• Blog,  Personal

    Those I Hold Dear

    Lucky to have a holiday after such a hectic week. As usual I spent my time hanging around my favorite corner, while there is still natural light pouring in through the windows. I’ve had this small table for ages, which I bought for only 499 pesos in CDR King. You’ve probably recognize it as the table I use for all my IG posts and even my attempt in filming for my Youtube channel. Sometimes I take self-portraits because I like to document my creative journey and this part of my life where I feel most alive. I’d like to remember this moment – the tranquility and content – of just spending…

  • Art supplies,  Blog

    How to Start a Watercolor Hobby

    I get a lot of questions on which materials to buy when you want to start watercolor as a hobby. Unlike years back when I was starting, I could only rely on National Bookstore for my supplies. Now, there are so many options. Several art supplies shops have popped up online that target hobbyist and full-fledged artists with various watercolor brands hailing from France, Japan, Korea, etc. It makes choosing much more difficult and consequently makes hoarding a lot easier! I’ve seen artists who has as much as 20 brushes and several pans and tubes of paints and I’m astounded how they can figure out which one to use (Is there a designated brush set when…