The BGC Art Mart Experience 1.0

I consider myself a bazaar newbie, as the recently concluded BGC Art Mart (September 27 and 28, October 4 and 5) was only the second bazaar I’ve participated in. Despite this, I can say that this experience was completely the opposite of my first one, and I’ve come out of it a more energized and inspired artist.

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September 2014 Favorites

September was a crazy month, even crazier than August!

And although I still have a long way to go before I can properly come up for air, I’m not really complaining because this month has been a month of doing what I love. Everyday. Not a lot of people can say that, so I feel thankful every morning when I wake up and every night before I go to sleep.

It has been hard to work on the personal projects because of client work though, and that’s why my September favorites list is a tad bit late. But better late than never!

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BGC Art Mart

Leaving you with just a short blog update, an invitation to attend the BGC Art Mart this coming weekend (as well as the weekend of October 4 and 5), and visit our Homeycomb booth.

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The husband will be selling his comics, some Wonderpop shirts with his designs, and his limited edition Bakemono High Chuck toy.

And I’ll be selling my most recent watercolored works as notebooks, postcard printsChristmas gift tags, and a limited number of handdrawn canvas tote bags.

We hope to see you there!

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Wildflower Watercolor Timelapse

The husband has been wanting to document my painting process since the Hyperlapse app came out, and of course, I wanted to see what my painting looked like from an outsider’s perspective.

It took a while to find the perfect time to do it, but we finally got the chance when we decided to work at M&S Food in BHS Central. The lighting was good enough and there weren’t too many distractions around us.

This is 1 of 3 Wildflower girls I painted for this weekend’s BGC Art Mart, to be sold as a postcard print set. Don’t forget to drop by! We’ll be in front of Brothers Burger High Street on September 20, 21, 27, and 28 at 4-9PM.

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August 2014 Favorites

It’s now September, and time flies really fast, doesn’t it? I didn’t even notice it until a few days ago because August was such a busy month, with a lot of new discoveries and events. No wonder I had a hard time just narrowing it down to just a few, but I finally and successfully chose the ones closest to my heart (and tummy).

Presenting, my August 2014 favorites!

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Intimate Spaces, An Exhibit

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Open the door and come inside!

If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you would have seen the updates that I’ve been sharing about a group exhibit that I’m a part of at the end of the month, with Claudine Delfin and Mayu Ferrer.

And yes, finally, we can announce it! It’s happening on August 29, 6:30PM, at DITO: Bahay ng Sining in Marikina. Continue reading

Hey Kessy Craft Gathering

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Ever since summer, my freelancing schedule has been crazy, and I’ve been struggling to keep up. Add to that the fact that I’ve decided to start a handful of personal projects that I’ve been putting off. It’s a miracle whenever I get to do something relaxing these days, so when the opportunity comes, I grab it!

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Watercolor Lettering Workshop with Life After Breakfast

You know how comic book superheroes have secret origin stories?

I’m not sure if I’ve ever said this here but the secret origin story of Stars for Dreams can be traced all the way back to 2012 (seems like such a long time ago), during the first ever craft soiree, organized by Life After Breakfast’s Alessa Lanot.

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It was such an impulsive decision really, I had printed out a bunch of business cards that already had the URL even before I had actually purchased the domain. Smart right? So when the time came that I signed up for the craft soiree, I had to buy the domain and populate it as well as I could at the time, just so it wouldn’t be embarrassing when I give my card out to the other participants and they’ll be met with a website that doesn’t exist.

I won’t always recommend it, but it was a great way to face my fears and do something brave for a chance.

Anyway, back to the present day, there are no more LAB craft soirees in its original form. Since then, it’s been replaced with arts and crafts workshops. Continue reading

GK Enchanted Farm

This post is long overdue, and honestly, it took so long because I wasn’t sure how to start writing it. There was an internal struggle that I had to figure out first before being able to sit down and focus on what I wanted to say about this experience. But now, I think I’m ready to share some of the things that I liked about this community and maybe, even share a part of the internal struggle I was going through.

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Last summer, the husband and I visited GK Enchanted Farm in Angat, Bulacan for a Bloggers Weekend. Our conversations at home usually include ideation on the different ways that we can use visual notes, graphic recording, art, and design to help find a way to solve the different problems that ail our country, so we thought that this was a great opportunity to reach out. Continue reading

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