Art Residency

Besides meeting up friends and running the half-marathon, one of the things I did during the long vacation is paint, something I haven’t done for about 2 years. Within days of arriving Canada, I quickly setup a mini studio in my sister’s basement among my nieces’ swing and trampoline set. I experimented with acrylic paint, […]

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Childhood Neighborhood Visit

Got up really early and made a rehearsal drive to the bus station where I’ll be taking the bus downtown to the half-marathon starting point tomorrow morning. Still very early afterwards, I decided to go visit my childhood neighborhood. Started a long walk in the nature trail at around the time I’ll be starting the […]

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Hospitality

At the Toronto airport customs, I was asked when I last visited Canada, I told them it has been more than 6 years, and the personnel’s response, “wow, it’s been 6 years?! You should come back more often to see family and friends!” Not exact wording, but that’s seriously what he sounded like to me. […]

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Sketch… Sunday Service

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Typhoon Hato

Typhoon Hato hit town today, it’s the third time typhoon n0.8 or above was hoisted this year.  It’s not difficult to remember because the first time happened on my birthday, the second time on my studio’s birthday, and the third time exactly one month afterwards. I decided to stay home during this crazy weather.  The construction site […]

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Goodbye First .5 of 2017

Another quarter’s gone and the first half of 2017 passed.  What have I done with the time that God had entrusted me with? For the last couple of months, I had finally met up with all the friends I promised to meet and catch-up with during CNY.  I planned to meet them earlier, but my […]

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Creative Monday

Finished my Monday evening barista classes last week, back to the luxury of freely indulging in creative things that fills the empty part of my soul on this Creative Monday! Watched a documentary of one of my favourite artists – Vincent Van Gogh.  Learnt that he dabbled in many different jobs before settling into a career […]

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Easter Monday

Through a flyer I came across after strolling around a christian bookstore, I discovered and signed up for an art jamming session on this Creative Monday.  I’ve been wanting to try out art jamming and learn to paint with acrylics for many years, but passed many opportunities due to timing and cost.  Today’s art jamming session […]

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Animal Portraiture

After my uncle passed away more than 2 weeks ago, I seemed to have become more withdrawn, quiet, and serious.  I also seemed to have grown more conscious about the limit of our time in this world.  The question about life’s purpose also pops up more often in my mind these days, what does God […]

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Starting Life Anew

After a week of mourning and using cartooning and bible scriptures to help myself emotionally cope with my uncle’s passing away, I wished to start life anew this week.  I started my running practice again, made 3 short morning runs over the week, the associated endorphins generated seemed to help.  I also started a new daily routine […]

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