Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Amazing 3D Wall Paintings

An amazing talent – Zhang Xiaoyuan (张小元), a school dropout from southern China’s Guizhou province – became an Internet sensation for his visually arresting wall paintings, which blend into different environments to striking effect. 

The self-taught artist is able to skillfully use his brush to turn drab walls into 3D paintings:


Christal Wong (right) is someone I’ve known since 5 years and 8 months ago. 

I first met her when she participated in a Toastmasters' Youth Leadership Program (March 13-15, 2015) that l organized at SMK Subang Utama in  Subang Jaya, Selangor. She was a fifth former then. Gee whiz, how time flies! 

[Check out two blog posts related to the YLP, both dated March 16, 2015 titled “The Government Admit 1MDB Unsustainable” and “World-class Dunces” @
http://helpvictor.blogspot.com/2015/03/the-governemnt-admit-1mdb-unsustainable.html and
http://helpvictor.blogspot.com/2015/03/world-class-dunces.html respectively and see if you can spot Christal Wong when you scroll down the said posts].

She’s not just an accomplished speaker but she's also artistic  she loves to draw and paint. In fact, I had featured her artworks in my post dated June 27, 2016 titled ‘Christal Wong: Art & Passion” @

This time, I got her interested in World Speech Day 2021 – and it's really nice of her to produce this WSD 2021 promo video as a prelude to the actual event in March of next year:

I'm really looking forward to her speech at World Speech Day 2021 Kuala Lumpur!

#unexpectedvoices #worldspeechday

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