Sarkasi Bin Said (b.1940-2021), better known as Tzee, was a Singaporean batik painterknown for his unconventional wax-resisting technique, bold use of colour and depictions of nature. By employing abstract and modern techniques, Sarkasi portrays vibrant and intricate decorative elements in his works. Dedicated to his artistic pursuit for almost 60 years, Sarkasi is regarded by many Singapore visual artists as the pioneer of local batik painting