What I’ve been up to: May 2017

Just came back from the surprise long weekend which gave me some time with my family. 🙂

We went to Tagaytay where I bonded with nature and flowers haha:

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I was able to make a lot of art there and play with my sakura gelly rolls:

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Before we went to Tagaytay, I was able to join an impromptu artambay with my friends Ella, Marie and Monique! Monique painted this scrumptious Pocky artwork in my notebook:

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I was able to try @ella_lama’s new vute notebook! Look how pretty it is:

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Tried using various materials on it like watercolors and markers. Loving the paper!

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Happy to be making art again! I noticed that when I feel that I’m too tired or stressed to make art that that’s when I should make more to calm and center me. Last night I was able to make an abstract artwork inspired by summer shakes. I used acrylic paint and used a pallette knife which I IMMENSELY enjoyed. Will make more tonight maybe:

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Hope you’re having a lovely summer! 🙂

Exploring the Universe-California 2014: Outside the Getty museum

If I lived near The Getty Museum, I would probably be there all day. The artworks inside the museum are astoundingly lovely, but I also love the succulent party happening outside in the garden/park area. I couldn’t stop taking photos of all the plants I haven’t seen before, and I can just imagine how prettier it would look like in spring (I was told that it was winter when I was there):

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Bucket list item: weed bouquet

I am in love with these flowering weeds along the road that I see each day on my way to work.
Knowing that they are weeds, I wanted to create a bouquet since they remind me of tiny grains of rice, fireworks:

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Remember that upside down mushroom flower vase I made a few days ago? I was able to use it yesterday:

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Cloud-obsessed

I consider going home as one of the best parts of my day (along with the intrawebs break, lunch break, and solving a software problem at work), because I get to see the cloud display in the sky during sunset.

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Since I was young, I’ve always loved gazing at the sky and imagining how it’d be like, stepping on clouds. Or eating them, since I thought they’d be like cotton candy. I even drew a character I named “Cloudina”. Years later I would get to taste a cloud during a hike up the mountains, but that’s another story.

A perfect day would involve lying in a sunshine-y but cool meadow filled with flowers and cats, surrounded by food and books/magazines, during four p.m. (my fave time) with all the time in the world to gaze up at the clouds and see the shapes that form there. There’d be superfast internet there too, and lots of tea and milk tea.

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How would your perfect day be like?