Zen Pencils is amazing

This banner is like so Zen.

As far as inspirational webcomics go, Zen Pencils just takes the cake. With absolutely amazing art style and a great theme to go with it, I can go hours just going through the 100 or so comics present on the site. The premise of the site is that the guy finds a quote that he enjoys, or one that inspires him and he makes a comic with its own underlying story relating to the quote. Recently, the cartoonist, Gavin Aung Than, published one about Malala Yousafzai, the 15 year old Pakistani girl who got shot in the head and is one of the most famous figures currently. Seeing a fellow Pakistani’s quote turned into a rather amazing comic was the inspiration for this post and for me to make such terrific art myself. Wished to share a few of his comics with you guys Continue reading

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Quotes & Characters

Quotes and dialogues are one of the fundamental parts of any movie. Without it a movie would fail to function as a whole. Equally important are the actors who deliver it and the characters they play. A masterful delivery of a line can be the difference between a blockbuster and a lackluster film. So I decided to pay homage to a few memorable and iconic quotes, beautifully delivered by some very accomplished actors. All of these, save one, are present in AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movie Quotes. So without further ado and in no particular order, here they are:

Click to see the quotes:

5 Quotes from Duck Soup [Infograph]

Out of the few ‘old’ movies I have seen Duck Soup might be my favourite. It is one movie that makes me laugh so hard that tears are inevitable. Recently, I got to watch it again and I enjoyed it almost as much as my first time. I realized that apart from the slapstick humour, there is a lot of intelligent and funny dialogues present throughout the film. Most of which comes from the mouth of Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx). So I decided to create this infograph showing 5 hilarious quotes from the movie. Reading the dialogues is nowhere near as fun as watching the movie so I highly recommend you watch or re-watch the movie.  It is now my plan to go ahead and see every single movie the brothers ever made and laugh so hard until something in my body gets injured.
See the Inforgraph:

About TheRaftsman

The Raftsman is a Pakistani citizen who thinks too much of himself and likes to refer to himself in the third person. He decided to make a blog after he got an A in English. He enjoys reading and making comics, watching movies, fooling around on Photoshop and After Effects, playing games like a n00b on his Xbox 360 and cricket. He would like to be an actor or a film director as he likes to make films. His allocated name is Abdullah Shahid. This blog is basically what his mind churns out whenever it gets too bored. The WetPuddle will hope to contain his comics, stuff about movies and random blog posts explaining things he likes.

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