Life drawing for everyone
When we see images of Vietnam, we see them through the eye of the beholder. Rarely do we see them through other people's eyes.
Salon Saigon has launch its new permanent collection dedicated to Vietnamese contemporary art. The collection pays tribute to contemporary Vietnamese artists through the permanent collection that enriches understandings of present and future Vietnamese heritage.
Practising life drawing skills in a relaxed environment
The psychedelic artist.
Although he may have started down the conventional English teaching route, it didn’t take long for Hanoi-based American artist Travis Risner to carve out a more unique niche for himself.
The sketch artist.
Drawn to Ho Chi Minh City for work and to fulfil a dream that was created after backpacking Vietnam, Allan Kjaer moved to Saigon nine years ago.
Artist and teacher.
The idea is to keep evolving, growing, and then expanding. One shouldn’t stop at a finished piece,” says Lilly Wong when asked about her work.
Beatnik, hippy, left-field, Bohemian. These are all words used to describe people who are unconventional, whose actions, thoughts and ideas are not run-of-the-mill.
Meet the man behind the copies