• News

    Updates! Matryoshka auction, 2014 planner illustration, animation, and a holiday mailer

    Hello! Just a few updates 🙂 Katha Magazine‘s auction for a cause has been extended until November 30 due to public request. That means you still have a couple more days left to bid for one-of-a-kind art to benefit the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines 🙂 Tres Marias [pinit]   The current highest bid (as of November 28) for my handpainted matryoshka dolls with a Filipino twist is Php 7,000 or $160~ USD. Thank you, mystery bidders! Whoever wins the dolls at the end of the auction will get a few extra art goodies from me as well 🙂 Think you can top the current bid? It’s for…

  • Arts & Crafts

    Tres Marias: art up for auction for the benefit of the survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan

    If you’ve been following my Instagram, you’ve probably seen me posting progress pictures of a matryoshka doll set I’ve been painting for the past few weeks. In 2012, I bought a set of black chalkboard matryoshka dolls from Muji. I love Muji’s stuff– I always think their “blank” products are perfect for customising (see the Muji colored pencil tube I turned into a kokeshi doll). Their matryoshka dolls aren’t any different. These chalkboard nesting dolls came in a set of five with white chalk included (I’m trying to look for a product link online but Muji seems to have discontinued producing these dolls). I bought the dolls knowing I would…

  • News

    My creative workspace on Katha magazine + a giveaway!

    Want to see where I work? Newly-launched Katha Magazine featured my creative space in their second issue released November 3rd. Have you seen Katha yet? It’s a bi-monthly creative resource for and about Filipino creatives and is filled with interesting articles, awesome photos and art direction, and great creative styling! I’m honored and flattered to be asked to be part of their second issue to share pictures of where I work 🙂 Check out the article and read Katha FOR FREE here: http://bit.ly/katha-issue02 You can also download their first and second issue as a PDF here (free!): http://bitly.com/download-katha I work from home, and home is my parents’ house in Paranaque…