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Muaz Al-Rashid

in Bandar Seri Begawan

Even Though We're Here

PRESENTED ON AUG 15, 2015
IN BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN @ VOL 4

"When you step out of your comfort zone, THAT is when the magic happens, THAT is when you realize the true strength of your capabilities"

In "Even Though We're Here" from Bandar Seri Begawan Vol.4Dragons And Pixie Dust’s self-taught special effects make-up artist Muaz Al-Rashid’s shares the story his childhood curiosity on how Jim Carey was turned into The Grinch got his creative engine running. From looking up for inspirations on YouTube to someone telling him to just do it to actually ripping himself out of his comfort zone, Muaz invites us to join him (being unafraid to do what you’re passionate about) as he brushes his way into being resourceful with what little he could work with to complete his vision.

This was "Presenation of the Day" on Tuesday October 6, 2015.

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Nothing To See Here

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I Am An Artist

BY ROBIN MAYBERRY
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 05, 2015

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BY TITIA JETTEN
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BY IRIS BAKKER
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