A budding watercolorist, Joly Poa paints flowers and floral wreaths in charming pink hues. Having shared her progress through Youtube tutorials, Instagram photos and time-lapse videos since she started her journey as an artist, she has gained quite a following on social media.
We continue The Life Well-Crafted series as we talk to her about her humble beginnings as an artist and the wonderful online art community that has taken her in since.
With her ABC—Always Be Creating philosophy, artist Abbey Sy has inspired many with her beautiful lettering works, art workshops and talks, and her book The ABCs of Hand Lettering, a lettering guidebook for beginners published by Summit Media.
In this interview, she shares how she transitioned to doing art full-time and her creative process as an artist.
Valerie Chua's unique art pieces explore the female form and the beauty of nature. As an illustrator, she has worked with international brands such as Clinique, Christian Louboutin (Asia), Lenovo, and SK-II. Aside from the Philippines, she has also exhibited in the US, Singapore, and Hong Kong. Today, she works as a full-time painter and shares her talent and knowledge to her students through workshops and private classes.
In this installment of The Life Well-Crafted, Valerie talks to us candidly about the challenges in the beginning of her career, and her transition from illustration to gallery work.
A visual artist and calligrapher known for her freestyle lettering, Anina Rubio's works have appeared in the independent film Sakaling Hindi Makarating and various local and international brand collaborations. She shares her passion through workshops as well.
In this interview, she shares the things that inspire her and the personal mantra she starts each day with.
Ella Lama is a letterer and illustrator, whose works feature bright colors and whimsical themes. Her works have appeared in local magazines and books such as Abbey Sy's The ABCs of Hand-Lettering and Berry Books' 1,001 Awesome Stickers for Kids.
To start off our The Life Well-Crafted blog series, she shares her evolution as an artist and the challenges of being an entrepreneur.