Invitation from Imagekind!

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I am so thrilled to receive an invitation from Imagekind via MySpace! They’re offering a Platinum membership to first three who sign up! After quickly signed up, they upgraded me to a Platinum member FOC for one year! I’ve got to upload as many images as I want! Yay! My gallery can be viewed here: emilayusof.imagekind.com. Oops! I’ve got to update the Nationality and Currently living column up there!

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I’ve been featured!

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I’ve been featured in BlogsWeLuv! I would like to extend my biggest gratitude to both Mike and Tish, the blog owners, for their great review! To read the review, please click above image. BlogsWeLuv is blogging about blogs and is committed to participation in Blogathon 2007. They plan to review lots of blogs as well raise money for their charity of choice — Glaucoma Foundation. They will blog for 24 straight hours and must post at least once every 30 minutes. In exchange, readers pledge money to the charity they blog for. The Blogathon 2007 will begin at 9 AM Eastern on July 28, 2007. For the time being, they are in search for  more blogs to review. If you know any blogs that you think are unique, please drop them a line.

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Up for grab! My first giveaway! (Closed!)

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Kitty Tote Bag

I have a goodie to give away this month! A handmade tote bag! I finished the painting quite sometimes ago and only got to sew it over last weekend. The bag is made out of canvas and fabric paint while the inside is lined with red cotton.Ok, to participate in this giveaway, here are the rules:

  • you must comment on this post to be entered in the giveaway. Write anything you like. (one comment per person)
  • Please include your email (your e-mail will not be exposed in the message box). I’ll need a way to contact you if you’re the winner!

Simple innit?

Winner will be picked randomly via random.org. Closing time will be at 5.00pm, Saturday, June 30th (Malaysian time). I’ll be announcing the winner on Sunday morning, July 1st (Malaysian time). International comments are welcome! I will send the bag via standard international shipping rate – approx 2 weeks to reach you wherever you are. For local, expect 3 days delivery.

I hope I can give more. Maybe I’ll host another giveaway session next month! Let’s just hope I have more times to be crafty!

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Thinking Blogger Award

thinkingblog.jpgI have been awarded The Thinking Blogger Award by my best buddy – Mariuca! It’s such an honour to receive this award! This award giving is a pass-down award and I have to pass to another five bloggers. Truly, I feel like giving this award to everybody! Consider this as my first round of award giving, ok. Will definitely, pass-on to more great artists next time around once somebody else present me the same award.It gives me great pleasure to pass on my 1st round of The Thinking Blogger Award to these 5 wonderful bloggers/artists:

Michelle Lana
Michelle is truly a talented artist and her illustrations are always fun and delightful. Her passion for art inspires me in so many ways! Michelle’s greatest dream is to make lots of children’s books. She also runs her own website,
Mitchlana.com. Randomyork
John Randall York (JRY) is truly a great fairies illustrator! I am truly enchanted by his work! JRY also illustrates his ideas to sell as drawings, paintings and prints. He is also a great giftware designer. More of his art can be seen at
John Randall York Fantasy Art.Mike R. Baker
Mike’s knack and passion for art truly show in all his illustrations. He is very good in Photoshop and also paints beautifully in watercolor. He is everybody’s favourite at
Illustration Friday and Monday Artday. He is a good and funny guy who loves to cook. He also runs another blog, Music Illustrated, in which he draw albums he likes.

Mariana Musa
Mariana draws beautifully! Her elegant style left me in awe. She draws on daily basis and also works on illustrations for various publications. Her
work has been published in Malaysia’s Homme magazine. She runs her own stores: Floating Lemons Cards at Greeting Cards Universe and Floating Lemons Fine Art Prints at Imagekind.

Diane Duda
Oh, Diane’s paintings are super cute and brilliantly sweet and her collages are beautiful! Her works never cease to amaze me. She sells her paintings and collages over at Dudadaze@Etsy.
Congratulations to all!
Here are the rules to participate in this award-giving ceremony, should you choose to accept it. If, and only if, you get tagged, write a post with links to 5 blogs that make you think. Link to this post so that people can easily find the exact origin of the meme. Optional: Proudly display the ‘Thinking Blogger Award’ with a link to the post that you wrote (here is an alternative gold version if silver doesn’t fit your blog).

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Malay Warrior

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Stephen Rahman-Huges | Graphite

 A pencil sketch of Stephen Rahman-Hughes who acted as Hang Tuah in “Puteri Gunung Ledang” musical theatre. Posted in Monday Artday for the ‘Warrior’ challenge.

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