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Artist of the month October 2013: Muhammad Nurul Islam

Born in the Netherlands and later grew up in Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia, Muhammad Nurul Islam or “Roel” was always scribbling on the back of his school books and later making comics for his high school magazine. Failing the exam for Graphic Design university he went on to study Economics where he met his fellow ‘cast away comic artist’ and went forming Komik Karpet Biru (Blue Carpet Comics) publishing more than 14 indie compilation, taught comics in schools and joined dozens of exhibitions and comic Cons. Later his comic making experience brought him to designing book covers, illustrations and web design.

Currently Roel is a regular contributor for “Cns Magazine” in Jakarta, making comic strips explaining about English idioms also maintaining “Jampang & Eneng” a strip on Facebook. Roel is also taking his Master degree in Art and Design at the Bedfordshire University, UK where he has been residing for 4 years.  He is one of the artists for sCrypt Comics’ fourth graphic novel spinoff entitled “Souls 4 Supper: Ghostly Hauntings”

More of Roel’s work can be find on http://roelworks.deviantart.com, http://igetitcomics.com, or his personal blog http://roelworks.wordpress.com

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5 responses

  1. Reblogged this on New-Rule and commented:
    October artist if the month!

    October 1, 2013 at 9:39 am

  2. Reblogged this on Kay and commented:
    Mas Roel Hebat!!

    October 1, 2013 at 9:45 am

  3. Guys… He is my friend. For sure lho. Sumpe! 🙂

    October 1, 2013 at 11:13 am

  4. PROUD OF YOU! Semoga karya2nya makin mendunia, mas Roel!

    October 2, 2013 at 8:25 pm

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