Hintay Hintay Lang

Kailan mo ba talaga makikilala yung taong para sayo? Nakilala mo na ba siya o makikilala pa lang?

Kailan ba yung tamang panahon na sinasabi nila? May sagot ba don o lahat ay katanungan nalang?

Sabi nila minsan nasa harap mo na hindi mo pa makita, minsan naman akala mo dumaan na pero hindi pala siya o kaya naman patuloy kang umaasa na balang araw, makikita mo siya, makikilala at makakasama.

Di bale, kung hindi pa man nagkukrus ang landas ninyo ngayon, malay mo malapit na. Isipin mo nalang, baka hindi pa ngayon ang tamang panahon, ang pagkakataon kung kailan makikilala mo siya dahil baka pinaplano pa ng Diyos na makilala mo siya kung kailan maayos na ang lahat. Yung bang hindi ka na nasasaktan sa iyong nakaraan, yung siya naman ay handa nang harapin ang kinabukasan.

Diba? Malay mo. Hintay hintay lang.

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Watercolor Chronicles: Sunsets and Goodbyes

The last time I did a watercolour painting was about a month or 2 ago. I forgot. I guess life finally caught up with me and I keep switching from my mom’s house to Kyx’s house on a weekly basis that I just don’t have enough time and energy to paint for leisure. Last night however was a different thing. After dinner, I worked on a quick watercolour art. I usually go back and forth from Maria Racynzka and Enon De Belen. I chose Maria last night.

 

WIP

I haven’t finished this painting though. I was too sleepy and growing impatient for everything to dry out before putting the details. I like the look of it though despite being unfinished hehehe

Maria is an amazing artist. She always shares her demo and art on YouTube and it has helped me with my watercolour journey. I keep practicing with her and I love it!

 

Sunsets and Goodbyes

I like sunsets, water and boardwalks. This photo just summarizes the feeling of being free. Something that says “finally, it’s over and done”. I like it how it feels as if goodbyes are less hard, less cruel.

I used Winsor and Newton Cotman 45 half-pans set, 2 Martol brushes and 1 Deovir angular brush, Watercolor paper by Canson (student grade)

Glitch Glitch: Immortal Days

I wanted to show you all art pieces from Glitch Glitch: Immortal Days 2 man show by Angge and Crist but I have to tell you that I am such a failure when it comes to blogging. I should have gotten the names of each art piece but whatever. I’ll do better next time I swear.

Glitch Glitch: Immortal Days by Angge Lorente and Crist Espiritu

Glitch Glitch, the collective name of visual artists Crist Espiritu and Angge Lorente, unveils their latest artworks in a two-man exhibition titled “Immortal Days”. The show features a collection of artworks that urges one to go back to those years of juvenile exploits. Yesterdays of endless endorphin rush brought about by transient fancies, bad decisions and substance experimentation. Days when one surrendered to hazy nights of seemingly endless euphoria. Glory days that went on forever. These were the years that birthed your happy place. These were the days when you were immortal.

Angge Lorente explores/ exploits the human anatomy in its most primal; stripped of all mundane labels like gender, age or job descriptions. In her paintings the subjects are exquisite mishmash of flesh chucked onto the canvas with geometric figures, organic patterns, and textures creating engaging compositions. These process results dimming the inherent vulnerabilities of the subjects. By stripping away all the unnecessary, what remains are creatures of pure beauty driven by wanton desires and intractable emotions. Lorente’s art is a mirror that reflects our idealized selves… perpetually young and electric.

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For Immortal Days, Crist Espiritu went on a relatively experimental path and presents his latest series called “Repurposing Memories”; a series of found objects, videos and mixed media assemblage. The artist states that “…the best days are those one could barely remember. Days wrapped in dopamine haze wherein the truth is blurred out thereby converting the experience into raw emotions unbound by logic’s boring gravitational pull.”
With this in mind, Espiritu reclaimed objects with inseverable links to his personal past and exorcised the intrinsic stories within each of them. Beaten up skateboards, wornout sneakers and other items all became raw materials for the process. Through creative alterations the objects are given new functions and are transformed into artworks that looks to the future instead of staying mere relics of years long gone. With this approach both the process and the final artworks inevitably become allegories for the coming of age.

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Glitch Glitch believes that in today’s robotically fast-paced world, art serves as a break from all of life’s monotonously bland programming. With this show, Glitch Glitch shoves into focus the quickly depleting health bar you are given to navigate this rigged game that is your existence. No sense in setting your gears to a slow crawl towards the end. Go out and live your immortal days.

(Glitch Glitch: Immortal Days write up (I didn’t write this)

 

They both very much differ in style and execution but both outputs were lovely! I love Angge’s realism and the play she did with black and white and grey while popping some gold and red. I bet it has so much more than what I can understand and I regret not asking Angge these things but she was actually really busy entertaining a ton of guest! *Congratulations Angge!*

I also love how Crist played with mixed media. There’s so much details in his works and it screams passion in all the pieces. It’s on the funky and bright colored paints but you can tell there’s something deeper than just vibrant images and colors.

Here are the photos that Kyx and I managed to capture. You must remember that Kyx is very uncomfortable with taking photos in public, He is so awkward and shy but whatever, I however got him to take my pictures and I can tell he’s cringing but didn’t want to disappoint me lol.

*I didn’t edit the photos I took of Angge and Crist’s art pieces so you can see it raw.

Sneak Peek

My favorite piece from Angge’s artworks 🙂

I wrote about our friend Angge’s second artshow with her boyfriend Crist and I’ll be sure to publish it tomorrow! 🙂

Stay tuned! (As if may nag-aabang sa posts ko eh ‘no? Hahaha)

Watercolor Chronicles: Frustrations


Don’t let your frustrations drag you down. You deserve more, you deserve better than that.

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Sharing with you another watercolor painting I did on this rainy Saturday evening.

Concept was originally from Ate Enon De Belen

Paper: Canson watercolor paper (student grade)

Watercolor: Winsor and Newton Cotman 45 pan set

Brushes: Martol brushes no. 1,3 and 5

Watercolor Time!

“Beautiful Mind” 💖

Sharing with you my latest watercolor painting. This is inspired by Ate Enon De Belen’s art.

After months of non-practice, it feels good to be with my brush and watercolors again ❤️

Watercolor Chronicles: Is It Summer Yet?


One of the many things that can actually help me destress is through watercolor painting.

This painting is inspired by one of Maria’s paintings (her ig is @ maria_morjane)– a watercolor artist. She’s really amazing, friendly and an overall great person.

I used winsor and newton cotman set for the most parts but used Gouache at the same time.

Xx