Education (SACE) is a registered charity with MOE. It offers over 30 courses under the National Silver Academy, most of which are highly subsidised for Singaporeans & Permanent Residents aged 50 and above. SACE serves the continuing learning needs of adults of all ages.

Course Details
Course Number  SACE-CBO-M-037E-2023-06-01
Course Start 07/06/2023
Course End 28/06/2023
Registration Open
Duration 12 hours over 4 sessions
Session Wednesday, 9:30 - 12:30pm , 7/6, 14/6, 21/6, 28/6
Objective Keep your mind active and engaged – relax and produce a piece of artwork with a sense of satisfaction.
Description Learn to sketch with the use of pencils focusing online quality, methods of shading, tonal values and proportion. Besides pencil drawing, this course also teaches coloured pencils and it’s techniques like layering, blending and applying of pressure. Pick up tips and tools on pencil as well as coloured pencils through the exercises on different subject like still-life, animals and landscape.

Materials :

  1. Graphite / Drawing Pencils – HB, 2B, 4B and 6B ( eg of brand : Cretacolor Fine Art from Artfriend)
  2. Kneadable Eraser (Cretacolor or Faber Castell)
  3. Soft eraser – Cretacolor Monolith (Artfriend)
  4. Tortilion (paper stumps for blending)
  5. Sharpener (preferably 2 holes – normal and bigger hole)
  6. Ruler
  7. Derwent Coloursoft Set of 36 (Artfriend)
  8. Derwent Colourless Blender and Derwent Burnisher (Artfriend)
  9. A set pf paper suitable for pencil and coloured pencils ($2.00 per pax supply by Trainer)
Trainer Geri Koh

Geri Koh is a practising artist who has won several art awards and competitions with several exhibitions of her art pieces. Geri works with several art mediums especially coloured pencils and is actively conducting art workshops. Currently she has been teaching in SACE mainly art related workshops like drawing in different types of media – sketching, colour pencils, water colour, mixed media, line and wash with a fan base of repeated senior attendees.

Venue Peninsula Plaza
Fees Payable $52.80 pp NSA fee for Singaporean/PR age 50 and above, $264.00 pp for all others

Register and pay online via PayPal, Credit Card, Internet payment to SACE DBS 049-001627-1.


SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) Applicable
SACE Membership Subsidy (SMS) Applicable for SACE members
Contact Person Secretariat Tel: 6266 0648 or Email: