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Drawing and sketching groups take stock of Singapore

On an early Saturday morning, an unusual scene is unfolding at Changi Village. Small groups of people can be seen gathered at different parts of the village. They are not there for a jog, to stroll along the beach or to take a boat from Changi Point Ferry Terminal to Pulau Ubin. These people are busy sketching away, capturing the neighbourhood's sights and natural scenery in pencil, pen, charcoal, watercolour or oil paint. Their drawings depict a variety of subjects. Get The Straits Times newsletters in your inbox Sign Up There are ink and watercolour scenes of Changi Village provision shops and sketches of bumboats waiting for passengers at the ferry terminal captured in charcoal. These plein air artists, more than 70 of them, are taking part in a sketchwalk organised by the drawing interest group Urban Sketchers Singapore last Saturday. Sketchwalks are walking tours with...

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