Thursday, 12 November 2009

SERENITY IV

14 comments

mix media on canvas
24" x 36" x 3 pcs


artwork submitted for
The Johor 2009 Tampak Art Competition
to exhibit at Johor Art Gallery.

-------------------------------------------------------------------

I love the beach and time away on the beach is a perfect holiday for me. The sand, big waves, sunny sunshine and warm breeze, is a gift to the human kind from the All Mighty Allah.

A day spent on the beach is a true blessing.

Serenity the series was inspired by the marking left behind by little crabs, finding their way from shore back to the sea during a recent holiday at Desaru, Kota Tinggi.

As we the human kind, find our way back or forth, we too do leave markings…be it good or bad.

Serenity the series, has the beach sand and the markings the way, I saw it.

Saturday, 7 November 2009

SEAFARER

0 comments

acrylic on canvas
48" x 36"
artwork submitted forThe Johor 2009 Tampak Art Competition
to exhibit at Johor Art Gallery.

-------------------------------------------------------------------


As I surfed the Hutan Bandar Artist Commnity blogspot, I came across the Johor Art Gallery’s art competition. I was eager to participate but was clueless on what to present.

I wanted my final piece to tell a story about Johor, as Johor is a place I hold close to my heart-though a specific theme was not required by the esteemed organizer.

In Kuala Lumpur, where I am based, time flies without me even realizing it. I am a self-employed interior designer who is passionate about painting.

Johor is a place for me, where I get to unwind. A place where I shop, spend half a day enjoying the tender relaxing treatments in the Spas and enjoy delicious variety of mouth-watering dishes and just do nothing in particular-lazing around and clearing my mind from my daily tight schedule.

I learnt about the seafarers and how they came about in the development of Johor, and this is what inspired me. This is how I describe Johor,... the map of my life.

A place, a destination, a company,
With guaranteed warmth and lots of love
Where times fly with joy and laughter…

Friday, 6 November 2009

EPIPHANY I

2 comments

mix media on canvas
30" x 40"

artwork submitted for Artriangle 2010
to exhibit at National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur.

-------------------------------------------------------------------

A revelatory manifestation and loosely it means a sudden insight.

A million thanks to Z. Syah for all your comments, ideas and time spent while completing this artwork. And of course recommending the Epiphany song by Chrisette Michele which I name this piece after, has been played while making this piece.