Category Archive: Illustration Book

Freud – Graphic Novel

Did I ever tell you that my knowledge comes from reading graphic novels/comic books? Well this one certainly told me a lot about Freud, not in a children-knowledge kind of way, but in… Continue reading

The Encyclopedia of Early Earth

As the writer and illustrator, Isabel Greenberg, said on the book ‘This book is nor a real encyclopedia’. Isabel, instead, wrote her version of mythology, how the earth was created, with the usual… Continue reading

Taste the Infographic Book of Food

Most food related book are beautiful, with mouth-watering images of scrumptious food. Even the vegetarian cook books has photos of artistically displayed food, but when I cook it looks like a total mess… Continue reading

Mango and Bambang – an illustrated book on a Tapir

Generally a striking black and white animals are well known, I mean look at Panda, zebra, badgers and skunk. Who doesn’t know them, there are plenty characters on children’s book that involves these… Continue reading

Starts 2016

This is not a resolution, because resolutions always fails me. But I will try to….this is going to be good, prepare yourself… I am going to …

Oh No! Asterix, why?

I just found the problem of getting your information from comic books, that it could all be misleading. I know, I know, they are work of fiction and exageration. Of course, there is… Continue reading

A – Z Indonesia Inspired Font

The booklet caught my eyes with its combination of unusual colours and traditional pattern. If you have been following me for a while you’d know that I am into illustrated A-Z s books,… Continue reading

Once upon an alphabet – Oliver Jeffers

This book has just been released yesterday, I was so crazy about Jeffer’s work (I’ve talked about him before here) that I joined amazon prime just to get it as soon as possible.… Continue reading

A Compendium of Collective Nouns – Illustrated

In Bahasa Indonesia, I don’t think we have a replacements for a group of something, or collective nouns (correct me if I am wrong Indonesian friends). I think we have counter indicators like:… Continue reading

Balthazar n’a pas peur du noir et Pépin presque pas non plus

That is a hell of a long title right? It just say what the book is about. I bought it because of the beautiful illustration obviously. The story is about Balthazar who is… Continue reading

Pick-Me-Up exhibition haul

What I actually want to buy was this print by Lucie Sheridan from the Brighton based creative shop, Unlimited Shop, at Pick Me Up. But I don’t think I am ready financially to spend… Continue reading

Tintin – Flight 714 – Indonesia, a tiny review

Another book that I have re-read, saying that I have no recollection of what I thought about it. Flight 714 is where Tintin was heading to Australia, but after landing at Kemayoran Airport… Continue reading

Timun Mas – Illustration Step 3

Step 3 – Decide the story. There are different versions of Timun Mas story. First entry on google Wikipedia Version Indonesian Folklore blogspot And there are a few more other versions. To recap… Continue reading

Chris Riddell – Illustration Inspiration

If I have to choose an activity to do with my favourite illustrators I would choose to learn how to draw from Chriss Riddell and probably have a chat over a cup of… Continue reading

Oliver Jeffers – Inspirational Illustrator

Who here does not know Oliver Jeffers? or his work? If you don’t then read on. If you do, you can skip this blog update, as it will be boring. =D Because I… Continue reading

Baduy, Real Green Living – Indonesian Book Review

This book is a beautifully illustrated documentary of the life of Baduy People.  I think there should be a book like this for every traditional tribes in Indonesia. Baduy, Real Green Living is… Continue reading

Nawilla by Reda Gaudiamo – Indonesian Book Review

Love this book. It is charming, well written and funny. It reminded me a bit of Astrid Lindgren’s – Six Bullerby Children , and Dorothy Edwards’ – My Naughty Little Sister. If I… Continue reading

Book about Moomin, Mymble and little my – Illustration Inspiration

Tangent you say? well not really, just want to share illustrations that inspire me, more of what I aspire to be or really ‘ Damn it why am I not that talented?’ I… Continue reading