Author: aireescreates

#DearFrontliners

If only I can send each one of them a “thank you card” but with our situation now, that’s impossible. So I thought of making an “Thank You e-card” that can also be used as “wallpaper” for mobile phones that anyone can send to a frontline worker.
We cannot thank them enough for the service that they do especially during this time but a little act of kindness & gratitude may help them get through the day.

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Of Milk Teas, Smoothies and Pinoy Comfort Foods

I’ve always been fascinated with food presentation and packaging. I find joy in just looking at the pastries behind the glass display and wondering when can I paint them the soonest. So when I went on my 8-week hiatus (a.k.a. “self-directed artist residency”), I fully immersed myself on painting my “dream food and drinks” – “dream” because I will only eat/drink them in my dreams! LOL!

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My Own Line of Washi Stickers

Mid-2019, I was on the verge of mental breakdown for looking after 4 humans, 1 dog and myself. I took an 8-week hiatus from housework (mom-daughter-Inday-driver duties), packed my bags and went overseas to give myself a break and allow myself to just make art for the sake of creating. I called it “self-directed artist residency”. 😊 Little did I know that that 8-week hiatus will be a start of yet another adventure…

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Week 7 – 52 Weeks of Christian Mindfulness

I did a self-check: “I’m okay. I’m at peace.”, I told myself. I can’t help but smile. 😊 You see, from the many years that passed, I never liked this day because I was bitter (bitter daw o! 🤣) – it brings back bad memories and resentments, and now, my long distance relationship with my husband. But today, it’s different.

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Week 6: 52 Weeks of Christian Mindfulness

“I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.” Psalms 139:14 ESV https://www.bible.com/59/psa.139.14.esv Hello, February! How was your January? I still have yet to paint my January Wins but I can say that there weren’t much wins in my “art career goals” area since […]

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Week 5: 52 Weeks of Christian Mindfulness

For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, “In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.” Isaiah‬ ‭30:15‬ ‭ESV‬‬ https://www.bible.com/59/isa.30.15.esv Life has been chaotic ever since my parents arrived and lived with us. I had to look after 4 humans and 1 dog […]

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Week 4: 52 Weeks of Christian Mindfulness

“I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will remember your wonders of old. I will ponder all your work, and meditate on your mighty deeds.” Psalms‬ ‭77:11-12‬ ‭ESV‬‬ https://www.bible.com/59/psa.77.11-12.esv January is almost over! How’s your meditation practice? I hope you to practice it everyday or at least during weekends. Mine is slowly […]

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Week 1: 52 Weeks of Christian Mindfulness

“On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will meditate.” – Psalms 145:5 ESV (http://bible.com/59/psa.145.5.esv) Devotional Last May 2018, my husband and I went to Hunan province, China to see the Tianmen Cave and Zhangjiajie National Forest Park to see the “Avatar Mountains” as they call it. We climbed 999 […]

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