Everybody have their own working instruments . So am I, my instruments is quite complicated. Everyday I am looking and using it and yesterday I decided to sketch it on my moleskine with fountain pen and ink.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Saturday, February 21, 2009
Just to publish my sketch in the blog for safekeeping. This is vietnam Ho Chi Min city .. a busy with lots and lots of motorcycles. I like the telephone wire jumble up in the sky and its friendly people. Lots of the building reflecting a french colonial era but many have been torn down for the same reason...
Friday, February 20, 2009
two days ago (feb 19) one of our nation great artist passed away. Since my younger day I never missed to visit the national gallery every weekends just to see his paintings over and over again. Never had a chance to meet him and now he's in haven. Ibrahim or Ib once said:
My paintings have parallel lives of personal emotion and social commentary. Artists, creative people, we're not practical, we work from the heart. It comes out of your private world and into the world everyone knows.
Here's to you Ib...