My Singapore workshop locationPosted: August 13, 2015
When I booked my ticket to Singapore for the Urban Sketchers Symposium I planned on arriving a few days early so that I could spend some time sketching in my workshop location. I know other instructors did the same thing. I have to admit that when I first arrived in my designated spot I was a bit disappointed because the location was the campus of Singapore Management University (big plaza, modern buildings, lots of trees). I would have preferred one of the livelier locations like Waterloo Street with all its crowded temples, or Purvis Street with its colourful shophouses. But in time I grew to love my location, firstly for the shade the trees provided and secondly for the views of the Singapore Art Museum and the National Museum that are both situated on the perimeter of the campus and are visible through the trees. Below are a few of the sketches that I did in preparation for my workshop.
I recently watched a great video on YouTube of the symposium, put together by Drew Yu. There’s nothing like being there to really understand how exciting and stimulating an event it is, but this paints a great picture in case you missed it or are thinking of going to Manchester, UK, next year.