A Little Somebody (Ep 5): Child prodigy ventures into new artistic fields

SPH Brightcove Video
Zhao Jia Xin, 9, has hundreds of paintings under his name and has even held a solo exhibition. Watch how he masters a new technique as he strives to become a better artist.

SINGAPORE - Angry Birds, a pumpkin and a snail. What do you get when you put them together?

For nine-year-old Zhao Jia Xin, these three elements all come together in his painting, which has a story to tell.

Jia Xin started painting when he was three. To date, he has hundreds of works under his name and even held a solo exhibition two years ago.

In this episode of "A Little Somebody", Jia Xin will learn how to use the mind mapping technique in his creative process. How will he fare?

About "A Little Somebody" (http://www.zaobao.com.sg/zvideos/a-little-somebody/story20170906-792857)

"A Little Somebody"(我是小某某) is one of 10 SPH-produced short form digital video series as part of a pilot Public Service Broadcast initiative. In this 13-part series, children between the age of 7 and 12 are given the opportunity to showcase their talent in different fields. While encouraging the young to pursue their interests, this series also hopes to inspire viewers to continue learning in life.
"A Little Somebody"is also available on the zaobao.sg website and mobile app. All episodes come with Chinese and English subtitles.

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