A bewitching call, an unknown explorer, a much-awaited showdown.
Here’s an early peek at a collaboration I’m doing for an Oracle Deck! Oracle Decks are similar to Tarot, and are empathic tools for self-exploration, advice and divination. I’m excited to work on this project and am looking forward to doodling a whole deck of unicorns!
It’s been forever since I drew anything, so here’s a simple illustration of an unknown explorer traversing the pink dunes of a hostile planet. Will he reach his destination?
Quick drawing. An elvish sorceress casts her magic prism.
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.
A kitten gazes up in wonder, ready to capture the fancy of fireflies enveloping him from all sides.
This was a fun layout project! In collaboration with game designer Tobie Abad, I crafted illustrations and graphic design work for Bad Timing, a sweet and simple Romantic Comedy playset that runs on the Fiasco gaming system. The Fiasco gaming system is an engine for building collaborative stories using nothing but a couple of 6-sidedContinue reading “Bad Timing”
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 byContinue reading “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.
Several years ago, I batched up this quick drawing for a freelance assignment for a book cover. I imagine them bumbling their way against eldritch abominations, ghostly apparitions, and the occasional burnt eyebrow.
A personal illustration I made. I imagined an aging sorceress, come to sell her soul to the spirits of the forest and the earth in exchange for a boon. The reflection that taunts at her are the spirits wearing her once-beautiful face.