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Basheer Graphic Books (12 Feb 2015) by parka
Basheer Graphic Books (12 Feb 2015)

I still remember the time when my aunt and uncle brought me to Bras Basah Complex, the only place in Singapore with so many bookstores and stationery shops in one location. I was in awe by all the books I saw on the shelf, the stationary supplies and art materials on sale. I was probably still in primary school. I never went back there again after many years when I was much older about that time when I got interested in creating art.

On the fourth floor there's Basheer Graphic Books, a bookstore that I always frequent. It was founded in 1986 and began operations as a door to door salesman offering design books before it opened its first shop ten years later. They carry all sorts of visual books and magazines relating to art, design, photography and architecture. I've been shopping there for years and the staff are always friendly and helpful. They carry lots of beautiful artbooks that I collect. Going into the store is like visiting Willy Wonka's chocolate factory. You'll never know when a new book will appear to surprise you, and won't realise your thinner wallet after you leave the shop.

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Bukit Panjang Government High School by parka
Bukit Panjang Government High School
A submission for Urban Sketchers Singapore Vol 2.

This is Bukit Panjang Government High School, my secondary school about 20 years ago.

Drawn on Daler Rowney Langton, Daniel Smith, Noodler's Bulletproof Black, Sailor CE.
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Bukit Gombak MRT station (9 Feb 2015) by parka
Bukit Gombak MRT station (9 Feb 2015)
A submission for Urban Sketchers Singapore Vol 2 artbook.

Tools used: Saunders Waterford, Daniel Smith, Noodler's Ink, Sailor CE.
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Clive St (14 Mar 2014) by parka
Clive St (14 Mar 2014)
A sketch at Clive Street and Hastings Road's intersection. I basically lucked out. Managed to sit beside the road and finished the drawing before a huge Coca Cola truck parked in front of me. By then, I had finished the line work and was only left with the colouring, which I coloured a few steps away from the truck.
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Here's my coverage for the Singapore Toys, Games and Comics Convention 2010. The focus is on Artist Alley.

parkablogs.com/category/tags/s…
  • Mood: Joy
  • Listening to: Planetes OST
  • Reading: Color and Light by James Gurney
  • Watching: Scott Pilgrim vs the World

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:iconpoila-invictiwerks:
Poila-Invictiwerks Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2011
Hey, saw ya and talked to ya at STGCC2011 :D
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atomhawk Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2011
Thanks for the devwatch!
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GRAFFICKER Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2011
Hi Parka - I would like to use the Jewel of muscat pic for an educational calendar (not the cutaway pic, the one with the black background) have you got it against a white background?
Would you be willing to for us to use this? Do you want a credit line. If so what?

regards
Jon
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parka Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2011
Sorry, the Muscat graphic was for commercial use so can't be used for other purposes.
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SavvyRed Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2010  Student Writer
Thanks for joining Comic Underground! If you have any questions about the group, feel free to ask. :D
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IHIU6O Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2010  Student
Hi Parka, I follow your blog, I like your deviantART
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parka Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2010
Thanks. I haven't been posting much work up.
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Kreetak Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi Parka, one question...
Can I use one of your photos for a contest?
I will quote you, of course.

Thanks for all.
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parka Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2010
Sure. No problem.
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RexxMann Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2010
~Parka i posted a new Render of the IronMan suit and thought you would like to see the WarMachine suit ! The other IronMan suit is done gonna post a Render of it too! You are tha man! thanks for the base model ! couldnt have done it without you!
Thank's !
RexxMann
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