We have been experiencing rain for almost a week, thanks to the typhoon named Falcon. It brought us strong rain and gust of wind causing floods everywhere, small tornado in some places and leaving a lot of people homeless and missing. It’s a sad state whenever nature suddenly strikes. It leaves us powerless that we can only pray. While the rain pours, I have been busy with my Sketchbook Project. And since it’s Friday, it’s a perfect time to share … Read More
In light with the celebration of Philippine Independence Day, Manila Bulletin hosted an event last June 11, 2011 at the Ayala Triangle Makati City called Sketch Fest with the theme of Freedom of Expression. People from all walks of life registered in the on-the-spot drawing contest showcasing their own interpretation and creativity. It’s my first time to join an art contest.
The Sketchbook Project is like a concert tour, but with sketchbooks. This wonderful initiative was started by 2 high school boys at Atlanta last 2006. At first small, little did they know that this will be a grand venue for all artist to do what they love and share these to the world. I wanted to join since last year but the sign up is closed already. This year I grab the chance and will be joining thousands of artists … Read More
Experimenting with mixing colors and the feel of the brushes Experimenting with shadows and light Experimenting with reflection and creating clouds out of the blue sky that is a struggle ;p Experimenting with sky.. but it doesn’t turn out smoothly.. But I love the warm buildings though! Now who wants coffee? Making this murky mud requires the least of effort! Lol! trying to experiment the different shades of browns and lights. The shadows should be lighter. An attempt in painting … Read More
I love watercolor. I love the after texture that it creates– the different mixes of colors blended to create a harmonious painting. I love how it has a “life” of its own– the way the colors just creep towards each other creating a surprise or sometimes what they call a “happy accident”. I love brushes. I love the sight of watercolor tubes on a palette. I love watching or seeing people’s paintings in watercolor. Imagine the joy it brings to me … Read More