Author Archives: Khor Seow Hooi

New Sketches, December 2016

Here are some of my new sketches of scenes from Ipoh, Penang, Pulau Ketam, Bali and Bandung.                         Advertisements

Paintings Jul – Oct 2016

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.      

Port Weld Fishing Village, Perak

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.

Tong Hin Coffee Shop, Ipoh

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.  

Penang shops & jetty in Oct-Nov 2015

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, […]

Concubine Lane, Ipoh Old Town

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 stall, Penang

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 […]