Recently, I received an order for my coasters from a company. They told me it was urgent and very quickly I dispatched the items. They received the items yesterday and then decided to order a second batch. To my delight, they doubled the quantity. As time is of the essence, (the coasters are to travel w the team next week to Milan), I delivered the sets myself this morning. I was curious. How in the world did they know of my coasters? So I asked the nice lady who has been li
To many believers, butterflies are viewed as a Christian symbol of resurrection and rebirth of Jesus Christ. Blue butterflies are often used not just for its divine beauty but also to convey the emotions of beauty, joy and hope. At special Christian services, such as weddings or funerals, there are practices to release butterflies to commemorate a transformation. #singaporeartist #butterfly #bluebutterflypainting #TGBATG
A signature is a “distinctive pattern or characteristic by which someone or something can be identified.” For art practitioners, it is an original, cohesive and consistent mark that is carried across all our original works, prints and related merchandise. More importantly, it is about asserting our copyright on the artwork. My collaborator for this series of works, came today to sign on the shared canvas. Drying time is 3 months and Ying has to sign before varnish is applied.
One of the most meaningful part of my art journey is the opportunity of collaboration with HCA Hospice. Over 2 series of works of 10 paintings, I have the honour of sharing my canvases with a quite a few HCA patients. My encounters were short and brief. After painting, I know it is most unlikely that our paths will cross again. About a month ago, HCA approached me. This time it is to help out in “A GOOD DAY” project, specifically to fulfil a patient’s last wish to complete a
When I paint in oil, I rest my canvas for a minimum of 3 months. There are times when I employ the palette knife method where lots of paint is required, 4 to 6 months ‘drying’ time is needed. These 2 pieces are oil paintings, so they will sit in my living room until June and then Ying takes over. I have been told that they look different from my other works and have also been asked if I am starting a “flowers in pots” series. Am glad the change is noticeable. The “flowers in