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Hong Kong – Ferries

June 6, 2007

While visiting Hong Kong, you spend a lot of time on ferries, going back and forth between islands. Our favorite was the Star Ferry, which looks as though it hasn’t changed in fifty years. The ferry rides were always a welcome relief from the close heat of the city. Here are a few sketches done from the ferry, going between Kowloon and Central Hong Kong, or out to Cheung Chau Island- unfortunately, I never sketched the ferries themselves. They move quickly through the water, so please be indulgent – I had to sketch fast!

Again, the format of my blog just doesn’t accommodate the double-page moleskine format so go here to have a better look.

I also tried sketching some of the people on the ferries – hard to find anyone who’d stay still for very long, but here are a couple :

4 Comments leave one →
  1. June 6, 2007 8:14 am

    It is wonderful to follow in your footsteps by looking at these lovely sketches. They are truly very impressive. Can’t wait to see more!

  2. June 6, 2007 12:11 pm

    I LOVE the fresh feel to these. Expecially the ferry. (I’m a sucker for that punchy color) Your travel sketchbook is reall wonderful.

  3. June 6, 2007 2:33 pm

    Your Hong Kong sketches are fascinating, and it’s amazing that you found the time to do so much. Keep ’em coming!

  4. June 7, 2007 7:24 am

    i LOVE ur hk sketches…. i’m totally homesick now…..

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