Bukit Timah Branch
Ra En’s textured background goes perfectly with her neatly painted ice cream sandwich. The shading of the ice cream and careful drawing on the sprinkles shows an attention to detail that is commendable for a young student.
Caitlin’s painting uses colour and texture well in its delicious depiction of a bowl of fishball noodles and chilli. The variety of brushstrokes for the table, noodles and fishcake creates interest.
Amelia’s self-portrait is a charming depiction of a day by the beach. The contrast of realistic textures, collaged images, and adorable cartoons creates a varied and interesting image.
Josiah’s painting depicts all the energy and excitement a child’s mind can come up with. While he has chosen to paint his character and otters in a relatively simple style, his composition succeeds in creating a sense of movement, and the bright, clean colours are truly eye-catching.
Bukit Timah Branch
Worawit’s shows a deep fascination and close observation of the subject matter, a Singapore Airlines plane. He has successfully painted details such as the logo on the plane and its row of windows. The bright blue background provides a contrasting background to the greys and whites of the airport scene.
Chrstine’s painting shows a sensitivity to details and shading. Though the composition is simple, the use of one larger and one smaller shape creates interest. The rabbit and wrapper design are well-painted, with good control of the brush for her age.
- Original composition: interpreting or manipulating the subject matter to create an image that expresses the artist’s idea
- Painting Skills: the sensitivity of brushstrokes and ability to blend and render form, space and surface in paint
- Use of Colour: appropriate use of colour scheme in the painting, to achieve realism or expressiveness, to create harmony or emphasis depending on the theme of the work
- Personal Response: a painting that expresses an original response to the thing, depicting the child’s personal experience or point of view