Thursday, October 30, 2014

Wetcanvas October Challenge

     It took me about 3 weeks contemplating how to do this piece and at the same time I want to experiment with a method I haven't done before. The finished piece was not close to what I have in mind, but I'm quite happy with the result. 

7" x 10" Arches CP, Rembrandt WC

Saturday, October 25, 2014


     It was a cloudy Saturday when I visited Escolta. It was a week before my first sketch-walk with USk Phils. I thought I will be able to sketch on site but luck is just not with me on that day. So, I just took pictures instead of what I thought were notable landmarks for Escolta. From these pic, I've attempted to make paintings based on the style I would like to experiment on. 

7" x 10" arches rough 300 gsm

7" x 10" arches rough 300 gsm

Thursday, October 23, 2014

October SketchWalk

     Harbor Square. Here I bumped with an enthusiastic fellow sketcher whom in search for a good sketching spot, climbed fences with and was later dragged to the paddlers dock, where we met Mrs. Po, who interestingly owned an art gallery and offered to display works by the group. It was an exciting experience!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Daily Sketch

     It was a slow day at the new office while waiting for software updates and setups. Fortunately, I always carry along my my watercolor sketch kit.

Sketching unsuspecting office-mates.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Painting Faces

     Ever since I've gotten back into painting, I was mostly painting objects and landscapes and animals, but not people or faces. I think I'm very much intimidated. The nuances in form which we are mostly familiar with are the most difficult to express or capture. An image I found in WetCanvas forums provided me with an inspiration  to get started with a quick sketch.

mini moleskine watercolor notebook