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New studio brings top artists like Keiko Tanabe to Sai Kung

Helen and Sharyn host Japanese star painter and Swedish jewellery designer

Artists of some eminence are being brought to Sai Kung by Studio SKink.  Partners Helen Bronte Boyd and Sharyn Ridley set up the art studio, more or less above the Standard Chartered Bank, only eight months ago.  Now they are bringing in stars like Keiko Tanabe.

 

Water colourist Keiko Tanabe on the waterfront

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Helen Bronte Boyd, co-founder of Studio SKink

Even the artistically challenged can see the brilliance of Keiko. She recently held a workshop at Studio SKink attended by 15 artists and art lovers. Then they decamped to the public pier and set up easels.

In May the Swedish jewellery and object maker Malin Ohlsson will be appearing at Studio Skink, Helen said.  Guest artist talks are held every second Saturday of the month and are free.  Malin will talk about and show her quirky creations that include jewellery with Hong Kong effigies for the homesick and depictions of sperm for the romantic.

Helen and Sharyn describe SKink as a working studio and sometime gallery.  They have both studied in Australia, although Helen refined her art in New Zealand. 

Plans are afoot for anatomy drawing twice a week, as well as workshops and art jams. “Everyone gets relaxed with good wine and music, then goes at it with the paint and easels we provide.”

For further information: studioskink@gmail.comhelenbronteboyd@hotmail.com  or shavcaz@gmail.com

 

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Brilliance of Keiko Tanabe who recently gave a workshop at Sai Kung’s Studio SKink is clear even to the artistically challenged

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By Helen Bronte Boyd

 

Life drawings by Sharyn Ridley

 

 

 Jewellery designer Mahlin Ohlsson is next in line to give a workshop at Studio SKink

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