Author Archives: Khor Seow Hooi
Here are some of my new sketches of scenes from Ipoh, Penang, Pulau Ketam, Bali and Bandung.
I have been busy travelling and painting in the past few months. Here are some of the works I have completed between July and October 2016.
Now known as Kuala Sepetang, Port Weld is a coastal town located in Perak, Malaysia. The town was named after a former governor, Frederick Weld. It is a thriving fishing village, and the main jumping-off point to the river mouth community of Kuala Sangga.
One of the many beautiful shophouses in Ipoh Old Town, located near Little India. A famous hakka noodle stall operates in this shoplot, attracting many hungry visitors daily.
George Town, the capital of Penang, has the oldest municipal history in the country, and was accorded City status by Queen Elizabeth II on 1 January 1957. In 2008, George Town was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO because of the many unique buildings with historically significant architecture, including the Indo-Malay Palladian Style, Anglo-Indian Bungalow, […]
Ipoh, with its heritage buildings and coffee shops, has retained much of its colonial charm. Hale Lane, Panglima Lane and Market Lane – previously known as the First, Second and Third Concubine Lanes – were part of the more colourful side of the city. Prior to the Japanese occupation of the country (1941-1945), brothels, gaming […]
Mee goreng, or spicy fried noodles, is a popular food sold by hawker stalls in Penang. It is sold all day and night, and one can have it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, supper or even as a snack any time of the day. Yellow egg noodles, locally called ‘mee’, are the main ingredient of this […]