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“I’d like to wear a rainbow every day, and tell the world that everything is o.k. But I’ll try to carry off a little darkness on my back. Until things are brighter, I’m the Man in Black.”

Johnny Cash

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Hello, I’m Johnny Cash.
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Got Oil ?

acrylic on acrylic paper

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doodling around with this at work

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“If you are a troublemaker…it’s our job to politically destroy you. Put it this way. As long as JB Jeyaretnam stands for what he stands for – a thoroughly destructive force – we will knock him. Everybody knows that in my bag I have a hatchet, and a very sharp one. You take me on, I take my hatchet, we meet in the cul-de-sac.”
– Lee Kuan Yew, The Man And His Ideas, 1997

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one of my prep/roto /matte paint on Les Misérables
Team effort FTW

http://www.fxguide.com/featured/making-a-musical-les-miserables/

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concept frame/matte paint on Les Misérables

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I took your advice and the requisite pills
And forbidden pies from a white windowsill
Did I tell you “don’t come home”?
Why was your mouth not beginning to foam?
Swallowing caveats, Baphomet’s breath and migraines


– Baroness Take my bones away

View in 720
Mulking around in nuke , playing around with camera projection.
Projecting on simple geometry on a 2d image and matte painted certain elements back in

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Hi , my name is tharlock and I’m a alcoholic .

great job on those who worked on Batman Dark Knight Rise in Double Negative
Great closure to the trilogy

You build your life around their lies.

Moving along
Somewhere in japan

Skating Skully doing some skating stuff

‘This is heavy-duty, Doc’
quick one before bed

“What’s the point”

Yay our 6th years and a gazzillionsss more to come!

Someone got herself a Bobby Chiu Original acrylic painting for our 6th years anniversary : )

Glad you like it moo : ) Thank you being with me , in good and bad times . love you a gazillion brush  bristles moo

Bobby painted on his new World of Warcraft card TCG Army of Undeath

and my moo presents me with this beautiful book which I’ve been search high and low .

Thank you so much moo for the great gift for our 6th years .
A beautiful inspiring *really hard to get* book .
” if you didn’t know what ‘ matte painting ‘ is ,it is because you weren’t meant to , until now ”
Looking at how the legends did it in the past is absolutely jaw-dropping .

 

Video with tracks I’ve put together/shot

CREDITS
Music – Zal -Empty- We are Stardust (Neil deGrasse Tyson)

Video The Known Universe by AMNH
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17jymDn0W6U

Narration: TIME Magazine’s “10 Questions for Neil Degrasse Tyson”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wiOwqDmacJo

And it will moo , it really will *hug

Disclaimer – I do not own any of the video or images

Videos are from

BBC Documentary Planet Earth
If A Tree Falls_ A Story of the Earth Liberation Front

Audio speech by Carl Sagan

Music by Zal Empty

 

Hope everyone looking/reading this is doing well .
Moonwalks out of frame.

 

Pardon the lack of updates . Been extremely occupied .

Had a great weekend i say.Great time at Jason Mraz show.
Glad to see mirah and her sister enjoying themselves . We also helped out someone to give out flyers on vegetarianism before the show lol

Downside was. getting out from the gardens by the bay. had one of the worst exit ever. took us almost an hr just to get out from the show to the near by train station. i believed due to the pathway and the bridge is unable to cope the number of ppl crossing it. it was swaying when we were on it.And it looked theres only one exit out of the place.  someone in the crowd joke that we were like from a zombie apocalypse cause of our movement out of the darn place and the silly looking structure that reminds me of Umbrella Cooperation from resident evil 😛

On another positive note.it is great that Jason gives a shout out for tomorrow PinkDot 2012 😀
Image from ami’s wordpress : )

The vibe for this year pinkdot2012 was wonderful .Glad to be part of 15,000 people coming together to support the freedom to love ,regardless of sexual orientation

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Before PinkDot , Ami and I met with our friend from Spain ,  Isra ,who is here studying Feng Zhu’s course .We had a good time chatting and sketching the afternoon away.

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Dr Lim Hock Siew – A Singaporean Patriot

That We May Dream Again – Faith ,Justice And the ISA 

Dr Lim Hock Siew, detained for almost 20 years without trail , in 1963, passed away on 4 June 2012. He was 81.

Paintings and studies i’ve done recently

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Picked up the brushes ,acrylic and painted a few pieces over the week or so
Been working digital painting often that , brain keep telling me to CTRL Z when i made a mistake.
Haha traditional medium isn’t that forgiving.   acrylic on acrylic paper were use for this .

marilyn monroe Work in progress

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albert einstein work in progress

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Thom Yorke work in progress

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and i end off this entry with 2 tracks i recorded recently
Hope everyone had a great week !

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Large transport cruiser –

Been fun doing this piece while listening to radiohead’s Kid A

Quick sketch before i sleeeeepp

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Semi Nomadic Herdsman

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Till the very last drop.
You cant seem to stop



Dinner and belated birthday for Rus and me with the dneg peeps ! good times ! Rus was talking about the old Twin Peaks series
Kinda forgot how trippy and weird that show was.  Kinda order weebit too much food but haha we managed to *almost* finish i
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Wohoo i got a DIY contact microphone!
Thank you so much for this wonderful gift Nizhen! one of the awesome-st gift i received
It worked really well , i will post a tune of it soon
and look how bright it glows next to the other effects boxes 🙂

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 Covers of NIN/Johhny Cash and Nirvana i did over past few weeks ago
 
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i just have to post this up cause it cracks me up


Got inspired by a photograph taken by Mike

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Wohoo i’m 30 this year ,on a contrary of popular culture of losing one youth,
i never ever want to be where i was many years ago, cause it was harmful , trying and difficult situation to live in . In fact i’m looking forward for the years to come ,the ppl/cultures i will meet/learn, self education and this life is worth living very finite time we have here . No , i’m not in a state of denial . Not too long i only started living, and damn well i’m not gonna waste any moment of it .

Had dinner with friends , gah the onion rings are awesome, but a tad too pricey for me  to indulge frequently .

hehe  I know im a jackass, thankful but im an annoying jackass 🙂


Clean up my guitar setup and the cluster around it, took out the old BOSS pedal board and tidy up the wires . Introducing the telecaster at the back there.Got it second hand  from a friend  and a slight superficial chip but I’m really digging the single coil twang- ly sound  ,goes  really well with the 15watt tube amp .”pops” out well during recording .

Recorded this tune with the telecaster and taranado
Downloadable ,lyrics and link to the track

A song i wrote when someone close to us pass away

Hope everyone had a great long weekend

Like Father, Like Mother.

Posted: January 1, 2011 in journal

The Birthday Surprise went well .Ami didnt suspect a thing and manage to freak her out with all the plans that may happen. * suntanning ,pubbing , paintball ect* She kinda hates all those.We went to a Javanese massage then we hung out , while the rest of them were at my place setting it up. After that i put on some Nofx into the headphone and blindfolded her.
Shout out to Amanda Clara Eli Harold !

Great time catching up with them . munching on the nice food, played group charade *which was hilarious* pictionary ,watch random stuff on cable and just hang out. Been awhile we did that and great way welcoming in the year.Quality of the company is important not quantity i say

Oh i lost the game so i had to do a forfeit. Some weird cocktail of chilli garlic sauce, whip cream thousand island and some other stuff. i cant remember. i tried to a sport but my gag reflect kicked in and i almost puke it out. *facepalm. haha

Have a great year everyone

Had a good time at Please Pass the Plastic , organized by the Underneath the Radar team.
Documentary of “Addicted to Plastic” by Ian Connacher was screened, on the topic of impact of plastic in general and the effects it has on the environment.

We had a informal discussion on the documentary and two representative from OliveGreen did a short presentation of the biodegradable plastic called Origo.Good times.

After tat, Michael ,Kai and I went to 7 Sensation to get food. It was the first time I went to the restaurant , i might add , though the price is a little much for me but the food was not too bad actually. Not something i indulge in most of the time but probably occasionally.

now some pieces

I did this a month or so ago. I help out Corrine with illustration for her ,for her friends before they flew back home.


A caricature of my eldest sister for her birthday


And some caricature test.

Hope the weekend been great for everyone. Good nite