Category Sketches

Rest In Peace, Mr Lee Kuan Yew

I was working overnight on a new illustration project when the news started streaming in on Facebook and Instagram: Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first Prime Minister, passed away early this morning, at 3.18am, on 23 March 2015. May he rest in peace… Gouache and watercolour on A4 Kraft recycled paper. Just a few […]

Zentangle 101

Last Saturday I attended my dear friend and fellow sketcher Mabel Yap’s Zentangle 101 class. “Zentangle”, a trademarked hybrid word combining “Zen”, and “tangle” (and perhaps “entangle”) created by founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas, is, unlike random doodling or sketching, a focussed and mindful meditative way of drawing lines and forming patterns, and creating unique and […]

Painting Excerpt

I’ve been working on a series of paintings and illustrations for a book, and it’s been keeping me busy and on my toes.  Here’s a close-up excerpt of my latest illustration… It’s in watercolour with pencil and marker on Daler Rowney cold press paper. I will post the full version up when it’s ready to […]

AEIOU Cafe – My First Sketch of 2015

For the past year, I had done very few sketches on location, and hardly joined any local Urban Sketchers events due to other commitments. I missed a lot of fun activities and meeting up with my artist friends. So to start off this new year, I suggested lunch with a few of the sketchers at AEIOU Cafe’s […]