Sketching Punggol Serangoon Reservoir

In light of preparing myself for the next travel destination (let’s keep it a secret for now), I walked 13km from my place, along Punggol Serangoon Reservoir and back home. I took two stops – to sketch and of course, dinner.

Climbed over the fence to sit by the reservoir.

Climbed over the fence to sit by the reservoir.

Normally, the sky isn’t this dark. Though black clouds were obviously rolling in, I knew that they were there just to say hi before making their way elsewhere. My assumption lasted for only a few minutes! The rain poured two to three minutes into drawing the picturesque view! Climbed over the waist-high fence (almost sprained my ankle), then ran to a shelter nearby. Thankfully, I chose a good spot to sketch, just metres away from the shelter. Cyclists, runners and their pets made their way to the shelter too. It poured quite a bit, and I was really worried about my art materials! They CAN’T be wet!

When the rain stopped, it was already dark, so inevitably, I cheated a little – the painting had to be completed by recalling the colours from my memory. This is the shortest sketch ever!

Punggol Serangoon Reservoir

Punggol Serangoon Reservoir

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