5 Remedies to Combat Artist’s Block

What some people think about me is that I face a piece of paper drawing something or painting on a canvass a beautiful figure or scenery most of the time. Unfortunately, as of this moment, I can’t even figure out what should I draw. Perhaps, I don’t even have the time to hold a pencil….

8 Sketching Tips from Artists To Start Your Drawing

I have seen some comments in an FB art page asking for random tips in drawing. When some folks saw me drawing or my finished drawings, they would ask random questions. “How do you draw the eyes?” “How to start sketching?” And more questions they want me to answer. I have to be honest that…

7 Well-Known Paintings and Their Controversial Stories You Should Not Miss

Van Gogh’s “Starry Night”, Da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” and Picasso’s “Guernica” are among the popular paintings that have captivated the attention of the world. These paintings are not just products of the great painters’ powerful imagination and artistic prowess. Every painting has also its fascinating stories to tell. What are these stories all about and…

From pencils to brushes: My ten most Favorite Artworks

I was thinking of something to write about for a blog and then I’ve come to think of sharing a top ten list of my artworks. Actually, I like watching videos about top ten or top something, or reading articles about top list of any topics of my interest. Now, I just thought of sharing…

5 Reasons Why I Keep On Making Arts

Every time I post an artwork on Facebook or Instagram, or when people see my drawings in person, they usually ask some typical questions like, “How did you do it?” or “What material or medium did you use to come up with this artwork?” Well, these questions are just expected from some people while others…

Say I Love You in Different Philippine Languages

This month of February, many people are celebrating Valentine’s Day and it’s the whole month that is referred to as Heart’s month. Well, perhaps the words “I love you” are the most common words that are used not only for the month of February, but of course in any ordinary days of our lives. The Philippines…

A Cup of Coffee for an Art

I love coffee! And now I got more reasons to love it more – I can create art out of it! Just last year, I started to paint using coffee and I just find it awesome. I was thinking of starting to use watercolor for the next medium. Surprisingly, I found coffee and I was…

4 Easy Steps in Drawing the Eye

Step 1. The Outline of the Eye When it comes to drawing an eye, close observation is necessary to start. One feature of the eye is the varying shape between the upper and lower eyelids and you need to pay enough attention. In order to get a more accurate likeness, you have to be more…

Christmas Parol: A Symbol of Filipino Artistry

Celebrating yuletide season lights up the lives and gives bright colours to everyone. It has been one of the joyous seasons for Filipino families all over the world. Along with the celebration is a symbol, locally called Parol or Christmas Lanterns. It symbolizes faith and hope for Filipinos. These are considered as the greatest expression…

The Birth of Cubism and Modern Art

The lifelikeness was a primary concern in the European Art before Cubism. For several centuries, Art is evolving and there’s no question concerning this idea or concept. Impressionists who are known to take a step of changes in the history of painting and dedicated to light and capturing the temporary impressions are also facing the…