Sketching those Little Moments

By Adeline Chua

November 2017 PROFILE
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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...

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Adeline Chua

is a writer and educator. She has trained her keen eye on local curiosities, documenting cultures in word and image as they form, converge or disintegrate. Find more of her work at