No Shoes Allowed

Men remove their shoes before entering the Masjid Abdul Gaffoor mosque in the little India section of Singapore. Drawn on location with pen and ink and watercolor.

Bangkok’s Chinatown District

A busy corner in busy, busy Bangkok: pedestrians, cars, bicycles, tuk-tuks, and more! All in one hour… Drawn on location with pen and ink and watercolor.

Peace

Peace: personal holiday image for the new year; reportage illustration from a rice field in Bali.

Mosque in Singapore

Some serious washing at the fountains going on by these men before entering the mosque in Singapore. It was a hot, hot day, and they kept telling me to get out of the sun! Drawn on location with pen and ink.

Vendors at the Buddhist Temple, Singapore

Vendors outside the Buddhist temple on Waterloo Street in Singapore sell flowers, incense, and objects to offer to deceased relatives: paper clothing, money, even paper i-phones! Drawn on location with pen and ink and watercolor.

Buddhist Temple, Singapore

A vendor and street beggar outside the gate of the Buddhist Temple on Waterloo Street in Singapore. Drawn on location with pen and ink and oil crayon.

Hindu Temple, Singapore

A Hindu temple on Waterloo Street in Singapore. I was so impressed with the variety of religions co-existing in this city. Drawn on location with pen and ink, watercolor, pastel, and oil crayons.

Schoolchildren, Bangkok

Schoolchildren at the Wat Trimitr temple in Bangkok. The monks were telling them to leave the artist alone to work – thankfully the children had trouble listening to them and came running over to see what I was doing. Such sweet faces! Drawn on location with pen and ink and watercolor.

The Chao Phraya River, Bangkok

The Chao Phraya river in Bangkok is a main transportation route through the city. The hustle along the river matches the street vibe – you hear the constant blowing of whistles as the commuter boats are navigated into the ports, and the people jockey for positions. Drawn on location with pen and ink and pastel.

Street Lunch, Bangkok

The street life of Bangkok is lively at all times of the day or night. Here is a typical sidewalk lunch set up. Good food, and super fast! Drawn on location with pen and ink, colored pencil, and pastel.

Wat Trimitr Temple, Bangkok

The busy hustle of Bangkok continues at the Wat Trimitr temple in the Chinatown area. Hawkers and vendors share space with praying monks and curious tourists. Drawn on location with pen and ink, watercolor, pastel, and oil crayons.

Busy Bangkok Traffic Circle

Reportage of the busy, busy Chinatown district in Bangkok, Thailand: the Gate. Drawn on location with pen and ink, pastel, and watercolor.

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