New comissioned paintings

June has been a busy month for me to paint for new commissions. The proceeds will go towards helping two communities under World Vision’s One Humanity, One Hope dinner where I chose to focus on Zambia’s clean water projects and West Bank Gaza’s health care projects. Here are the paintings: 1 Cor 13: 4-7  歌 林…

A taste of good design

Thanks to the earnest and hardworking folks at Interaction Design Foundation that I got a chance to have a year of unlimited online courses on user experience and anything to do with interaction and design. I am a firm believer of life long learning, and also one that harnesses technology to enhance our learning. So…

NUSS Journey in ink – Intake 2

And so the 2nd intake just concluded last Saturday. This was a curious class. A class who wanted to learn more. There were many who came for all the lessons, spent time to do their homework, borrow library books and egged one another on to do better! Sometimes it was the front row students, other…

Neuroscience and Learning

An interesting take by Dr. Julia Sperling, a McKinsey Partner and neuroscientist debunks ‘neuromyths’ that have found their way into how we think about learning and leadership development. I have always been fascinated at how I took up Chinese ink painting at a late stage in my life(during my 40s) and how the fascination with…

Orchids (兰)

“若无清风吹,香气为谁发”。唐。李白。#lessonpreparation

Xmas Trees and houses

I have always wanted to paint Xmas scene with snow and a random house or two. Here are two of my interpretations on instagram: