Drawings and sketches | Title : Ensemble - Expatiation I . Rubato | Year : 2020 | Media : Watercolor on Saunders Waterford 300 gsm acid-free watercolor paper, mounted on acid-free black colour paperboard | Tiong-seah Yap (c) 2020 All rights reserved

Ensemble – Expatiation I . Rubato | Drawing

Rubato The timbre of life warbled in desultory rhythm, ranged through as a vivacious dance. Swarming, neither lingered nor awaited for a caught to unveil it’s amorphous temper, dispersed thereon. Reference : Watercolour on Saunders Waterford watercolor paper (300 gsm) , mounted on acid-free black paper. Dimensions : 275 mm x 370 mm Year : […]

Duplication ; inspiration or interpretation ?

Edgar Degas was born in a time, which the visible reality can be reproduced and represented through a new technology – photography, though for some pioneer, like W.H. Fox Talbot, photography was considered as a substitute for the traditional painting – a reproduction of visible reality. As a traditional well-trained painter (A term applied to […]


” The spiritual world is not a world of unrealised ideals, over against a real world of unspiritual fact. It’s on the contrary, the real world, of which we have a true though very incomplete knowledge, over against a world of common experience which, as a complete whole, is not real, since it’s compacted out […]


‘ If perception are distinct existences, they form a whole only by being connected together. But no connexions among distinct existences are ever discover by human understanding. We only feel a connexion or determination of thought, to pass from one object to another. It follows, therefore that the thought alone finds personal identity, when reflecting […]