Art Day

May 21 is pretty hectic but it's going to be loads of fun! See you guys at the ff events:

May 21: 11-2pm Watercolor Calligraphy Workshop

Learn the basics of calligraphy with a twist! Instead of using dip pens, we will use brushes and watercolor! See poster for more details.

May 21: 3-4pm Postcard Making Demo at Shangrila Mall

Join us as we launch the new stamping products from Tsukineko to add to your art supplies list! I'll be doing a postcard making demo using Tsukineko Stamps and Zig Kuretake products. The event is from 11:30am to 6pm (my demo slot is 3pm). See you there!

May 21: 5-8pm Sakaling Hindi Makarating Screening

Watch the benefit screening of our Indie film Sakaling Hindi Makarating at UP Cine Adarna, 5pm. All proceeds will go to the treatment of Direk Ice's mom as she battles Brain Cancer. A little help will go a long, long way!

Reserve your tickets here.

Zig Pen Meet

Zig Philippines and Shangri-La Plaza, are cooking up a BIG event on June 27 at the Grand Atrium of Shangri-La Plaza Mall. Are you ready for an afternoon of calligraphy, lettering, inks, and pens?

I'm doing a demo alongside with awesome artists: Fozzy Dayrit, Richelle Macapagal, Drew Europeo, and Patrick Cabral! 

There will also be pre-event demos by the talented calligraphers @shawie_gram, @paola_koala, @carligraphy, @piescribbles, @gelibalcruz, and @rstacruz!

Best part about this? It's FREE. All you need is pre-register here and bring a Zig Pen on the 27th. Easy peasy. See you!



Sinfully Macaron

I have always (ALWAYS) loved sweets - cakes, cookies, chocolates, and macarons. During bad days, I turn to sweets for comfort. I used to go out and drive to a nearby macaron store just to get that sweet and delicious fix! And the good thing about macarons is that they are best paired with my other drug - coffee. I am so giddy to know that it is International Macaron Day this 20th of March! Want to celebrate with me?

*Photo from SPOT.PH

*Photo from SPOT.PH

Together with Makati Shangri-La, we're giving you an opportunity to share those creative and colourful works of art to get the best tasting macarons (and other prizes) this city has to offer.

All you need to do is:

Share your love for Sinfully Macarons by creating and sharing your original artwork from
March 9-20, 2015 with the title Sinfully Macarons.

Ø        It can be hand-written, drawn, digitally created or painted, a short video or any kind of art will be accepted as long as it can be posted and seen in your Instagram page.
Ø        Tag @MakatiShangrila and use the hashtag #SinfullyMacarons
Ø        Instagram Profile should be set to public
Ø        Entries will be accepted until 5 p.m. of March 20.

1st prize: Weekend overnight stay with breakfast buffet for two persons

2nd prize: Lunch for two at Circles Event Café + box of macarons

3rd prize: Sinfully Circles Hamper

*Terms and Conditions:

1)        Entries should be posted during the contest period of March 6 until  5 p.m. of

March 20, 2015

2)        Profile should be set to PUBLIC and post should tag @MakatiShangriLa and have the hashtag #SinfullyMacarons

3)        Winner will be (judgement criteria: 40% creativity, 30% originality, 20% audience impact, 10% relevance to theme) announced on Instagram by 6 p.m. of March 20, 2015

4)        By entering this art competition, you are granting Makati Shangri-La, Manila rights to use the artwork in social media sites or in any other marketing collateral


So, what are you waiting for? Get those inky hands to work and share some Macaron love, will you?