Sketching those Little Moments

loading Azmi at the narrow entrance of his studio.

Through his cheeky protagonist Joe G, cartoonist Azmi Hussin draws everyday life in Penang.

Azmi Hussin’s studio is easy to miss: sandwiched between a money changer and a shop offering video and photography services on Lebuh Chulia, one has to squeeze sideways to enter the narrow doorway. The studio is tiny but with neat storage, furnished with a portable street easel – the very first one he has been using since he started drawing professionally – and desks. A few of Azmi’s own pieces hang from the wall; caricatures of Penang icons like Loganathan Arumugam of The Alleycats and P. Ramlee grin from behind the photo frames.

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