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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

I've been tagged by a friend and Im going to share five things about me that no one in California has ever heard about.
here goes

1. I got in a fight only twice in my entire life, first was when I was 12, and the second time was two years later in eigth grade. The first kid, he was practicing his WWF-inspired chokes on me, I was playing along, of course until I had trouble breathing and he wouldn't stop. The second kid, he insulted my mother and tapped my cheek ( it was meant to be a slap). Ever since I was a child, I always had a peaceful disposition towards others, however, these guys went too far.


2. A mob almost killed me when I was 15. I hit a small bus and injured a native indonesian. In a blink of an eye, I was surrounded by an angry crowd.

3. I had a vision of Christ once. He was extending his arms, moving slowly towards me. This lasted for about 5 seconds. It happened when a pastor laid hands and pray for me 5 years ago.

4. I was raised by my grandparents in the second floor of a notebook factory. We had about 20 workers and I know each one by name and their distinctive odors. Paper was always abundant and my creativity was nurtured early on. The well-oiled machines (the stapler, the cutter, the paper press, the liner) were making noise from 8-5 six days a week. The factory was also haunted. There were nights when me and my sister would hear knocking sounds from downstairs.

5. I used to die my hair platinum blonde. It was done at the price of a great deal of pain since I have sensitive scalp.

7 comments:

Martin Hsu said...

thanks for sharing felix. you are quite a guy man!

i really dig the sketch pages from below. you are getting better by the day my friend. keep it up!

katzenjammer studios said...

felix, the man the myth the legend. keep handling the paint buddy, we should paint again soon, I may head out with Chris sometime to do some plein air, you should join us one of these days over our winter break.

Felix Lim said...

hehehe thanks for reading guys. Im starting to realize that I have a weird life story. Someday I'll make a film about haunted notebook factory.

Thanks martin for your compliment, I still got plenty to learn from you.

Ryan: just hit me up whenever you guys wanna go.

Simon said...

"..2. A mob almost killed me when I was 15. I hit a small bus and injured a native indonesian. In a blink of an eye, I was surrounded by an angry crowd."...i dun want to sound superstitious here, the experience was almost the same like i've had years ago. Crashed into a native indonesian on his bike with his wife. It happened at a place not far from his working place. The people who was at the scene called the boss from this guy i run into. Luckily, the boss said he knew my father, after he asked for my identity card...seeing where i live at. Phew

Dik Pose said...

Now I know!!!!

Grant Alexander said...

Hey Felix,

I was going through some of my old posts and I realized you mentioned marshall's class. Dude I totally recognize you now. How are you man?

Cool stuff. I remember you showing some of it in class.

Mike Morabito said...

Felix, you always have some awesome stories. Nice to find your site, your art is incredible bro.

How have you been?

-Mike Morabito