Friday, December 26, 2008
Saturday, December 6, 2008
Sunday, November 30, 2008
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Cover Illustration and Chapter Illustrations
City University of Hong Kong Press 2008
The finalized cover illustration was based loosely on the Sai Kung Town scene. See if you know which part of Sai Kung Town I am depicting.
This one was the first version of the cover but was discarded cause the editor thought the youth was too alone and the scene too depressing.
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
A new painting in progress. It's an exercise painting based on Rebecca Guay's "Beauty and the Unicorn" The original was painted with gouache on paper but I'm using acrylic and texture paste instead. I am also going to change the coins in the shell to roses.
Do visit her website: http://www.rebeccaguay.com/
Her paintings are wonderful!
Central Courtyard at Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre
Front View of the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre. Shek Kip Mei, Hong Kong. It was once an old factory building and is now converted into an artist village jointly operated by the Hong Kong Baptist University and the Hong Kong Art Centre. It's an interesting place where you will see many genres of art, puppetry, western oil paintings, Chinese painting, dance, sculpture, wood work, traditional Chinese music instrument...you name it!
Saturday, June 21, 2008
Sunday, June 1, 2008
Friday, May 23, 2008
This one with the little girl in the stream was conceived while I was wandering along a stream near Sheung Yiu, Sai Kung. I called the painting "Sai Kung Alice" cause that little girl reminded me of Alice's adventure in Wonderland.
"Enjoying the Sun" is based on a rough sketch I did in an outing to Clear Water Bay, Sai Kung. It was a wonderful afternoon with the sun shining brightly and yet the weather was cool and pleasant.
The print of the "Sai Kung Fish Market" was based on a sketch I did during daytime. The color and early morning mood were all imagination. I remember someone told me the dim morning sunlight should be on the other side of the picture, so I made a mistake. Wonder if the person who bought it will ever notice it.
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
HK International Printing & Packaging Fair 2008
The Hong Kong Society of Illustrators had set up a booth at the fair at AsiaWorld-Expo showcasing profiles of and artworks created by a group of talented and very enthusiastic local illustrators and art practitioners. Happy that I was one of them who could display my work and yet sad as I couldn't find time to help out and interact with people at the venue.
Sunday, May 11, 2008
Sunday, April 20, 2008
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Monday, April 7, 2008
Saturday, April 5, 2008
The Sotheby's HONG KONG SPRING SALES Pre-auction exhibition is a must-see event. It showcases many of the best and/or the most expensive contemporary Asian art and Chinese Art. The section which displays New York Auction items was really a surprise in which some of Andy Warhol's works were also on display. Opening Hours: 6-10 April 2008 10:00- 18:30 Wan Chai Convention Centre Grand Hall.
Friday, March 28, 2008
This one is based on a photo I took some time ago at the Sai Kung waterfront. The colourful objects that are placed disorderly on those boats are always an enjoyable sight to behold. The painting is far from fisnihed, the yellowish parts are all the underlayer which are not painted with the colours I hv in mind yet. There is also some shadow errors that I have to fix along the way.
Thursday, March 20, 2008
It's been so fulfilling to be painting again. A painting I have just finished. The photo was taken while I was still working on it.
The painting is about a metalwork man who is running a shop in Sai Kung Old Town, selling metal mailboxes. He is already over 90 I heard.
Thanks Tara for taking this picture and thanks Judy for letting me paint at your place. Will be painting at Explore Sai Kung again on this Saturday:)