Published 2013 in Manila Bulletin under the Ang I.N.K. corner feature. An illustration depicting the suddenness of having your own creative muse flee from between your entangled fingers.Read more "Flight of the Muse"
A kitten gazes up in wonder, ready to capture the fancy of fireflies enveloping him from all sides.Read more "Firefly Gazer"
A quick commission work I did for a friend’s video game character. The summoner gazes back, hiding secrets behind a quiet smile.Read more "Summoner’s introspection"
For this drawing, my challenge was to localize a Tarot card. I picked the Lovers, as it felt apt for Valentines’ season. The two figures shown in the drawing are Maganda and Malakas (lit. ‘Beautiful’ and ‘Strong’ in Filipino). According to myth, they were the first man and woman in the world. They were imprisoned […]Read more "Malakas and Maganda, the Lovers"
An illustration of one of my favorite quotes from Philippine speculative short fiction. “Epefania, who had only her heartbreaks to talk about, eventually ran out of willing ears to share her romantic commiserations: in the end, she only had the sun, moon, and stars to turn to for company.” The Sugilanon of Epefania’s Heartbreak by […]Read more "Epefania’s Heartbreak"
Personal illustration. A splash of color and motion in a tranquil oasis. An oversized dreamer brings their hands up to capture the fleeting moment. 1920 x 1080 1600 x 1200 1024 x 768Read more "A Dream of Lilies"
Several years ago, I batched up this quick drawing for a freelance assignment for a book cover. Unfortunately, the image didn’t cut it, though I’ve always been fond of the ridiculous situation these two hapless protagonists found themselves in. I imagine them bumbling their way against eldritch abominations, ghostly apparitions, and the occasional burnt eyebrow.Read more "Adventures in Paranormal Buffoonery"