Paradisa

When was the last time you pick a tea drink in a bottle and think “I wish it has less sugar”? Some friends of mine at @paradisatea (IG) just released several flavored tea beverages with high quality ingredients, and the right amount of sugar. They taste really good. I had a chance to illustrated the…

Nagini

Meet Nagini, my pet Dragon.

Arte-Noon Tea

Join us for the first-ever Arte-Noon Tea from 10 May to 30 June, 2018. In collaboration with Ida Bagus Gede Wiraga, rising Balinese artist has crafted 10 exclusive coloring illustrations, inspired by @stregisbali Bali’s finest address in celebration of the resort’s 10th anniversary. Set in the refined ambience of @kingcolebarbali with a live jazz pianist,…

Ratih

Ratih yakin ia telah menemukan jodohnya, Semara, pria baik dan mapan. Orang tuanya gembira bukan kepalang. Upacara pernikahan sudah dibicarakan, ditemuilah seorang pendeta untuk menemukan hari paling baik. Babi-babi, ayam kampung dan ayam broiler pun dipesan. Buah-buahan impor berwarna cerah diperlukan untuk sarana upacara, lebih cantik untuk dipajang tentunya. Kerabat dan tetangga akan dikerahkan untuk…

Kaonashi

Edisi kangen gambar Kaonashi. Hal yang menarik dari No Face di film Spirited Away adalah penggunaan gamelan Bali sebagai music score tiap kali dia muncul di layar. Aku mikir bertahun-tahun karena ini. Apakah Joe Hisaishi dan Hayao Miyazaki punya maksud tertentu memakai gamelan untuk adegan No Face? Aku sedikit curiga mereka terinspirasi dari masyarakat Bali…

Childhood

Growing up as an only child was very lonely, at least for me. Your childhood shaped who you are now, it’s true. It effected me more than I thought on how I see the world. I was struggling to connect with other people for years, I still do, and people told me I was living…

Selatan

Beberapa hari sebelum tumpek wayang, banyak orang Bali mengabarkan bahwa mereka melihat penampakan bola-bola api berterbangan di atas perkerbunan atau hutan. Hari-hari selama tumpek wayang dipercaya sebagai hari di mana para mahluk halus sedang berkeliaran, beberapa desa di Buleleng menyebut hari ini Selatan, di mana penduduk menaruh tusukan bawang dan pandan berduri di setiap pintu…

Arrival

I watched Arrival in December (New York 2016). The cinema has smaller screen than expected, I guess I went to the bad one, it wasn’t cheap too. They played 50 movie trailers before the actual movie, it was insane. I rewatched Arrival on my iPad awhile ago, rented from iTunes. It’s one of my fave…