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July 2017 Printable Calendar

Spent last Saturday in one of our favorite childhood destinations: Hidden Valley. Lounged in the hot springs and under warm waterfalls, and gathered tons of inspiration for new pattern designs.

So refreshing to be surrounded by so much greenery! I’ve recently been experimenting with making my own handmade gouache paint.

Paint: Handmade Gouache (will be available in new workshops this August)

Paper: Magnani1404 Round Watercolor Block

Brushes: Silver Brush Black Velvet #2, Raphael 5/0


Created some motifs that I turned into a wallpaper pattern for Pipino. The design is also on this month’s printable calendar!

Oh, and just for kicks, I decided to change this month’s calendar orientation! It’ll still fit in a Letter-sized sheet 🙂 Sometimes, I print these on sticker paper, and stick it on whatever notebook I’m currently using.

Click here to download the July 2017 Printable Calendar

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Wanderskye Luggage Cover: In Transit

So happy to announce that my 3rd luggage cover design for Wanderskye is now available online! The In Transit pattern features 11 different modes of transportation (in 11 different cities) and travel quotes. Perfect for protecting your suitcase on…

Paint, Pattern, Print

Paint, Pattern, Print. This is basically my design process: I paint something, create a pattern with it, and then print it on a surface. I shared my paper stories at IFEX PH‘s Experience Paper event at Green Sun Hotel, Makati. Paper-loving guests were greeted at…

White Watercolor

My pattern designs usually begin with a single motif. Made this white watercolor orchid for a friend’s wedding. When I watercolor white florals, I actually use the white of the paper for the highlights, and then add midtones and shadows…

LovEmHearts Painting at Glorietta

I live for creative challenges. Each one is an opportunity to learn, to know myself better, and to grow as an artist. Glorietta asked me to come up with a holiday theme for the heart mural that I first painted back…

Watercolored Envelopes

I reunited with my favorite Radiant Watercolors by Dr. Ph Martin’s for a Watercolor Demo for the Silver Ultra Mini Brush Series at Craft Carrot’s flagship store on East Capitol Drive, Kapitolyo. I’ve been using Silver Brush for watercolor…

Floral Luggage Cover for Wanderskye

I designed two patterns for Wanderskye, a company than makes awesome travel accessories like these printed luggage covers. They don’t just protect your luggage, but they also make your bags easier to spot on the baggage carousel. The first…

A Weekend of heARTs

After this past Valentine weekend, I feel like I can do anything. 😛 Whenever I feel any stress from work, I just try to remember how I survived that weekend, and it makes whatever issue at hand seem so little. In…