Here are some of my new sketches of scenes from Ipoh, Penang, Pulau Ketam, Bali and Bandung.
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, […]
The Chinatown of Kuala Lumpur is a colourful part of the KL city centre, attracting tourists, cultural aficionados, foodies and bargain hunters daily. It is also known as ‘Chee Cheong Kai’ or Starch Factory Street, which refers to its history as a tapioca-producing district. Visitors can find all kinds of stuff, from Chinese herbs to imitation […]
Pulau Ketam (Crab Island) is a fishing village located north of Pulau Carey, Selangor. Surrounded by bountiful fishing grounds, the picturesque village consists of houses built on stilts. It is accessible to visitors via a ferry from Klang. Visitors like to visit the island during weekends to enjoy the rustic scenery and delectable seafood. The […]
The Georgetown UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to many beautiful and unique buildings from an era long past. The Yap Temple, located at the corner of Armenian Street and Cannon Street, is one of these buildings. Officially called Choo Chay Keong, the Yap Temple was built for the worship of the Yap clan’s patron deity, […]
Earlier this year, the Penang Watercolour Society organised its 31st annual exhibition. The paintings were on display from 17 March till 1 April 2014 at the Penang State Art Gallery, Dewan Sri Pinang. This exhibition was unique because each artist was asked to draw a set of six postcards (size: 14 x 19 cm each). […]