Tightening the strings on his apron, an eight-year-old focuses on the colourful canvas before him, planning his next step not unlike a chess player. Around him, other young, aspiring artists are equally engrossed in their works.
Airy and flooded with natural sunlight, The Studio at KL is one of few local art studios equipped with canvases and easels. The opportunity to work like a professional gives the students a sense of pride.
‘We try to raise the kids’ selfesteem through painting’ says Jonny Ishaque, Director of The Studio at KL.
Creativity is given free reign and no child is admonished for colouring outside the lines.