Saturday, September 27, 2014

Banana study in crayon

Banana study (Crayon on paper), 30"x20", 1978, Kuching.
This is one of the very rare works done in crayon in 1978.  To know more of the story behind this painting please follow this link ...>>>

Friday, September 26, 2014

"Spray of Flowers" in watercolour

This painting was done while I was a young man in Bintulu.  It was based on a spray of 'plastic' flowers done by my mother from colourful straws.  For more story about this painting please follow this link ...>>>>

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Gem of a book

The first book wrote and published in 1981
 It is treasured book of mine.  The first I ever wrote.  It was published as part of my first solo art exhibition held at the Sarawak Museum, Kuching in 1981 while an officer at the BDA (Bintulu Development Author1ty).    For more stories pertaining to the book and exhibition please follow this link..>>>
Comments from the First Solo visitor's book, 1981.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Staging the Children's Theater in 1975

"Dewi Bunga" performed on the school stage by SMK Bintulu students in 1975
One of my adventures while a teacher in 1975-1980 was to stage children's theater.  I managed to stage two plays, one in Bintulu and the other in Kuching.  The Kuching play was called "Tok Belang Lapar".  Both of these plays were written in Malay.  Checkout more pictures and story of the performance of "Dewi Bunga" in Bintulu here

Clay model entitled " Seated Figure"

Clay sculpture entitled " Seated Figure", done in 1968.
The above sculpture in clay was one of the very few clay models I did successfully.  For more pictures and story about the sculpture please follow this link...>>>