Osaka Roundup: Art, Coffee, & Culture

Okay, a disclaimer before you start reading: I’ve been to Osaka thrice. But it’s only this recent trip that I got to spend a week navigating my way through different neighborhoods and wards in Osaka—so this list isn’t really a comprehensive one (unlike the roundup for Tokyo, which was derived
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Inside Art Bar

As someone who’s been making art as a living for around three years now, it’s been relatively hard to source art materials for my projects here in Manila. I always go abroad to get my art fix: usually in Singapore or Japan, because I have specific brands that I use
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What’s Inside My New Lettering Book

Hi! I haven’t been posting any work updates recently on the blog, but just so you know—I have a lot of announcements in the coming months before I leave for school. 🙂 One is this: my new book, The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy, is officially out
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New HQ

Just a quick hello to say that we’ve moved! After almost two years of planning and construction (I’d like to think it’s my mom’s personal project), I’m so happy we finally got to pack our bags and move into this new house. I have no experience and prior knowledge about
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On Personal Style

Okay, a disclaimer: I am by no means a fashionable person nor am I a fashion blogger. HAHA. I got a request from one of my readers if I could talk about my personal style on the blog, and I realized it’s a nice break from the usual ~feels~ posts
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50% of 2018: Recap + Roundup + Realizations

I’m lying in bed on a Sunday night, feeling sick (or I actually am), still on vacation mode (forced; because I’ve been feeling under the weather since last week), just finished watching two films, and realizing I miss writing daily things so much. I stopped keeping a daily journal and
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