Stephen Wiltshire the Savant

For the past few days i have been documenting Stephen Wiltshire drawing another of his amazing art work of Singapore cityscape in a panoramic format. Personally am an amateurish drawer. I hardly use pen and pencil unless i need to write. Drawing is a form of skill that not everyone can proficient. Everyone excel differently in their life. But i think one shouldn’t be compare with Stephen exceptional geniuses.

What is Savant? Savant syndrome is a condition in which a person with a mental disability, such as autism, demonstrates profound and prodigious capacities or abilities far in excess of what would a normal human being can perform. Many said god is fair, took away something, but return you something. Is an equilibrium.

Few things i learn from Stephen during my few days observation.

– He is an artist that is very passionate in his drawing. Passion is one of the key to success in life, in regardless what we are doing. Passion will drives one to keep moving on in life.

– He have great momentum and been focus of his task. Drawing a 4m X 1m is not a child’s play. He was in an upright sitting position drawing non stop to keep his momentum going, he is not distracted unless he must break for meal or a quick drink. Being totally focus is necessary to keep him moving towards completion.

Do check out the selected images i have posted on my personal Facebook page.

Lastly, portrait of Stephen Wiltshire.

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