Papercut: Headdresses

Surprisingly, it was way more challenging photographing this papercut headdress than making it! I’m not kidding! It was pretty hard to look for a good angle because the headdress was white and too thin. I used rock paper for this piece. It’s more durable and easier to use if you’re working with intricate designs. Here […]

Papercutting + Bookbinding Worshop on July 28 :)

Isa and I are collaborating to bring you a Papercutting + Bookbinding Workshop. It will be on July 28, Sunday, 2-5PM. Each participant will get a kit containing all the necessary materials to make papercuts and their own journals (practice sheets, templates, personalized cutting mat, frame, washi tape , paper, thread, needles, etc.). Yummy snacks will be served […]

Ti Ayat Ti Maysa Nga Ubing at Cordillera Coffee

The Ti Ayat Ti Maysa Nga Ubing papercut artwork I made for my mom last summer, is at Cordillera Coffee, Xavierville. My good friends Iona and Pao, owners of the shop, are advocates of organic and locally-produced coffee. They buy their coffee beans above market prices – and organize coffee planting and harvesting activities to […]

Weekend Calligraphy

In highschool, some teachers would refuse to check my test paper just because  they couldn’t – or refused – to understand my handwriting. Almost a decade and three calligraphy workshops after, my handwriting is back with vengeance! :p Calligraphy Crafternoon with Alessa, August 2012: with Edwina, Marc and Buds :) It was hard for me to control the pressure […]

Paper Pan: Washi + Papercutting Workshop

Let’s cut class! Join our Paper Pan: Papercutting Workshop on March 16, Saturday, 2-5PM, at the art gallery above the best cookie place in town, Sweet Ecstasy, Cubao X. If you know where Bellinis & Allan’s Grill are at Cubao X, you wouldn’t get lost :) We’ll be making several works and you’ll get to […]