Even though I live only 1 kilometer from the Chai Wan MTR Station, it’s about 10k by bus or car. Shek-O Road, the only way into my village, is a long, narrow and winding road wrapping around the Southern District.
Following Kong Kai-Ming’s advice, I tried to loosen up a bit. (He says I’m diminishing my chi by thinking too much) I drew much faster and didn’t try to do much more than a gesture even though I was painting on
What a great day. First, not only did I get to sit and draw at the flower market (which smells great when the red mini buses are away), I also found a replacement stool that fits in my back back. I
This very small collection of squatter houses is nestled right up to the Catholic Cemetery in Chai Wan. This cemetery is one of the oldest on Hong Kong Island is incredibly large, covering several mountain sides (take a moment to
Last night I spent some quality time with Google Earth and found some interesting looking places in Shau Kei Wan. This place is one of them. This is the squatter village beside the Yuk Wan Temple (the Jade Emperor who
Another chilly and overcast day. I prepared ahead of time by dressing warm in 2 shirts, a hoodie and my denim jacket. This was worked great for sitting still on a street corner for an hour, but did little for
Today was chilly, overcast and windy, so I didn’t venture far from home; maybe 20 meters down the path from my house. I’ve always wanted to draw this view of the creek and the neighbor’s house that straddles it. It
This is a very small temple in Shau Kei Wan up the hill near the main bus station. A giant mangrove tree sits above the temple and one limb rests heavily on the roof. It’s hidden out of the way