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Michael Persch

Michael Persch

Born: 1977

Hometown: Plauen

Based in: Singapore

I am a German (full-time) architect and (spare-time) artist.
Since mid-2013 I have been living, working, sketching in and around Singapore.

I grew up in a small town in former East-Germany. My architecture studies took me to Dresden and Paris.
In 2004 I moved to Sydney/ Australia for work and a sunnier lifestyle. To experience Asia first-hand I relocated to Singapore in 2013.

Art was always important in my life. But for the majority it was more on the receiving (or consuming) side. Only since moving to Singapore I got more involved, thanks to joining the 'Urban Sketchers Singapore' group. This lead to a more active participation in 'creating', which is now a good balance for my day to day work-routine.


8 works for sale

Baghdad Street in Kampong Glam, Singapore

Michael Persch, Germany

Watercolour

US$ 249

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Jalan Besar in Singapore by Michael Persch

Michael Persch, Germany

Watercolour

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Hajjah Fatimah Mosque/ Masjid Hajjah Fatimah at Beach Road by Michael Persch

Michael Persch, Germany

Watercolour

US$ 95

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Central Sikh Temple by Michael Persch

Michael Persch, Germany

Watercolour

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Peranakan shophouses on Koon Seng Road by Michael Persch

Michael Persch, Germany

Watercolour

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Reflections at Keppel Bay by Michael Persch

Michael Persch, Germany

Watercolour

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Nanyang Sacred Union at River Valley Road by Michael Persch

Michael Persch, Germany

Watercolour

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Sam Leong Road by Michael Persch

Michael Persch, Germany

Watercolour

US$ 100

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More About Michael Persch

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What inspires you?

A nice view to draw. Could be street life scene, a historic building, people at a cafe, a good light-shadow contrast, striking colours or just the company of other people.

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Describe your creative process.

the first two steps are the most important: step 1 - find a good spot to draw, step 2 - decide on the composition. and then start to draw

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What are 3 words that best describe your work?

street life

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Who are some artists that have influenced your work?

Egon Schiele as a painter, Andreas Gursky for imaginary photographs, Steve McCurry and Sebastiao Salgado for documentary photographs and plenty of my urban sketcher friends all over South East Asia

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What is the most important tool when creating your work?

my right hand

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What is the best piece of advice you have been given?

don't think too much when drawing

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Where do you go for inspiration?

Anywhere outdoors. Museums and exhibitions for visual inspiration. Sketch events with fellow artists


Collections featuring Michael Persch

3 Collections

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Last Updated Feb 08, 2021

By Medium: Watercolor

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Last Updated Feb 05, 2021

By Medium: Watercolor

24 Artists, 45 Products

Last Updated Feb 05, 2021

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Last Updated Dec 10, 2020

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Last Updated Dec 10, 2020

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