On 29/7/2012, at 1.00pm, NSAS invited its member Mr. Lee Chee Kiong to give a talk and demo of seal-engraving at the Willow Art Centre, Seremban. 11 members and 8 non-members attended the talk. Here are snapshots taken at the occasion.
a welcoming speech by NSAS president Mr. Khoo Boon Seng
Mr. Khoo presenting souvenir to Mr. Lee Chee Keong (left) and on the right is Mr. Yong Look Lam, NSAS vice president.
Mr. Lee gave a brief introduction of seal engraving art.
Audience were from members and non-members.
Demo by Mr. Lee:
rub the seal stone to sand paper to get its surface totally flat
use a special clamp to secure the stone
make a draft work on the surface of the stone
the techniques of handling graver
the use of the little finger
how to make a stamping
make inscriptions on the side of the stone
the side inscriptions
how to make a rubbing of the side inscriptions
the lower one was another seal engraved by Mr. Lee
NSAS committee member Mr. See Toh Sing participated the 3rd Annual Exhibition of PPM which Mr. See Toh is also a member. The exhibition is hosted by the University Malaya's Art Gallery (UMAG). It was officially opened on 20 July 2012 and will run till10 Aug 2012. Here are some photos taken at the opening ceremony of the exhibition:
Exhibition officiated by Dato' Mohd Yusof Ahmad, director of the National Visual Art Gallery.
The PPM artists presenting artworks to UMAG
Mr. See Toh presenting his artwork
Mr. See Toh in front of his displayed art works
Mr. See Toh's oil painting displayed in the exhibition
Another oil painting by Mr. See Toh
Facing camera is artist Rafie bin Abdul Rahman
Rafie's oil painting
Another oil painting by Rafie
Rafie's water colour painting on canvas displayed in the exhibition
Collections of UMAG:
oil painting by the late Chia Yu Chian
Oil painting by the late Cheong Soo Pieng
painting by the late Chuah Thean Teng
oil painting by resident artist Maamor Jantan
another oil painting by Maamor Jantan
Oil painting by the late Mansor Ghazali
Photos of the art works were taken at the exhibition hall.
Singapore artist Mr. Cheng Yoke, together with a group of Singapore artists, made a painting trip to Seremban in 2011. Here is a wooden house in Seremban painted by him:
They went to Kelang also. This is a scene of Bagan Hailam fishing village, Kelang:
This one is painted in Kedah:
You can see more Mr. Cheng's paintings at: www.flickr.com/photos/chengyk
This is a street scene of Seremban painted by Singapore artist Mr. Pang Teng Khoon:
Mr. Pang has been invited to participate NSAS's annual exhibition and has been making painting trips to Peninsular Malaysia quite often. Below is a photo taken with Mr. Sia Boon Chuan while painting at Kuala Lukut, Port Dickson, N. Sembilan in 2000.
Mr. Pang had a painting trip to Pengkalan of Johor recently. Here are some of his paintings from the trip:
NS Art Society founded in 1965. NS is the abbreviation of Negeri Sembilan, a state in Malaysia.
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