• Books,  Sketches and doodles

    20 Ways to Draw a Strawberry (and 44 Other Elegant Edibles)

    I posted a video on TikTok of me drawing in this book and the video blew up, with over 680,000 views 1.5 million views and 170,000 likes 352,000 likes as of this writing (tbh it’s lowkey stressful to have that many notifs blowing up my phone 😅). People have been asking the title of the book and where to get it so I decided to write this post 🙂 The book is 20 Ways to Draw a Strawberry and 44 other Elegant Edibles by Zoe Ingram. It’s available here on Amazon, but I got my copy from the Big Bad Wolf book sale in Manila last year (2018): 20 Ways to Draw…

  • Illustration

    Roughs, sketches, storyboards, and final art for Aki Alupihan

    I just realized I never posted about this project I worked on late last year. Actually, there have been a few projects I haven’t blogged about, but let’s start with this.   Bobim Papasin, the author of my first illustrated book, Ang Munting Anghel, wrote a short story about Aki, an alupihan (Tagalog word for centipede) and his family. Bobim got me to illustrate two scenes from the story and he entered the manuscript in Singtel’s 2013 Asian Picture Book Awards. Unfortunately, the entry didn’t make it to the finals but coming up with work like this, especially on a tight schedule, is reward enough for me. It’s a story…

  • Illustration

    Ang Munting Anghel – new book sneak peek

    I’m camera shy, sorry!   A few weeks ago, I received the printer’s proof of the children’s book I illustrated, Ang Munting Anghel (The Little Angel). There are still a few tweaks to be made regarding the layout of the text but I’m extremely pleased with how well the illustrations turned out printed!   Synopsis from the back of the book: Araw-araw, isang kerubin sa langit ang nagmamasid sa mag-asawang taga-lupa. Matagal na kasi nilang nais magkaanak pero hindi sila pinapalad. Kaya naglakas-loob si Asuncion na humiling sa Panginoon. Ano kaya ang hiniling ni Asuncion? Pumayag kaya ang Panginoon? Alamin sa kuwentong ito na kukurot sa inyong mga puso. English…