ARTVENTURE ARTWORK

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These art pieces have been done by students who attended the Artventure Workshops, click here to find out more.

Art pieces are acrylic on canvas.

Charisse Waterfall Mockup Name of Artwork: Waterfall
Description: This is a painting of a waterfall.

A place of relaxation and rejuvenation since now PSLE is over. I would imagine myself being there.

Name of Artist: Charisse
Input from Creative Instructor:
Charisse has been a student in the DAS since she was in Primary 2. She is now in Primary 6 I have seen her almost every week throughout her fours years here. I enjoyed every chats I had with Charisse - she is a very mature and insightful girl. I came to know about her interest in painting when her teacher, Miss Soleha mentioned that she has been asking about the paintings she seen in the classrooms. Charisse has agreed to help us paint and her piece was titled The Waterfall. She shared that this piece shows a place of relaxation and rejuvenation, which is a great depiction of how she feel right after the major exam , PSLE.

Input from DAS MAP EdT:
Charisse has always been interested in the Arts. She doodles a lot on her worksheets which was when I noticed her interest in drawing. However, that does not mean she is not paying attention. She is able to balance between working hard in her studies and also having fun with the arts and her other interests.Charisse is very fortunate to have an amazing support from her mom and her family to explore the areas that she is interested in. Charisse is nothing but a joy to have in my class throughout the whole 5 years she had been in the DAS. I cannot wait to see the things that she will achieve in the future.
Joseph Mountains Mockup

Name of Artwork: Mountains
Description: This paining represents three words: Innovation, Courage, Integrity.

Name of Artist: Joseph
Input from Creative Instructor:
Joseph has been a student in the DAS since he was in Primary 2. He is now in Primary 6 I have seen him regularly for all these years. Joseph has always been sharing his interesting experiences over the past week - ranging from art class to being in a shooting range. He brought some of his target cards to class too! Joseph participated in one of our Artventure workshops - Entering the world of Manga (Chibi). He has definitely showed great talents and creativity in his work.

Input from DAS MAP EdT:

Joseph has grown so much over the years that he has been with me in the DAS. He has achieved tremendous success not only in his academics but also in his interests in various activities such as archery and the Arts. He attends various art classes and workshops in NAFA during his free time. He has the amazing support of his parents to hone his talent for the Arts. Although Joseph may seem playful, he puts in a lot of thought for this art piece that he had come up with. It is a meaningful piece for him that marks the end of his trying year with the PSLE.

Lycole Cotton Candy Mockup

Name of Artwork: Cotton Candy
Description: Cotton candy playground. The kids are dancing in the playground. It is a magical world.

Name of Artist: Lycole
Input from Creative Instructor:
Lycole is a student of mine in our Main Literacy Programme (MLP) classes. She has been in my class as young as Primary One. Her passion and enthusiasm for Art can be seen in our daily work. She would doodle whenever she can or when I talk about anything about Arts, she would be smiling. Ever since signing up for the first Art workshop, Lycole has been in every Artventure workshop that cater to her level. I could really feel her enthusiasm before, during and after the workshop. It was certainly a joy to have Lycole in class. I truly look forward to working with her again.
Lycole Fairy Mockup

Name of Artwork: Fairy
Description: I am the fairy. I have the power to make people happy. I go around helping people and bringing smiles to their faces.

Name of Artist: Lycole
Input from Creative Instructor:
Lycole is a student of mine in our Main Literacy Programme (MLP) classes. She has been in my class as young as Primary One. Her passion and enthusiasm for Art can be seen in our daily work. She would doodle whenever she can or when I talk about anything about Arts, she would be smiling. Ever since signing up for the first Art workshop, Lycole has been in every Artventure workshop that cater to her level. I could really feel her enthusiasm before, during and after the workshop. It was certainly a joy to have Lycole in class. I truly look forward to working with her again.
Cheyenne Snowman Mockup

Name of Artwork: Snowman
Description: Snowman makes me happy. I was inspired by winter and cooling weather to paint this.

Name of Artist: Cheyenne
Input from Creative Instructor:
Cheyenne is a student of mine in our Main Literacy Programme (MLP) classes. Her passion and enthusiasm for Art can be seen in our daily work. I could see her eyes sparkle when I shared with her about a painting session for the DAS. Cheyenne has been in three of the many Art workshops conducted here in the DAS. As soon as the workshop ends, she would ask if there will be another upcoming one. I was and still am truly grateful that she enjoyed herself throughout the workshops. It is fun working with Cheyenne as she is creative and has strong determination in everything she does. I look forward to working with her again.
Matilda Before I Knew Mockup

Name of Artwork: Before I Knew
Description: Before DAS, everything in life seems like a mess like this painting. After learning about dyslexia and being in the DAS, everything become clearer and maybe easier.

Name of Artist: Matilda
Input from Creative Instructor:
Matilda is a student of mine in our Main Literacy Programme (MLP) classes.

If my memory serves me well, Matilda mentioned that she wants to be an artist in the future. It was inspiring for me as I recall myself having this dream when I was young. It is apparent that Matilda enjoys the process of art-making. She has volunteered to help me with the decoration of my notice board as well as being excited about my next art project. Matilda created this painting, Before I knew, which she described as the state of mind she had before knowing that she was dyslexic. “It was messy and hectic at that time”, she said. I am thankful that it has been clearer and easier for her after being in the DAS.

Syazwan Deer

Name of Artwork: Deer
Description: This painting consists of a deer, a sun and a moon.

Sun represents the light while moon represents darkness. This deer is to represent growth and persistence. To stay strong in life and no matter how hard you had to try your best.

Name of Artist: Nur Syazwan
Input from Creative Instructor:
I met Syazwan when he was in Secondary 1 after being with another Educational Therapist (Ed.T). A little apprehensive at first, new secondary school, new teachers and Ed.T, new classrooms, I did not know his passion and talent in Arts until much later. Having seen his doodles during class one day, we talked about sketches, paintings and his favourite style - the zentangle (creating beautiful images by drawing structured patterns).

He then showed me various projects he has done in school. It was impressive! This started a constant Art-related conversation before and after class. Syazwan has volunteered to paint two pieces for the DAS, Dream and Dream Big. Both with the focus on dreams and the future. Seeing how Syazwan has progressed, I am confident that he will be a very successful artist in the future.

Syazwan Dream Big

Name of Artwork: Dream Big
Description: This painting is about DAS and how to dream big. I learnt how to learn better.

Now, it helps me to have an open mind, to think about what I want to be or do when I grow up.

Name of Artist: Nur Syazwan
Input from Creative Instructor:
I met Syazwan when he was in Secondary 1 after being with another Educational Therapist (Ed.T). A little apprehensive at first, new secondary school, new teachers and Ed.T, new classrooms, I did not know his passion and talent in Arts until much later. Having seen his doodles during class one day, we talked about sketches, paintings and his favourite style - the zentangle (creating beautiful images by drawing structured patterns).

He then showed me various projects he has done in school. It was impressive! This started a constant Art-related conversation before and after class. Syazwan has volunteered to paint two pieces for the DAS, Dream and Dream Big. Both with the focus on dreams and the future. Seeing how Syazwan has progressed, I am confident that he will be a very successful artist in the future.

How can art help with dyslexia and creativity?

Watch this video on 'Perspectives of Adolescents with Dyslexia: An Insight Through Images' to find out!

 

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