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Sheila Rooswitha Putri

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Sheila Rooswitha Putri was born 1980 in Jakarta, Indonesia and is a comic artist and urban sketcher. She has loved comics since she was 8 or 9 years old, through Western comics, such as Tintin and Asterix; while her Indonesian comic influences include the late RA Kosasih, the artist considered the father of Indonesian comics. She studied at the Faculty of Arts and Design Trisakti, Jakarta from 1998 to 2002 and has been working as a freelance illustrator and a storyboard artist for big-screen Indonesian movies and for TV commercials in various production houses, apart from drawing her very own stories: Her autobiographical blog „Sheilas Playground“ circles around her everyday family life and made her one oft he most read & followed comic artists in Indonesia. She has published several titles, including Lovely Luna, Cerita si Lala, Duo Hippo Dinamis, Komikriuk, Antologi 7, Liquid City anthology and most recently Komik Jakarta with Muhammed Mistad and Haryadhi. Sheila also works as a part-time lecturer in Animation Department, SAE Institute Jakarta and is currently focussing on creating illustrations and comics about her city Jakarta.