21 November 2018

November Sketchwalk at Kampong Glam

Credits: Banner photo by Mdm Tia

This month's sketchwalk will be in the old Malay/Arab quarter of Kampong Glam, in collaboration with URA.

Some 30 of us will be given special access to the top of Sultan Mosque. First come first served basis. (Important Note: Dress code applies – no sleeveless and shorts for both genders.)

URA will also be providing guided tours around the area.

There's lots to see, sketch, and eat in the area. Visit the Malay Heritage Centre next door to sketch in air-con comfort if you like, or visit Singapore's narrowest street, Haji Lane, which is lined with boutique and quaint and quirky shops.

Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Bussorah Mall in front of Sultan Mosque

Time: 12:15 PM
Location: Inside the compounds of Malay Heritage Village

Nearest MRT: Bugis

Locations to sketch:
- Kampong Glam
- Sultan Mosque
- Malay Heritage Centre
- Murals
- Haji Lane, Arab Street, etc.
- Golden Landmark Hotel

Places to eat and shop:
- Countless options in Kampong Glam

Sketchwalk leaders: William Sim & Benedict Tay

Notes: If you wish to enter the mosque, remember not to wear revealing clothes, sleeveless shirts, shorts or short skirts. Observe the dress code. Hats and sunblock for hot weather.

Giveaway contest
Here are the prizes Parka will be giving away:
  • Draw Your Day: An Inspiring Guide to Keeping a Sketch Journal
  • Arrtx Watercolor Brush Markers
  • Brush Pen Illustration: More Than 200 Ideas for Drawing with Brush Pens
  • The Artist's Color Guide: WaterColor Understanding Palette, Pigments and Properties
Criteria for winning the prizes
Prizes are given out at the end of the sketchwalk to winners.
Post a comment on the prize you want.
Only comments here count.
Leave your real name if you're using nickname.
You'll need to introduce yourself and your sketch that day.

Good luck!

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