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Upside Down Drawing To Shut The Brain

  My artist friend, Jen Molon, once told me that when drawing, I must beat my left brain. I must look at things with an artist's eye. And I must draw what I see, not what I think. It sounds complicated but I just did that today by sketching this portrait upside down. Upside down… Continue reading Upside Down Drawing To Shut The Brain

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Visions Through A Broken Lens

I broke the fish eye phone camera lens I just bought from Lazada. Though the online store has a warranty policy, I decided not to go through the task of getting in touch with them, packing up and returning the lens. I decided to play around with it. In my attempt to fix it myself,… Continue reading Visions Through A Broken Lens

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On The Other Side

Some friends asked me why I chose Paints And Quills for my domain name. And instead of disappointing them with an "I really have no idea...blah, blah...blah" answer which was the truth at that time, my usual reply was that those were the first words that came into my mind (yeah, after some six hours… Continue reading On The Other Side

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Around And About With My Cherry Mobile Flare J7 Phone Camera

In photography, I had always preferred to be the subject than the shutterbug. My excuse was I didn't  have a good camera. And then a friend told me that the best camera is the one that I have. I hold on to that so with my Cherry Mobile Flare J7 Phone Camera, I started looking around Bohol… Continue reading Around And About With My Cherry Mobile Flare J7 Phone Camera

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4 Lessons In Life That I Learned From Basic Photography

I used to believe that basic photography is just a point-click thing so when Shaw Academy offered free courses, I gave it a miss over Graphic Design. It was only when I found the long lost camera my sister-in-law gave that my interest in photography has reached its peak. Peering through the faulty camera's viewfinder,… Continue reading 4 Lessons In Life That I Learned From Basic Photography

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4 Reasons Why An Unrequitted Love Isn’t A Bad Thing

Loving someone without getting the same love in return can be painful in the beginning, frustrating in the middle, and exhausting in the end. But I was able to take the pain to my advantage until I got past the heartache. And it was only then that I learned that being in a one-sided love… Continue reading 4 Reasons Why An Unrequitted Love Isn’t A Bad Thing

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5 Reasons Why You Are Being Ghosted

He showered you with compliments that made you feel you're the most beautiful person on earth. He did every means just to be with you. He offered you the world. And then you fell into his trap, into his captive arms. You fell in love. And all of the sudden, he was gone. Sounds familiar?  How… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Are Being Ghosted

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One More Time

Have you ever wished of owning a magic mouse that would take you back to your past and change something there, or pause the time so you could stay there for as long as you want, in just one click? Have you ever thought of changing your past to have a better future? Well, you… Continue reading One More Time