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…

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:

Farewell 2017, Welcome 2018

As the year draws to a close, what are your thoughts? If you are like me, you wonder what happened to those days, yes 365 of them, and why is it that 2017 fly by so quickly? As I venture into 2018, may I stay focused and remember to 留白 (make room) for the most…

Blessed Xmas! 

A quick doodle while waiting for the church service to start…With the colors added in at home. 

Ommmph!

Self care is getting more important these days, the main reason being that the modern human being living in the city rushes from appointment to appointment trying to get more mileage out of the day. It took me a while to “detox” from this idea that more is better. Slowing down, getting to know people…

It’s a wrap! Mongolia: Affinity 缘 Art Exhibition

Tearing down today for the art exhibition. Happy that 8 paintings were bidded for the exhibition to help raise funds and awareness for children from World Vision Mongolia and 2 sold for my visually impaired students. Some pix taken at the tearing down today. It was a happy note that NUSS staff remarked that the…

Inkdioms – Chinese idioms in ink

Having some fun with these ink impressions and giving my own take of the chinese idioms. The first: 墨韵千秋 means the rhythm of the ink goes on and on (thousands of autumn) showing my love for the use of Chinese ink to express myself:)

The iconic Sloane Court Hotel

It was a nostalgic moment of sorts when I stepped back into the Sloane Court Hotel after almost 20 years. It was a usual haunt for me and my colleagues after our work in St Joseph’s Institution as it was just a short drive away from Malcolm Road. Soon this iconic place will give way…