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Interview: More artists preview gorill-art...
Amrit Singh, who goes by artist name 'MrASingh', is an award-winning creative specialised in mixed-media intricate ink art who “loves working” on sculpture trails - so much so, that he has now taken part in 10, seven of which were this year!
MrASingh – Creative Vibes
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Newspaper: Rugby Observer
"Award-winning artist to inspire at drawing festival"
AN AWARD-winning artist will help Rugbeians to be creative at Rugby Art Gallery and Museum’s Big Draw celebration later this month.The free event will encourage visitors to experiment with different painting and drawing techniques to create weird and wonderful artworks. Award-winning artist MrASingh will demonstrate how to draw on Perspex to create vibrant and vivid pieces of art.
Interview: BBC News
"The Birmingham artist building a global audience on Twitter"
An artist is building a global audience for his work - by showcasing his creations live on Twitter. Amrit Singh invites the world into his Birmingham studio and has so far amassed more than six million views. He spends up to three hours broadcasting live, creating his paintings and talking to his audience. Amrit has encountered abuse from online trolls, but says he's even managed to turn that into a positive experience.
Interview: Worcester News
"MrAsingh, the artist celebrating diversity and vibrancy with Worcester Stands Tall" #WorcStandsTall
A SUCCESSFUL artist and humanitarian has been painting one of the beautiful giraffe sculptures for Worcester Stands Tall. Amrit Singh, AKA MrASingh who has worked for google, and presented a TED Talk, tells us all about his amazing journey and his colourful giraffe creation which is part of the art trial raising money for St Richards Hospice.
Interview: RISE magazine
Coventry University Group’s new alumni magazine takes a look at the driven and talented former students who are taking the world by storm
Since leaving his full time job earlier this year to become a freelance creative designer, artist and content creator Amrit Singh (aka MrASingh) has been in high demand. Alongside becoming a social media phenomenon - he is currently one of the top live streamers in the UK on Periscope - the former graphic design student has also come to prominence for his collection of hand drawn intricate ink art, under which he has founded the brand InkANIMA. One of his projects that recently came to a close was The Big Sleuth, an initiative launched by Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity and Wild in Art.
PODCAST INTERVIEW: THE NATIVE
The power of livestreaming, with Periscope influencer MrASingh
Periscope – which is owned by Twitter – is still thriving and has nurtured and engaged community across the globe. Also, as with any social platform, it has its share of influencers, and one of them is the guest on this podcast. Amrit Singh – or MrASingh as he’s better known online – has thousands of followers and his broadcasts have reached millions of people around the world.
In this episode, we talk to Amrit about what it’s like being a livestreamer and get plenty of tips out of him, including how to deal with trolls, why you should only ever go live when feel like you want to and how to make sure you never run out of battery!
PODCAST INTERVIEW: CREATIVE LIFE SHOW
How to get 3 million viewers and still create with joy.
Amrit Singh was a jobbing designer when a friend introduced him to the live-streaming app Periscope. In just 2 years he’s attracted over 3 million viewers watching his live art and inspiration sessions. It’s led to his own thriving art business, an international career as a speaker, two books and big-name clients queuing up to book him.
WSA Alumni Amrit Singh Wins Award
Winchester School of Art
Congratulations are due to former WSA student, Amrit Singh, who has been honoured in a recent awards ceremony held by Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, at Edgbaston Stadium on 15th September. He was awarded the title of 'Future Face of Arts and Culture' by the GBCC, in a ceremony celebrating the new and innovative practices emerging from a range of different sectors.
AWARD WINNER: Future Face of Arts & Culture award
Chamber of commerce's annual awards celebrate the top young professionals
Winner at the third annual Future Faces awards. Run by Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, the awards recognise young professionals from across the city. I won the Future Face of Arts and Culture award 2017
The Big Sleuth on Brtiasia TV
by Amy Lehal
We met with the designer of ‘The Ink Detective’, Amrit Singh also known as MrASingh who said: “I want people to focus on the artists, have their own narrative instead of just seeing the art work for what the artist made. My design is called ‘The Ink Detective’, but, the person who views the artwork is the detective. Everyone arranges the lines and intricacy in their own way”.
Periscope - Super Hearts
In Mashable,Engadget, Adweek, TechCrunch to name a few. regarding Periscope Co new Super Hearts feature.
We originally created hearts on Periscope for viewers to show their support for a broadcaster, and when you’re live, it’s a rush to see hearts fluttering and know your audience is sending you love. Today, we’re introducing a more meaningful way to celebrate your favorite broadcasters with Super Hearts, virtual gifts you can give and receive during live broadcasts.
Amrit Singh: Artwork in Analogue with the Lomo'Instant Wide
Creative designer, broadcaster and artist Amrit Singh creates beautiful and intricate illustrations under his brand InkANIMA . We were so inspired by his work that we decided to send him a Lomo'Instant Wide to test out.
Interview: University of Southampton
Amrit Singh (MrASingh) – Winchester School of Art Alumnus
From time to time we catch up with alumni from Winchester School of Art to see what they are up to now. Recently we spoke to Amrit Singh - MrASingh - Creative Designer, Artist & Content Creator, winner of the Lord Stafford award for Entrepreneurial spirit and the West Midlands Mixed Media award in Graphic Design, and former WSA student.
Interview: Badego - Small Talks
Small Talk with Amrit Singh
As we enter the final few days before our next Small Talk event, here’s our next instalment of speaker insights. This time it’s Amrit Singh (MrASingh).
The Asian Today newspaper
The InkANIMA Collection by Amrit Singh Comes to Birmingham
InkaNIMA is a collection of intricate ink art hand drawn by Amrit Singh, which are a salute to nature’s beauty. As humans, we often forget that we are not in control of nature, but part of the ecosystem. Intricate patterns can be found in all of nature’s creations: from animals, plants to microorganisms.
The big chill: Periscope is changing how people meditate
"The word 'meditation' is often associated with a negative connotation due to the many misunderstandings people have," says Amrit Singh (@MrASingh), a UK-based creative who broadcasts art, meditations and #TimeToInspire scopes about mindfulness and gratitude. "[Through livestreaming] real people who practice various types of meditation can show people all over the world what it is and how many different types of meditation forms there are. It's amazing."
Singh has been meditating for seven years. His personal practice includes a combination of traditional, mantra (concentration on a word) and creating art pieces often inspired by nature. When people started commenting on his livestream ("this is so calming;" "I am feeling really relaxed;" and "this is my therapy"), he realized that his 'scopes were helping people to recognize that art is a form of meditation, too.