Heartbeats

Hello again. This is one of my ‘assemblages’ where I make different ‘objects’ from scratch and arrange them as if to choreograph their ‘dance’. Heartbeats is so titled because of the two hand-woven, heart-shaped central pieces. These are what Filipinos in the central Visayas region call “puso” (literally meaning ‘hearts’). We tend to use coconut…

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Deep Dive

Exhibitions of my works seem to have come like buses at the moment. I am also exhibiting three of my works to this show (see poster below). This is my local hospital’s Healing Arts Winter Arts Exhibition. The theme for this year is on the concept of ‘Emerging’. So I got to work, inspired by…

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A Bird of Paradise

This is the little star of the Wild Wonder show in December. This little guy is in fact the poster boy, as you may have surmised. I used to quill birds of paradise when I was younger. Like most of my first attempts at art, they have been lost through time and lack of care.…

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Forty

Forty is a landmark moment, I think, as far as birthdays are concerned. This card was a specially notable one which I made last year for my friend. I am posting it today to share. This is definitely one of my ‘maximalist’ cards, hopefully still achieved with some visual sophistication. But this is relative to…

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Nubile Pink

A birthday card. Just like most of designs, this was serendipitous. Just happened after arranging and re-arranging things. Then I was on a ‘flow’. I have to make this card for others, as I simply adore it at the moment. I’ve already given it to one person. I tend to make unique versions of the cards,…

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Bird of Paradise

I have been blogging for awhile now. My posts are few and far between, as I labour over each of them. They are always marked by my latest work, big or small. Yesterday, I felt quite ebullient having moved my entire blog and web space here at WordPress. The work above hopefully encapsulates how I’m…

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