Principles of Character Design by Allex Cheng | 30 Hours 

Learn how to apply the principles of character design to create appealing and practical character. This course also teaches you design pipelines and workflows used for character design in the industry.

Realistic Character Design for Film and Games for Productions by Mervyn Teo | 30 Hours 

Learn how to design realistic characters such as fantasy and mythical creatures that are believable. Apply styles in line with the required art direction of productions as determined by factors such as era, genre and target audience.

Stylized Character Design for Productions by Mervyn Teo / Wong Peng Ven | 30 Hours

Stylized characters, as seen in comics and cartoons, possess unique styles that break away from the traditional realistic look. Explore and learn how to create such characters based on different genre, era, target audience, etc.


Wong Peng Ven 

Ven has worked in the industry for more than 12 years. He is currently the Art / Creative Director of Animagine Pte Ltd. Previously he was the Art Director for Scrawl Studios - one of the most reputable animation company in Singapore. Over the years, he has managed teams of artists to work on concept and character design for various animated TV series projects.

His Work: ven-dingmachine


Mervyn Teo

Mervyn Teo graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) with a BA (Arch) Honors degree before pursuing his passion for art and illustration. He has more than seven years of experience in the industry, both as an artist as well as a lecturer. As a trainer, he has full ACTA (Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment) accreditation and taught modules for different institutions at a diploma level. Currently, he is working as a 2d Art Lead at Gumi Asia in Singapore, and have since produced much art assets for games such as Brave Frontier.

Mervyn work : portfolio

Allex Cheng

Allex Cheng is an experience 2d artist with Gumi Asia, developing character & environment concept design, creation of 3d assets and VFX for various mobile games which includes Big Hero 6: Bot Fight (Disney), Puzzle Tropper, Wakfu Raider, etc. Previously, he was a 3d modeler and lighting and also rendering artist at Sunwoo Asia Pacific. Allex also involved in Modeling characters and environments with Maya and ZBrush for Disney Channel TV Program 'Special Agent OSO', 'Princess Sofia' and 'Gon' (TV).

Allex work: portfolio


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Singapore 207305 



   Monday and Friday  

   7.30pm to 10.30pm   



   Fee    Total Fee After IMDA Subsidy 

   Principles of Character Design
   Stylized Character Design for Production
   Realistic Character Design for Film and Games for Production 

   S$ 2,300  
   S$ 2,500
   S$ 2,500
            S$ 730

*Students are required to bring their own Wacom Tablet




Talent Assistance Scheme provides course fee subsidies for eligible Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents, making it more affordable for Media Practitioners to upgrade themselves. The Scheme provides funding for attending of IMDA pre-approved non-WSQ media courses, workshops and master classes. Each trainee is only applicable for $15,000 of IMDA funding per calendar year.

IMDA has appointed Six Degrees to manage the Talent Assistance (Training) for freelancers and individuals. 

Talent Assistance Grant Scheme is open to Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents who are:

- Media employees of Singapore-registerd Media Companies; or

- Full-time media freelancers (defined as freelancers who have worked in the same or related media specialisation over the past 12 months or have completed at least 6     accumulative months of freelance project(s) within the past 12 months. Applicants who hold another employment while freelancing cannot be considered as full-time freelancers); or

- Fresh media graduates (applicants must provide proof that he/she has officially graduated ie, graduation certificate as endorsed by the school) as detailed below:

i) Completed academic studies within the last twelve (12) months with an Institute of Higher Learning (IHL) or obtained at least a diploma* from a local Private Education Institute (PEI) registered with the Council of Private Education CPE (1) that is either EduTrust Certified by CPE (2) or a SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) accredited Continuing Education and Training (CET) centre (3); or

ii) Completed NS within last twelve (12) months and completed academic studies with an IHL or obtained at least a diploma* from a local PEI registered with the CPE that is either EduTrust Certified by CPE or a SSG accrediated CET centre.


(1) Please refer to this LINK for the list of local PEIs registered with CPE

(2) Please refer to this LINK for the list of local PEIs that are EduTrust Certified by CPE

(3) Please refer to this LINK for the list of SSG accrediated CET centres 

Interested applicants, please apply for the Talent Assistance Grant with Six Degrees 21 days (incld. public holidays and weekends) before the commencement of the course. Applications are subjected to Six Degrees / IMDA’s approval. Late applications (after the dateline set by CG Protege) will not be processed.



NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Terms and conditions apply.

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