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Michael Sloan
Sketching in Hong Kong
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We're back in Hong Kong for a few weeks. It's HOT! 94 degrees and humid with tropical cyclone Soudelor gathering strength nearby in the South China Sea. Here are some of my sketches.
 
 
Left: sketches of passengers on the Hong Kong MTR subway.
Seen in Sham Shui Po, Kowloon.

I’m fascinated by the elderly men and women in Hong Kong who work on the street gathering cardboard boxes and plastic bottles for recycling. Are they all from a single ethnic group? I see them frequently in Mong Kok East, one of the most densely populated urban areas in the world:

Sketch of a recycling shed, in Central, Hong Kong. A majestic banyan tree is growing up and over the shed - truly amazing.
View of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, from our hotel window.

Trees seen from our apartment window.

Stall at a night market in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

The money changer, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon.


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