Dec 27, 2011
Season's Greeting from Singapore
These are Christmas decorations outside Marche restaurant at Vivocity. We had a lovely christmas eve Sketchwalk. This piece is also used as gift exchange amongst the Singapore sketchers.
Night sketch @ Geylang
This is my warm-up sketch at Geylang. I went with 2 other fellow sketchers and we sat at a coffeeshop opposite lorong 19 (= Lane 19). Geylang is Singapore's red light district and probably equivalent to King's Cross. Lots of old shophouses here. Sketching at night is very challenging yet fun. The challenge is always how to keep sketch from looking like its done in the day. More practice required.
Dec 21, 2011
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Drawing christmas decorations along Orchard road our popular shopping street in Singapore.
Elephants parade exhibition
Wishing everyone a Merry christmas & a wonderful new year!
More information about the elephant parade at 'http://elephantparade.com/'
Urban Sketches Vol.2
Urban Sketches Vol.2
This is a little collection of sketches made over the last one year. You will find this 80pages book showing you scenes from HongKong, Cambodia, Lisbon & Singapore. You can preview this book via Blurb. You can order a copy at the link below.
Dec 11, 2011
December sketchwalk to Kreta Ayer
Sketch of Chinatown Complex & Sri Layan Sithi Vinaygar temple.
Saturday Flea market at Block 4 Sago Lane.
Dec 1, 2011
Back to Sago Lane & Sago Street
These are scenes from Singapore's own Chinatown. Buzzing all the time with tourists and locals. The old buildings and apartments here are very charming too.
Nov 28, 2011
Teck Lim Road
Nov 20, 2011
Nov 15, 2011
My personal sketchwalk to Little India & Kampong Glam
My warm up sketch at Rowell Road which is part of Little India. The sky threaten to pour many times so I had to run for shelther several times. Then the scorching sun came out and I was all hot and sweaty. That is Singapore weather for you.
Nov 10, 2011
Singapore Botanic Gardens 10Nov
Yesterday a few of us from the Urbansketcher group went to Botanic Gardens for an impromptu sketchwalk. Challenging for me to be drawing plants and painting so much green.
Nov 7, 2011
Short getaway to UBUD, Bali
I just returned from a short 5 days getaway to Ubud, Bali. This is my 6th time to bali and still loving it. It is just awesome to be surrounded by nature and lush gardens, great way to unwind. I must make special mention of the food in Ubud. Not only was it inexpensive, the food and desserts were very well prepared and cooked. Hence all that feasting and very easy to have more than 5 meals a day. You can see more of my sketches here.
Oct 29, 2011
Duxton Hill Sketchwalk 29-10-2011
Final sketch with watercolour of a nice corner coffeeshop along Neil Road.
A quick warm-up sketch at 2nd location.
We had our official USK-Sg sketchwalk today and we went back to explore Duxton Hill. Took the group around the fringe of Duxton, walking down Neil road and followed by Craig road before heading back to URA through Duxton Hill.
Oct 23, 2011
Urbansketchers Singapore - Book Launch & Exhibition 21-09-2011
We had a blast at our recently book launch and exhibition opening at Urban Redevelopment Authority. Our friends, colleagues and fellow sketchers came out in full force to support us. The excitement and energy was palpable. We are also very happy that the book we put together was very well received. I think we sold close to 500 copies on the launch day. Now I can sit back and enjoy the fruits of our hardwork.
Oct 18, 2011
Warm up sketch at Smith Street.
Mosque Street @ Chinatown by PaulArtSG, on Flickr">
It has been a busy but exciting week preparing for our upcoming book launch and exhibition which opens this Friday in Singapore. We are really excited about our new book which documents Urban streetscapes in Singapore. Yesterday I managed to find sometime to sketch near our exhibtion venue. This street has an old indian-inspired mosque and at the fringe of our chinatown. You can almost see one of the minaret peeking out on the left. The sun was setting, the green walls and orange roofs were gorgeous and just had to capture it. The splashing and dabbing was a nice way to end the busy day.
Oct 10, 2011
Sunday sketchwalk to BOAT QUAY
These are my 2nd & 3rd final sketch done during our impromptu sketchwalk last Sunday. The weather was perfect and a very pleasant surprise to have 9 other die-hard sketchers coming to sketch with me.
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