Shanghai sketches

Smoggy Shanghai, originally uploaded by Brin d’Acier.

I was in Shanghai for two weeks, working. I managed to do a few sketches.

The Cathay theatre, Shanghai
Great art deco movie theatre

Shanghai architecture, old town
Piece of retro architecture in the bazaars outside the old town. ‘Ye Olde Cathay’ – style

Pudong New Area, Shanghai
Sketched from the Bund on my first day. The Jetsons-looking tower is the Pearl of the Orient Radio Tower.

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3 thoughts on “Shanghai sketches

  1. I love the chaotic mixture of old and new, of sterile/artificial and natural/ramshackle in big Asian cities. Sometimes it’s just like the future were piled up on the past.

    I did the smoggy sketch from my hotel room window in the morning before leaving for work.

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