Sunday, 28 April 2013

Bishan Park and Sturdee Road

I recycled the used parking coupons to sketch at yesterday Bishan Sketch Walk. Masking taped at the back of 10 coupons to form an accordion sketch sheet 200mm X 850mm. Sketched on the revised of the used coupons with Hero 578 and Lamy Safari pens, Calli Blue for line work and Calli Brown mixed with Calli Blue for wash.

The finished Drawing of Bishan Park.

At the request of the Gallery owner Ms Jane Walker to do an Ad Hoc sketch of the gallery exterior during our visit to the exhibition.
I sketched this from the open space of No 31 Sturdee Road, the Gallery help A Pop Up Art Exhibition for Local and Oversea Artists.
The above sketch was done with fountain pens and Calli Blue Ink on Derwent Sketchbook 180 X 440mm ( open size 180mm X 880mm )

No 31 Sturdee Road is the 2nd Shop fro left.

Monday, 22 April 2013

Floral Arrangement

I have took up a part time Florist job recently. These are some of the arrangements and bouquets created by me. Please enjoy.

Daler Rowney Blue Ink Sketches Series 1

My first attempt on Daler Rowney Calli Blue Ink. It was love at first sight when I sew this ink at Art Friend. The blue is brilliant, the shades are beautiful and the result is Awesome.
I have received a lot of LIKES and Compliments in my FB from Artists around the world.
All these sketches are done with Hero 578, Lamy Safari, a fountain pen from 555 State Express, water brush and Call Blue Ink. I have enjoyed sketching with Calli Blue Ink, Please enjoy. 

Everitt Road, Joo Chiat Place

Wanderlust Hotel at Dickson Road, Little India.
Line drawing with Hero 578 pen.

Ink Wash with Water Brush

Ion Orchard - sketched on location with Hero 578 & Lamy Safari pens.

Line drawing of back lane at Dickson Road

Ink Wash on line drawing

A old art materials shop at Ubi Ave - sketched with Hero 578 and ordinary fountain pen.

Soup Spoon at Changi City Point - sketched with Hero 578 and ordinary fountain pen.

Sunday, 7 April 2013

Ink Wash and Watercolour on S&B Sketchbook

The following drawings are done on Stillman & Birn 
Delta Series Sketchbook 254mm X 178mm ( 10" X 7" )
The Orchard Road series drawings were done in the morning between 8:30 AM and 9 AM before my morning shift work. This is the best time to sketch in Orchard Road as the crowd have not come in. The morning is cooler and less humid.

Emerald Hill - Ice Cold Bar
Sketched with Hero pen and Calli Brown Ink 

The same sketch was Ink Wash with Calli Ink to focus the detailing of the shop house

Bideford Road off Orchard Road
Sketched ordinary fountain pen with Calli Brown Ink

The Watercolour wash was added to the above sketch

Bedok Block 16 Food Centre 

Orchard Road
Sketched with Hero & Lamy pens

Ngee Ann City
Sketched with ordinary fountain pen and Lamy Safari. Ink Wash with Calli Brown Ink

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Gillman Barrarks Sketch Walk 30 March 2013

Sketch walk at Gillman Barracks on 30 March 2013.
All the sketches are sketched with Hero & Lamy pens and Calli Brown Ink.
Derwent Sketchbook 18.5 X 42.5cm
The above sketch of Lock Road is a double spread ( 18.5 X 85cm )

Close up of Lock Road sketch

Close up of Lock Road sketch

Another view of Lock Road