Tuesday, 17 December 2013

陶光: Finding the Light within Earth's Clay...

The rear of the dragon kiln at Thow Kwang.
Watercolour on Stillman and Birn Delta Hardbound
Thow Kwang holds a relic of the island. It is the last pottery in Singapore that still has a functioning 'dragon kiln' (龙窑). I was very fortunate to attend a pottery workshop hosted by the owner and craftsperson of the pottery, Mrs Tan. Along with other Urban Sketcher enthusiasts, we worked with our hands to mould pieces of clay into our creations and also took some time after the workshop to explore the place and of course, did some sketches...

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