The Unfinished Artist

The Unfinished Artist "Art is a kind of innate drive that seizes a human being and makes him its instrument. To perform this difficult office it is sometimes necessary for him to sacrifice happiness and everything that makes life worth living for the ordinary human being." -Carl Jung

Passing Through   10”x14”    Acrylic    2014 
There has been more than one piece of literature in the history of mankind stating that spending time in the wilderness is therapeutic to a man’s soul. When that is not an option, the next best thing I guess is walking around at 3am in the city when most of it is asleep.
I guess that’s one explanation I have for not being able to shake that insomniac habit for good.

Passing Through   10”x14”    Acrylic    2014 

There has been more than one piece of literature in the history of mankind stating that spending time in the wilderness is therapeutic to a man’s soul. When that is not an option, the next best thing I guess is walking around at 3am in the city when most of it is asleep.

I guess that’s one explanation I have for not being able to shake that insomniac habit for good.

Navigating Realities    8”x10”    Acrylic     2014  
You battle the intense heat of your room, the clutter that tempts you to procrastinate, all the mundane chores that need doing, and all people that make life “interesting” with their presence or absence, all the while with the world’s smallest violin playing in your head for all the dreams that you had to bury with no one the wiser.
…then you finish a painting. It may be small one, but all of a sudden it seems that it was a good day after all. 

Navigating Realities    8”x10”    Acrylic     2014  

You battle the intense heat of your room, the clutter that tempts you to procrastinate, all the mundane chores that need doing, and all people that make life “interesting” with their presence or absence, all the while with the world’s smallest violin playing in your head for all the dreams that you had to bury with no one the wiser.

…then you finish a painting. It may be small one, but all of a sudden it seems that it was a good day after all. 

Moment in Creation       Watercolor      11”x14”      2012
I have no idea why I painted this. 

Moment in Creation       Watercolor      11”x14”      2012

I have no idea why I painted this. 

I’ve combined my entry for the Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls contest with my love for the True Detective series to bring you this wallpaper, whoop whoop!
Hadn’t been able to leave my room for several days to finish artworks so when I was done with this, I treated myself to some steak - effectively wiping out a few days budget. Oh well, the steak was worth it.

I’ve combined my entry for the Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls contest with my love for the True Detective series to bring you this wallpaper, whoop whoop!

Hadn’t been able to leave my room for several days to finish artworks so when I was done with this, I treated myself to some steak - effectively wiping out a few days budget. Oh well, the steak was worth it.

The Battle for Sanctuary’s Soul by weaponsmaster

The Battle for Sanctuary’s Soul by weaponsmaster

Digital study for an abstract painting.

Digital study for an abstract painting.

text reads:
So I guess this is Goodbye…
One last look to weigh a memory. 
Too many things- I’ll have to keep. 
Too many things- I’ll have to leave behind.

Very few will witness the dying of a dream within the quiet chambers of the heart. Fewer will mourn the dying of the dreamer within a field of wheat.
All I want is a little hope to keep me going, a little beauty to keep me wanting and a little sadness, to know I am not yet a monster.
Oh these little things I will have to keep. For on this road I walk with tired feet, there will be no time for me to stop and weep.

text reads:

So I guess this is Goodbye…

One last look to weigh a memory. 

Too many things- I’ll have to keep. 

Too many things- I’ll have to leave behind.

Very few will witness the dying of a dream within the quiet chambers of the heart. Fewer will mourn the dying of the dreamer within a field of wheat.

All I want is a little hope to keep me going, a little beauty to keep me wanting and a little sadness, to know I am not yet a monster.

Oh these little things I will have to keep. For on this road I walk with tired feet, there will be no time for me to stop and weep.

The Disconnect (Digitally edited acrylic painting)
I lost my phone a while back, and it still bothers me that I lost all the notes and ideas I wrote in the memo app :(

The Disconnect (Digitally edited acrylic painting)

I lost my phone a while back, and it still bothers me that I lost all the notes and ideas I wrote in the memo app :(

Love this artwork…kinda looks like my girlfriend too ;)
artofiyandejesus:

Outsiders (20” x 30” Oil on Canvas)Part of my “Mechanical Romanticism” Solo Art ExhibitionNovember 22, 2013

Reblogged from artofiyandejesus

Love this artwork…kinda looks like my girlfriend too ;)

artofiyandejesus:

Outsiders (20” x 30” Oil on Canvas)

Part of my “Mechanical Romanticism” Solo Art Exhibition
November 22, 2013

Let’s Keep it Cool
A new T-shirt design! I’m glad I held on to this coz when I did them years back I really thought of it as a shirt design- of course I added a few more edits to make it better.
Basically its a polar bear and some penguins in a sad yet somewhat cute circumstance where they have to share an iceberg coz the planets not doing so well. It’s a design thats meant to make you think of the environment;)




Do you like it? Check them out.

My Store HERE

Let’s Keep it Cool

A new T-shirt design! I’m glad I held on to this coz when I did them years back I really thought of it as a shirt design- of course I added a few more edits to make it better.

Basically its a polar bear and some penguins in a sad yet somewhat cute circumstance where they have to share an iceberg coz the planets not doing so well. It’s a design thats meant to make you think of the environment;)

Do you like it? Check them out.
My Store HERE
Emergence from Forgetfulness     Acrylic     20” x 30”
I can’t complain about the artist’s life. At the end of the day, I get to create something new (and hopefully beautiful) each day just as God paints every day with a new sky. What could be a nobler pursuit than that?


Hmmm…maybe saving endangered species and helping unfortunate people around the globe I guess.

Emergence from Forgetfulness     Acrylic     20” x 30”

I can’t complain about the artist’s life. At the end of the day, I get to create something new (and hopefully beautiful) each day just as God paints every day with a new sky. What could be a nobler pursuit than that?

Hmmm…maybe saving endangered species and helping unfortunate people around the globe I guess.

A Conversation with Memory     Acrylic     18” x  24”
I used to have a lot more representational (figure and landscape) art in my keeping but over the years I’ve lost them to typhoons, bad storage space and practices (a learning experience) and the occasional insect infestation.
I worry about the fate of my abstract pieces. But then again, I’ve already learned a thing or two on how to store paintings. 

A Conversation with Memory     Acrylic     18” x  24”

I used to have a lot more representational (figure and landscape) art in my keeping but over the years I’ve lost them to typhoons, bad storage space and practices (a learning experience) and the occasional insect infestation.

I worry about the fate of my abstract pieces. But then again, I’ve already learned a thing or two on how to store paintings. 

Night Stalker
My first T-shirt design over at DBH (designbyhumans.com).  Woot! 
My Store HERE

Night Stalker

My first T-shirt design over at DBH (designbyhumans.com).  Woot! 

My Store HERE

It seems that I would have to shelf the Bonifacio graphic novel once again for now. Things come up, that’s life. On the bright side, I will take the time to research even more. One of Andres’ descendants has already agreed for a series of interviews/conversations, hooray for that.
Illustration above is a panel sketch for Maypagasa.

It seems that I would have to shelf the Bonifacio graphic novel once again for now. Things come up, that’s life. On the bright side, I will take the time to research even more. One of Andres’ descendants has already agreed for a series of interviews/conversations, hooray for that.

Illustration above is a panel sketch for Maypagasa.

I’ve been wanting to try doing a really large painting with the concept of having several abstract paintings within an abstract painting but the lines that divide them are very exact and rigid (boxy) - if that makes any sense. I would probably title the collection “The endless possibilities of the universe: A study on its limitations” …sue me, I lack sleep.
But since I don’t have a big enough room right now to do something quite this big (or messy) then I guess a little bit of tinkering with photoshop with two of my paintings as a mock-up will have to do for now. Plans plans plans.

I’ve been wanting to try doing a really large painting with the concept of having several abstract paintings within an abstract painting but the lines that divide them are very exact and rigid (boxy) - if that makes any sense. I would probably title the collection “The endless possibilities of the universe: A study on its limitations” …sue me, I lack sleep.

But since I don’t have a big enough room right now to do something quite this big (or messy) then I guess a little bit of tinkering with photoshop with two of my paintings as a mock-up will have to do for now. Plans plans plans.

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