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 […]

When it comes to reading

June is over but the rain isn’t. Here’s to saying goodbye to summer and some other things that came with it. On another note, I’ve been trying to re-incorporate reading into my everyday life. Not only because my left brain is deteriorating by the minute and thus, has to be exercised with conscious effort,  but more […]

On Language Acquisition: Pangasinan, Ilocano, French, (and Papercutting)

It took me years to remember that, though I don’t speak it, I could understand Ilocano all along. My mom is from the north and well-versed in Pangasinan and Ilocano. I spent my childhood in her hometown and just moved to Manila come highschool. Though not so vivid, I have memories of one of my […]

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 […]