Adventures with Art

14 Jan

Sometime last year, I started taking informal art lessons with one of my grandfather’s ex-students and grabbed my dad and cousin along with me.   It was my first foray into visual art, after having condemned myself in my lack of abilities following near-fail grades in school for Art.

He started us off with simple sketching exercises to teach us basic techniques and moved on to watercolour and oil painting basics. Now, I attend a still life session every Sunday to get my hands dirty in the lovely world of Art-making.  In my case, Art makes me.  I hope to post my works up once in a while, mainly to document my attempts in a chronological fashion.

Hopefully, there will come a day where I would no longer feel like I sully my artist grandfather’s name by saying that I – the one who can’t draw – was his offspring.

4 Responses to “Adventures with Art”

  1. gearldsgrotto February 10, 2011 at 11:19 pm #

    You can draw and this blog is proof. Keep up the good work. I’ll be checking back

    • 宇晗 February 10, 2011 at 11:41 pm #

      Thank you for the encouragement!!! 🙂


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