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Leny Pencil Drawing 

also known as

Leny Maknoh is a

traditional Malaysian indigenous artist from the Temuan tribe of Negeri Sembilan, one of the 18 indigenous tribes in peninsular Malaysia.

She works with graphite and colored pencil to create realistic portrait drawings. Passionate about art since childhood, she began hers own research in developing hers talents and skills to create hers masterpieces. She focuses on portraying the faces of the natives around peninsular Malaysia for most of her drawings.




Artist Statement

" In every piece I created, the faces, the secrets,the stories, hold emotion that captivate me. As an indigenous person myself , nature speaks to the very essence of my being and of my people. That is what i want to portray and impart in my work. To share my wonderful and beautiful culture with the world"

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