Independent artists teach Pattaya students portraiture, abstract art


Area school children earned recognition for their creativity as independent artists introduced students to abstract drawing, portraiture, composition and other techniques at a free Pattaya workshop.

Mana Yaprakhum, president of the Pattaya Independent Artists Club, led the July 10 drawing and painting lessons for students at Pattaya School No. 9 for students from several Pattaya schools.

It looks like these students might have a future in creative art.It looks like these students might have a future in creative art.

The program follows on an independent art show held last year at Central Festival Pattaya Beach. Artists tried to instill in the students senses of goodness, imagination and happiness through art.

Art projects included portraits, caricatures, animals, landscapes and mixed media.

Judging commences in the abstract category.Judging commences in the abstract category.

Upon completion of the workshop, Banglamung District Chief Sakchai Taengho presented certificates to the day’s top artists.

Duanguthai Lhokaew of Pattaya School No. 1 took first in creative abstract art, Wannasiri Chomyo from Pattaya School No. 3 earned the best portrait award, Sarawuth Kohuad of Pattaya School No. 4 won first in a 2nd abstract category and the best caricature winner was Prissana But-ngern from Pattaya School No. 2. Pattaya School No. 3 won the collective award for best composition.

Students show off their best portraits.Students show off their best portraits.