A new chapter in Hong Kong / by erwin lian

Abandoning my past successes and distancing myself from the familiar, I recently made a radical decision and moved to Hong Kong. It’s been an interesting chapter so far. Due to the space constraints, I couldn’t bring many art supplies/sketchbooks with me. Most of these recent sketches were made with my Ipad. 

On a positive note, I have finally managed to reconfigure my sleep pattern and resumed hitting the gym at 5.30 am daily.  

 30 Kg was all I can bring. Heavy enough to make me feel the weight of baggages . 

30 Kg was all I can bring. Heavy enough to make me feel the weight of baggages . 

 I moved into a tiny but nice place with a community of friendly people from all around the world. 

I moved into a tiny but nice place with a community of friendly people from all around the world. 

 Jack and Kenny. Two of the many friendly staffs who manage the apartment that I am staying at

Jack and Kenny. Two of the many friendly staffs who manage the apartment that I am staying at

 The passengers I recorded during my commute one day. Many interesting faces in this uber dense city.

The passengers I recorded during my commute one day. Many interesting faces in this uber dense city.

I decided to teach art in a secondary school here in Hong Kong.

 Our principle giving us, the new staffs an opening speech during our induction program

Our principle giving us, the new staffs an opening speech during our induction program

 Induction program continues with more information. HR, Finance, IT, Teaching for Learning .....the whole nine yards...

Induction program continues with more information. HR, Finance, IT, Teaching for Learning .....the whole nine yards...

 Induction program pauses with a school gathering in a Hotel with team bonding activities and tasks. Didn't have an ipad so its down to the hotels' pen and paper. There was a painting competition to draw a sun ...and I rubbed some pigment on the canvas and turned it in. Ha Ha, I won the competition .... duh 

Induction program pauses with a school gathering in a Hotel with team bonding activities and tasks. Didn't have an ipad so its down to the hotels' pen and paper. There was a painting competition to draw a sun ...and I rubbed some pigment on the canvas and turned it in. Ha Ha, I won the competition .... duh 

 Induction program continues

Induction program continues

 More induction program with more information. 

More induction program with more information.