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This is an Plein Air Urban Sketching where artist Brian Tai will be teaching you about base colour, toning, light & shadow play as well as the three layers of watercolor when it comes to urban sketching and painting.

You will be taught the following:

- How to choose scene
- What is best composition
- How to manage focal point and details
- On-site trouble shooting

He will also cover different types of materials and tools required with a critique and sharing session at the end.

Class Details

Date: 30 May 2021 / Sunday
Time: 9.00am to 12.30pm
Fees: RM170
Location: Masjid Jamek (exact location will be shared upon confirmation of payment)

To sign up for this workshop please email us at with the header PLEIN AIR 30 MAY 2021 and we will respond with payment details. Kindly note that your seat is only reserved for 24 hours during which payment has to be made to confirm your seat.

If you are unable to make it for the workshop kindly inform us a minimum of two (2) days before the workshop so that we can move you to a future workshop otherwise you will need to find someone else to replace you. 

Please bring your own 

  • Watercolor Round Brushes in size 4 and 10
  • Sketchbook or Watercolor Paper in a Block/Pad (A4 or A3)
  • Watercolor Set (Tubes or Pans)
  • Cloth or Kitchen Towel
  • Cup for watercolor (also please bring a bottle of water)
  • Drinking water to stay hydrated 
  • Optional: Cap, umbrella, easel, sunblock or portable chair

About the Instructor

Brian Tai is an artist cum math/physics tutor with over 26 years of experience in watercolor, acrylic and oil painting.

Involvement in Art

Administrator of Sketchwalk Kuala Lumpur

Member of Scenic Ranger (Singapore )

Exhibition Participation

Ecoworld “Journey of art “ exhibition 2017

Blossom Art Festival 2017

Sketchwalk Kuala Lumpur 3rd Anniversary membership exhibition 2017

Incheon Global Art Exhibition 2017

Commercial Art participation

2 artworks selected as Buncho 2018 Table Calendar images

Ecoworld Resident Club artwork Artist