Gift Certificate Design Studies for Good Food Co.

January 2014

This is something I’m currently working on for Good Food Community, an amazing group promoting Community Shared Agriculture (CSA). Hope to get these printed soon, so watch out for these GCs! (Logo and images provided by Good Food Community)

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Woodblock Reduction Print and Bookbinding Workshop by Haruka Furasaka (Sagada)

August 2013

After conducting a Woodblock Print workshop in Baguio, Haruka Furasaka was scheduled to teach another workshop to St. Mary’s High School students in Sagada. This time, the students get to learn how to make paint out of soil. I was very lucky to have been invited to tag along, as one of her assistants. Here are some photos from the

Woodblock Printing Workshop by Haruka Furasaka (Baguio)

August 2013

Woodblock Printing is a technique for printing text, images, and artworks. In Japan, it is a very popular medium for artists and is a skill Japanese children learn in school. A very famous woodblock print is The Great Wave off Kanagawa by the Japanese artist Hokusai: Traditionally, an artist would paint one’s artwork onto silk or paper. The artist would then bring the artwork to

Custom Owl Pillow for Peppermint

July 2013

Peppermint Kids Salon and Spa Boutique  recently ordered a custom red version of my owl pillow for their SM Aura branch. A big thanks to Kat Garfin, Peppermint’s interior designer and owner of Designer’s Crib Interior Graphics.  

I made my own Bridesmaid’s dress!

June 2013

I have never made a dress before but I got the crazy idea to make my own bridesmaid’s dress for a friend’s wedding. The theme was “Spring Floral” so I got this really pretty chiffon fabric for the DIY project. The wrap mullet dress has quarter-length sleeves with a slit.

KOKIDO at 10a Alabama Handmade Arts & Crafts Fair

November 2012

  Great experience selling my handmade pillows for the first time. Big thanks to Arlene Florendo Barbaza of Resurrection Furniture and Found Objects Gallery for being so nice and accommodating!     If you’re interested in checking out the next fair, visit 10a Alabama’s next Facebook page for updates!

Rubbercut Printing Workshop by Fara Manuel

June 2012

Image above from Craft MNL   I attended a Rubbercut Printing Workshop at Craft MNL by my friend Fara Manuel. Here is my pencil sketch transferred to the rubber sheet which I carved:   And here is my very first rubbercut print!    The workshop participants with Fara Manuel in Craft MNL   It was so much fun. Thanks, Fara! If

Ceramic Workshop with Xavier Mañosa of Apparatu (Day 1)

December 2011

I was extremely privileged to have participated in a Workshop given by Spanish ceramicist Xavier Mañosa of Apparatu. The workshop was organized by The Office of Culture and Design together with the College of Fine Arts, University of the Philippines Diliman.  All photos by Fara Manuel