A post thought after the exhibition, "Thirty Pieces of Silver", held at the Weiling Gallery, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur
I went for picked up a beautiful ninth plate daguerreotype plate while I was over in London. The price was reasonably cheap and I didn't bother to look much into it until few minutes after I walked away from the stall. Reason being was I never bothered to collect any plates before was most of... Continue Reading →
The current version 3-3 utilised the American strike-through fuming box design, though this particular box design carries a little twist of minimalist design to it. With the designs considered, the side panels were shaved off on the sides, the heights changed to make the entire function as compact as possible. Get in touch with me... Continue Reading →
Weeks had passed since the first cut onto the large bamboo sheet. Now on to the final stages of the woodshop session. However, the boxes are at its final stages and I am quite pleased with the looks of it. Weeks ago, it was merely in sketches, vector lines on the screen, and in pieces when... Continue Reading →
Day 9. With most of the major built for the fuming boxes prepared, now is for the smaller bits that goes with it. The lathe machine were used to prepare the wooden rod (18mm in diameter, or ¾"), which later these will be threaded manually with a wooden thread. Using Holly timber (trying to resist... Continue Reading →
The Masters would only provide all the basic guidelines to conduct and initiate image-making, however, it would be the student's will (me in particular) to endure and presevere to practice and excel through experience.
Few weeks back, I was visited by a daguerrean practitioner, Wojciech Witulski. He is pretty much under the radar as he does not bother to have any social media account, and quite an eccentric character as well, plus he's friendly chap. Both of us sat for few hours and chat away on and on about... Continue Reading →