All posts tagged: book illustration

Happiness is Homemade

First of all, I’d humbly say Al-hamdu lillahi rabbil ‘alamin. I’m so grateful that ‘Happiness is Homemade’, book written and illustrated by me has officially been published by Bentang Pustaka. Although this is not my first experience in book writing and illustration, it’s indeed my first book :’) Here’s the blurb: Happiness Is Homemade is a charmingly illustrated book, especially made to prevent us from stressing over this crowded digital world that often plagues us. A blogger, illustrator, and doodle artist–Puty Puar- shares her simplest yet deepest thought about life. What is happiness? Where do we find it? She tried to picture it; that happiness isn’t a matter of size; big or small, near or far, alone or together. The book offers a bunch of inspirations and some sources of happiness: Giving a sincere comment and accepting one. Unexpectedly finding money forgotten inside your pocket. Getting home on time, just before the rain started Deleting messages you thought you’ll never let go. Eventually, happiness is indeed inside our heart. And home is wherever out heart …

The Art of Thrifting

Alhamdulillah, I’m so glad to begin this August and being 27 with greetings and prayers from my loved ones :) Also, Tulus released his new album called ‘Monokrom’, so yes, it’s all about positive vibes! Well, I’m letting you know that ‘The Art of Thrifting’ book by Nazura Gulfira (Ozu), featuring illustrations by myself, has been released and you can get it at Indonesian local bookstores. This non-fiction book published by Bentang Pustaka is all about thrifting (shopping vintage / secondhand articles). Although it only consists of 116 pages, but it explains thoroughly almost all the things you need to know about this pretty unique kind of shopping: from reasons why you should try it, tips and trick buying secondhand stuff, how to clean and treat them, famous people that also do thrifting to quite long list of places for hunting (from Pasar Gede Bage, Bandung to Joutiya, Essauouria, Marocco!) All of the contents were put systematically making it an informative guide especially for those who just want to start. Also, did I tell you that this book is full color? Yes, this book is full color …