Video: Malaysian artist draws multiple portraits with his hands, feet and mouth all at the same time
- Malaysian artist Saiful Thaqif went viral on social media for simultaneously drawing five portraits using both hands, feet and his mouth.
- The artist drew portraits of Malaysian and American celebrities, including Michael Jackson and Mr. Bean.
A Malaysian artist has gone viral for simultaneously sketching five portraits of celebrities and Malaysian public figures using his hands, feet and mouth.
Saiful Thaqif, a 39-year old secondary school teacher, previously went viral for his art portraits, wherein he simultaneously draws with both hands and feet. In his latest TikTok, which was posted on Jan. 11, Thaqif amazed viewers by adding his mouth as a tool to sketch while already using both hands and feet.
A Filipino artist has gone viral for simultaneously sketching all seven members of the mega K-pop group BTS.
Jaw-dropping talent: In a video posted on NPR’s Instagram page, Junel Salido, a 20-year-old artist from Rosario, a municipality in the Philippines’ province of Agusan del Sur, can be seen sketching BTS members Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook. The video has been viewed more than 1.1 million times as of this writing.
The Asian American Federation (AAF) launched a series of travel posters showcasing the roots of prominent Asian Americans and declaring they are “really from” their respective cities across the U.S.
In bright, vibrant colors, the posters showcase locations across the U.S., including Houston, Seattle and New York. Dynamic illustrations spotlight enclaves like Chinatown and Little Manila, and feature culinary dishes like rice and fish, green tea and curry. Central to each poster are the words “I’m really from…”.
In an interview with NextShark, Japanese American artist Drue Kataoka discusses her newest project, which aims to raise money for racial justice and fundamentally challenge the future of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs).
The images Kataoka shares range from unpleasant to disturbing. She lists them with ease: “‘Japanese crap girl’ or ‘fat nerdy chinese kid and his imaginary friend’ caricaturing the Asian male as weird and socially awkward — a stereotype that, alas, has been reinforced for decades by Hollywood. The African American community has also been a major target of [American graphic artist Michael Joseph Winkelmann’s (known online as Beeple)] over the years with drawings with titles such as: ‘It’s Fun to Draw Black People,’ ‘Black Dude’ and ‘Robot Girl discovers 20th century black dildos (and then it’s on like donkey kong).’ I’ve lost count of the degrading ‘pussy’ images.”