A Thai artist and writer Hem Vejakorn shot to fame for his illustrations for the covers of 10-satang pulp novels. He portrayed rural life, Thai history and figures from Thai classical literature through more than 50,000 pieces of arts such as Khun Chang Khun Phaen and Sri Thanonchai. More notably, his works have appeared on Thai postage stamps and featured in art galleries.
Living with a stepfamily of half-sisters and half-brothers, he took up residence with his uncle, MR Daeng Tinnakorn, an architect at 11. He attended Assumption College, Debsirin School and Poh Chang College and continued his artistic endeavors. He also served as a steam engine mechanic for the royal irrigation department in Saraburi Province before working in a printing house, preparing illustrations.
He was married to แช่มชื่น คมขำ