• 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…

  • News

    I have an agent!

    When I resigned from my design job last October 2011 to get back into freelance illustration, my goal was to get an artist representative. Being from the Philippines, it’s hard to get connections and client projects beyond Asia and my own country. As an illustrator, I would also rather work on the art than negotiate contracts, chase payments, create paperwork for licensing rights, and all that boring, nosebleed-inducing stuff. That’s where the art rep comes in. Regular visitors to this site (all two of them) might have noticed a red “represented by” image on my blog sidebar I put up several weeks ago. I’m happy to announce I am now…

  • News

    Pixelbureau interview, 2009

    For lack of fresh blog content (I’ve been traveling these past few days), I’ll be re-posting an old interview the now-defunct Pixelbureau (a local design portal/online magazine) did with me in 2009. My About page references this interview and the link has been grayed out for the longest time, so now’s a good time to resurrect it. I may have done this interview three years ago but my answers then still pretty much hold true even today. Some of my earlier work accompany the interview below. 1. Could you introduce yourself and share to us how you ended up in the design world as illustrator/graphic designer?   My name is…