DAS STUDENTS LEARN DISCIPLINE AND EXPLORE THEIR CREATIVITY WITH BRUSH LETTERING AND WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP!
In a workshop held for DAS students recently, Sng Sze Ying and colleagues Hakimah from Bedok Learning Centre and V. Nithya from Sengkang Learning Centre showed our students the fun that can be had with watercolour!
We all know the common phrase: “practice makes perfect” However, there is no “perfect” in brush lettering, especially when you have just started to learn it! Rather, practice makes progress! This is what we wanted the students to learn as we taught them the steps in learning the different strokes required. Brush lettering is a style of writing that is similar to calligraphy, commonly done with a brush pen or a brush with ink.
Discipline and diligence are key as they have to get the basics of writing the letters right before they can move onto writing words and phrases. Once they were getting the idea of writing they then chose an inspiring quote to write for themselves for their final art piece.
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This article was published in FACETS Vol 2 2018
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By Sng Sze Ying
DAS Tampines Learning Centre