Monthly Archives: October 2014

when i get those times

If you have been reading my blog, you might have noticed how much self doubt I have when it comes to my work. There are times when I feel like I am not going anywhere with it. I think it is normal to question oneself sometimes about whether or not what you are doing is leading you somewhere. When I get such times, I try to remind myself  that I am just doing it for me. I remind myself that illustrating gives me  joy and it keeps me calm. It takes me to a place where time is not important,...

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trying out different art media

Right now, I think my work is at its best when I use watercolor and ink but as a new artist, I still try out other art materials to find my voice. So far I tried using, other than watercolor and ink, colored pencil and ink and also copic markers and ink. I don’t know, maybe it’s because of my lack of experience or my impatience but copic markers and colored pencils are not working for me. I haven’t given up on them yet of course but right now, I still prefer watercolor. The...

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my shop is now open!

My last post got me into thinking, why should I wait  to open a shop? One reason that always stopped me was because I am not yet confident in my work but being the perfectionist and control freak that I am, I probably never will. So if I want a store, I should just accept  that I will never find my work perfect. I should close my eyes, go ahead and open an online shop, and hope that other people will like my work enough to buy it. Another reason was it cost some money to open a shop. I know...

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