Pope Francis Portrait Drawing


I’m excited to share this portrait drawing of Pope Francis made by my daughter. I requested her to place one of Pope Francis’ memorable quotes in the portrait. I hope you’ll like it and be inspired by the message. The pontiff was in the Philippines from January 15 to 19 for a pastoral and state visit.

An uncolored version of this portrait (minus the quote) appeared at the January 15, 2015 issue of People’s Tonight editorial page.

Still Life


N’s watercolor painting practice. She made this “fruit platter” last summer (2014).

Owl painting

Zeus The Owl

  The updated painting of Zeus The Owl (N’s latest favorite drawing subject). She started painting this in between reviewing for midterm exams.

What kids do during brownouts?

Play, draw, read books? On an inclement weather we have no choice but to stay indoors and think of activities to stave off the creeping boredom caused by power interruption . My kids end up reading non-academic books. I was able to read a few pages of a book about preowned instruments for sale (I hope…

Her fascination with owls

vector owl

I’m not sure where it all started but my daughter has this huge fascination with owl. And she’s making designs inspired by this wide-eyed creature. I began posting her vector design here. The collection has grown wide. She has her own personal shirt design, stickers, project in school, table designs, hair pins, and now a…