Monthly:May 2021

Sketches from the August sketchbook

11813457_1616718065266591_7740681404498437768_n-2015060 Sketches made at a post-Symposium party organised by Mdm Tia to remember the occasion. The team for USK Singapore Symposium has done a really tremendous job in putting everything together. Its a feat and it is definitely rewriting USK history. …

Continue Reading

Don Low Plein Air Watercolor Painting at Changi Point Ferry Terminal

By Don Low

On #theperfectsketchbook 

Boats at the Ferry Terminal

A hot day but I told myself I have to do it. I made a detour to Changi Point after seeing my wife off at the airport which is just …

Continue Reading

Exploring Little India with a camera

Across Campbell Lane

I took a bunch of photos when I was there to do some sketching of the place. My favourite spot to sketch and paint. I took these photos and converted them to monochromatic and then adjusted the …

Continue Reading

Mural Painting & sharing our Happy art

Mural Painting at a ramen restaurant along Thomson Road
Mural Painting at Fun Toast Bishan

One leading to another. First it was a Japanese (Kyushu) pancake cafe, then Fun Toast at Bishan Junction 8, and finally at a ramen restaurant. …

Continue Reading

Visiting Geylang…

Streets of Geylang. Nothing’s orderly, clean or structured. Its like stepping into another world altogether. Its organic, crime infested and bustling with activities not welcomed in other parts of the city. However, in contrary, its home to many.

These were …

Continue Reading

Tools Review: Pebeo 12 Hues Half Pan Watercolour Mobile Set

The box set was acquired from a China online shopping website for about SGD11, or est. USD8 or slightly lesser, not including the shipping charges. Pebeo is a French company that has been producing and manufacturing art materials and tools …

Continue Reading

Smith Street, Chinatown, Singapore

smith2bstreet2bchinatown-editsm-2252036 Brush pen and screentone by Photoshop. In the morning, the weather report said the temperature would soar to 34degC eventually during the day. I shuddered at the thought of enduring the heat from above and from the ground and beads …

Continue Reading

Digital Screentones or Halftones

screentone-gal-4011735 I always have an affinity for screentones or halftones… probably because I love looking at the BW versions of comics in books and magazines, especially manga or Japanese comics. I don’t really enjoy comics that are coloured. The colours covered …

Continue Reading

Digital Sketching with iPad Pro and Apple Pencil and Procreate

Why sketch digitally?


When Apple Pencil was first launched last year in Oct 2015, I gasped at how well the new stylus worked on the iPad Pro after watching a video demonstration by a great urban sketcher friend from Hong …

Continue Reading

Sketching Dinosaur

The fact that drawing dinosaur is “funner” is because no-one has ever seen a dinosaur with their own eyes before. There are hypothesis on how a dinosaur or a particular specify should look like but these are just theoretical predictions …

Continue Reading