Sunday, August 12, 2007

Prawn to Heaven

Hello! I just had to share my prawn experience. Last night, I went with my girlfriend and her sis and co to the No1 local Saturday night entertainment venue in Melaka - PRAWN FISHING! What a blast! Locals come and hire a rod, and fish for prawns! whatever they catch they can get cooked up and then eat.

I wasnt sure what to expect at first, but it turned out to be pretty much what it said on the tin... fishing...for prawns... Between us we caught 5. Before last night I had never seen a real live prawn in the flesh... and I got to say, those guys are pretty cute! Except they have nasty claws that they use to pinch us humans with... I was pinched a few times. Bloomin sore!

I felt kinda bad at the end though... those poor cute little prawns, being fished and eaten... so I drew a pic in rememberance of them... rest in peace. I hope they have all PRAWN to heaven. Haha...ha...

Oh, btw, Malaysian prawns DO wear top hats and carry walking sticks. Its for tap dancing.

Ken :D

17 comments:

RoB said...

HAHA! I love the hat!~ Great expressions!

~!WoOtWoOt!~

jimbo said...

ah tappius prawnus, the tap dancing prawns native to the waters off melaka. indeed.

Grant Alexander said...

"Hello my baby, hello my darlin'..."

Something like that right. Hahah, sounds like a blast.

Alina Chau said...

Oooh ... looking at this cute little thing makes me feel guilty .... I was just eating one of his relatives today ....

Chris said...

Thanks for the comment Ken. Great blog! I'll be checking back often =)

S.T. Lewis said...

I love that he's all dressed up. Hilarious. I'd like to open a burger place where everyone has to hunt down their own cow. Prawn Fishing sounds like a fun place. Nice memorial piece here.

Piya said...

Hey Ken! Great to hear from you! Thanks for the post. Your work's looking great as ever! I'm impressed you're able to still create so much while traveling. Keep up the good work!

Kei Phillips said...

this is cool! love the colour! thanks very much 4 the link, :D

mamú said...

Hello :)

Hmm, thanks for dropping by at my dusty blog ^^ .. .i didnt ever notice there was another blog of yours, but i got to say, very nice pics here, nice style, both lineart and colour.
godspeed with traveling .

bye, M

Shawn Escott said...

Hey Ken! Thanks for stopping by. Your blog is awesome. I like your character designs and coloring a lot. Great stuff!

bog_art said...

Haha.. poor guys!!.. I hope there is a heaven just for prawns!!.. they will be more than happy with your draw..

GhettoFab said...

hahaha another level of eating and entertainment


awesoem post ken

Sorrentino said...

hey this is tons of fun good sir!
can't get enough of it's expression!

Skid said...

haha, all shrimp should have little hats and canes...edible ones! have fun travelling!

Maki said...

Such a cute hat and cane!! And look at his pretty eyes....Now I totally feel guilty eating them!

Ken said...

rob: thanks dude! :D appreciate the comment

jimbo: haha i like that! tappius prawnus! So you've seen them too? phew, Im not crazy

Grant alexander: haha yeh thats it! You can hear them singing it from the edge of the water haha...

alina: Oh no! probably only distant cousins.. haha. I wont tell him, your secret is safe

chris: thanks for dropping by mate! and no worries :D

st lewis: hahaha, yeh, hunt your own cow, sounds like an awesome idea! except for the cows that is. Yeh I recommend checking prawn fishing out! thanks dude

piya: no worries, thanks for visiting! Ah the only reason i can do work is coz im staying at my girlfriends for a while, not moving about much just now! will do, come again!

Kei phillips: thanks for that! and no worries :D

mamu: thanks for dropping by dude! yeh when you gonna wipe down that dust? hehe. cheers!

shawn: no worries mate, thanks for coming by my old blog! and thanks for the comments! appreciate it

Bog art: haha I know, a safe place where they can tap dance into eternity haha thanks for the comment dude

ghettofab: haha yeh i know! It beats the pub any day. thanks dude!

sorrentino: haha thanks mate, cheers for stopping by!

skid: haha you're right! and thanks!!

maki: haha I felt guilty catching them hence I drew this pic! but they dont all wear hats and carry canes. You wont feel guilty if you eat the normal ones haha

Alexei Martins said...

cute stuff! wow!lovely colors! and I love his face! :)