Because of the financial hardship, I decided to stay and work as a part-time tutor in Muar while most of my classmates had furthered their studies either outstation or overseas after completion of secondary education. One day, by change, my… Continue reading
This was a significant picture taken by my Mandarin teacher during a Chinese calligraphy competition. I represented the Mandarin club of my school in the competition. That was my very first time that I got in touch with ‘Chinese Ink’.… Continue reading
Unexpectedly, something strange was happening at my teenage years. Surprisingly, I started winning numerous awards in both national and international art competitions. Suddenly, I became the envy of everyone in my school.
I won first prize in a portrait competition… Continue reading
My family couldn’t afford to own even a television set due to financial hardship .My only entertainment and pastime was scribbling and doing sketches on recycled papers. Gradually, I had cultivated my interest in art. In fact, my mother played… Continue reading
My mother told me that I had inherited the art talent from my father. Unfortunately, my father had to discontinue his studies at the Nan Yang Academy of Art in Singapore due to financial problem. My father worked as a… Continue reading
I was born in Muar, Johor, Malaysia on 9th June 1970.This old photo of mine was taken at the age of two. I had a pair of blazing eyes when I was a kid.
I came from a very… Continue reading
Hello, my fellow friends of the world.
Welcome to my personal website: James Phua De horse.Com
I feel very excited and pleased because I am able to meet you guys through my newly set- up personal website, James Phua De… Continue reading