Singapore Contemporary Young Artists

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Clay Sculpture Workshop with Delta Senior School – Session 1


A hero can be a manifestation from someone in our daily life; parents, friends, teachers, superior, mentor, and it can also be an external source taken from a cartoon or movie characters that has the power to break or shape the world.

In SCYA’s new collaboration project, Jacquelyn and KC Gan are coming together with 20 students from Delta Senior School as part of a Charity Art Programme by UBS. Assisting them with the workshop are Wan Xiang, Safrie and Alwyn.

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For this 10 week long project, 20 special needs students ranging from 17 years old to 21 years old are setting aside their Wednesday afternoons to join in the sculpture making workshop working around the theme of heroes. All art pieces will be displayed in a final exhibition in September.

The first session commenced yesterday with the students brainstorming ideas of who their heroes are and their qualities. The students even went on the extra step of creating a new hero for themselves!

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The artists along with the assistants also helped the students to further unleash the potential of their heroes with some basic drawing tips.

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KC showing the students on basic shapes on drawing animals.

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Safrie showing the students on how to illustrate a strong character with a muscular body.

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Assistants helping the students to personalize their heroes.

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Final class shot.

It was a fulfilling day for everyone involved and are already looking forward to the next session!

Clay Sculpture workshops with Delta Senior School happens every Wednesday afternoon from now till September 2013.

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Singapore Contemporary Young Artists Project (SCYA) is a non-profit Art Society that highlights Contemporary Art by Young Artists in Singapore through several platforms in exhibitions, websites, talks, workshops & commissioned services. SCYA was initiated by Jacquelyn Soo who is an artist, curator and director for SCYA. SCYA has over 10 members in the society contributing ideas, activities to support the organisation. SCYA represents up to 70 Singaporean/PR Artists in their works. SCYA launched their first project in Nov 2008 with a website collaboration with FIVEFOOTWAY that featured 23 Contemporary Young Artists Portfolios on an interactive website. Since then, SCYA have had several collaborations and events organised with corporations, government institutions, NGOS and education institutions, Please visit our website for more details: www.contemporaryart.sg Like us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/SingaporeContemporaryYoungArtists Thank you!

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