Thursday, September 28, 2006

Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos - Angola

<--A rough sketh of Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos Prime minister of Angola. If you like this sketch, you can download it at Cheapsale!

I just setup Cheapsale, my mini shop to sell my artwork at a very cheap that everybody can afford! So check out for the launching date somewhere on November 2006.

I sketch this during my office hour, take about 20minutes to finish. Grab this sketch while its still FREE for a very limited time. Because after this you have to pay! And for this quality of sketch i sell just for USD1.00! Everybody can afford. :)

Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos;
known as Nandó (born March 5, 1952) is the Prime Minister of Angola. He was appointed in November 2002, and took office on December 6, 2002, filling the office which had been unoccupied since 1999. He had previously been Interior Minister.
...more on Wikipedia.

i do this sketch on A4 paper 100gm using Derwent sketch color pencil. I try to do sketch more faster than i do right now. And for those who want to do caricature. its best to start with pencils because you can render the toning very well with pencil and use your finger to darken the you want to hilite. :)

till next post...have a nice weekdays.

Friday, September 22, 2006

Thaksin Shinawatra

<--Thaksin shinawatra - draw on A4 paper using derwent color pencil - blue grey 68. If you like this caricature.Feel free to download it at studio69. Thaksin Shinawatra? Thaksin Shinawatra (Thai: ทักษิณ ชินวัตร, IPA: [tʰáksǐn tɕʰinnawát]; born July 26, 1949 in Chiang Mai, Thailand with family roots in Meizhou, Guangdong, China), Thai politician, is the deposed Prime Minister of Thailand and the leader of the populist Thai Rak Thai party.

and in the news,
Thaksin is no more prime minister of Thailand..
A military coup on September 19, 2006 put his status as Thailand's prime minister into question. The coup took place while Thaksin was at the United Nations to address the opening of its General Assembly. He is currently in London with his daughter; his political future is uncertain." - wikipedia.

and the General is
Sonthi Boonyaratglin...-Download Sonthi caricature at Studio69.
On 19 September 2006, Sonthi and others launched a military coup. The Bangkok Post reported that the coup makers called themselves the Democratic Reform Council (also reported in other media as "Administrative Reform Council" and "Political Reform Council"). Tanks surrounded Government House in Bangkok and the military took over all broadcast media. Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra declared a state of emergency from New York City, where he was attending a meeting of the United Nations.

:) - till next post..have a nice weekend!

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Lee Marvin (1924 - 1987)

Tribute to late Lee Marvin (1924-1987)
Pencils (mechanical pencil) 2B on A4 paper(70mg) - take me about 2 hrs to complete this. try to submit to art representative - been reject..seems no similiarity to lee marvin! so i put here..also on Studio69.

Lee Marvin, (February 19, 1924August 29, 1987) was an Academy Award winning Americanfilm actor. Known for his gravel voice, Marvin was originally limited to playing mostly villains and war veterans, but later appeared in more varied and sympathetic roles.

Born in New York City, the son of an advertising executive and a fashion writer, Marvin attended St. Leo Preparatory College in Saint Leo, FloridaSaint Leo University) after being thrown out of several schools for bad behavior. He left school to join the U.S. 5th Marine Division, serving in combat. Marvin was wounded in action during the WWII battle of Saipan, two months prior to the battle of Iwo Jima, and was sent home with a medical discharge and a rank of PFC. (now known as

While working as a plumber's assistant, repairing a toilet at a local community theater in upstate New York, Marvin was asked to replace an actor who had fallen ill during rehearsals. He then established an amateur off-Broadway acting career in New York City and had been an understudy in Broadway productions before moving to Hollywood in 1950. read more on wikipedia.

If you like this illustration..please feel free to download Hi Res file A4 size . :) Njoy...still got problem with my pcc ! why on the net got soooo many spayware..trojan..adware? Gouchzss!!

Thursday, September 07, 2006

Pablo Picasso

Hello World, first thing when i start this blog, i said to myself that i want to update this blog daily! ekekekeke...but its seems like it is impossible since too many office job to settle (dumb and dumbler job!) - to many office job, too many things to do , too many illustrations to do! so i said to myself - i am so sorry!

Dumb and dumbler! - thats the prfext terms - word to describe my office job. Just imagine, i am a graphic designer cum illustrator cum special projects team member. First time i take this job , i said to myself that this job can take me further in what i am really into. (Drawing) but after 4 yrs working here...there is no further! very funny!

i like to draw, doing illustrations, i did show to them(management) but it seem like they are blind. or putting a big office blind to cover their face! They assign me to do things that i hate to do...layout BOOKS!! Haiyooohhh! thats what i am doing since last 2 months. i am preparing to quit soon! hope my project booms. that all. there is a very big hope inside me when i join this compant..but after 4 yrs. it seem NOTHING that can take mefurther! have to move ahead by myself! cant depend on anybody! and i am very surprise untill now about how much they pay me!
i am so sorry to complain all this thing here. :) anyway hope you all out there enjoyingg your week days!

My old artwork of pablo picasso - you can download (640x480 pixel-200dpi)it through the link below. its done on A4 paper(70gm) using 2B pencil- 1hr rendering.

Pablo Picasso (Málaga, October 25, 1881 – Paris, April 8, 1973)
was a Spanish painter and sculptor. One of the most recognized figures in 20th century art, he is best known as the co-founder, along with Georges Braque, of cubism. One of the most prolific artists of all time, he produced around 13,500 paintings, even more...


Saturday, September 02, 2006

Malaysia's 49th Independence Day!

hello world. Updating blog isnt ez as i thought. easy to write ,to upload pix but not ez to manage time to do that!so many things to do update..and this is what i face on daily! ++ my daily job as graphic designer...and doing job assigned not relate to graphic designer task!

i cant wait the day i submit my resignation later!

Not update this blog since the last post. Not too late to wish to malaysia...and malaysian' s happy 49th independence day! what we do..what we eat...really2 deep attached to our independence! dont ever forget that! always remember! to get what we are today...its really tough road they have walk thru..( am i sound stupid writing in english?) - i admit that i am not good in english..but i never stop to write to read in english. this is good enuf i think ..for the one who scored P7 in SPM(malaysian certificate of education)!

it doesnt matter i long as all things that i want to express, understood by readers, by visitors! :)