Thursday, June 26, 2008

CHIBITROG fan art by Xtianity

"good day sir, pa post naman ito sa blogsite mo, sa santomon's name. pagpasensyahan mo na kasi sira talaga ako pagdating sa colorings.... i'm trying to learn photoshop. nga pala, wat happen na sa digmaan? salamat sa inspirasyon na ibinigay mo samin... mula pa noong panahon ng bata-batuta at kick fighter... xtianity"

Salamat sa nakatutuwang drawing :)

Monday, June 23, 2008

Almost finish with these pages :)

Whole day without electricity because of "FRANK"

Frank is the name of the storm that our country is experiencing right now. As early as 5am yesterday up to 4am this morning, there was no electricity. We still went to church without the kids, and went straight to the mall for our weekly grocery. We were suppose to go to a kiddie birthday party that afternoon but were informed that it was postponed; the area around the venue was flooded.

Back at home later that day, I tried to draw even though it was a bit dark. The whole time, I realised that our work relies too much on electricity. Without it, all I can really do is draw without any ways of scanning and sending the images via email. I felt trapped and although it was a chance to really play with the kids and rest, I'm still wondering about how things will be like if the brownout was frequent like a few years back?

We relied on my father in law's portable radio that has a wind up feature to store battery. He said it was new and he'd not recharged the batteries yet so I volunteered to wind it up every 5 minutes or so hehe. It was fun to do. The news was of course dreadful, lots of accidents and casualties.

During the night we had to stay up late because there was no electric fan and my wife and I had to take turns and be the fan for the kids :)It was not really hot but we are making sure that they won't sweat and catch cold in the process. The kids getting is far worse than staying up to make sure they won't get sick we figured.

I just hope the storm ends soon. And pray that everyone I know is safe.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Got this Aries horoscope on friendster :)

"A huge workload doesn't have to intimidate you. You can do this! You are a star."

Bagay na bagay di ba? hehehe.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

RAMBOL 3 preview

A page preview of METROPOLITAN inside Rambol issue 3.
Although the actual page might be printed in grayscale. As much as I want to print it like the first and second issue, I am afraid, reality has sunk in and in order to survive, we have to accept some compromises. :(

Monday, June 16, 2008

Lumabas sa Manila Bulletin nung Saturday

Nasa toy con ako nung inabot sa akin ito ni Ner P :)

Poor scanning hehe sorry.

just copy and past this link to your browser:

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Rambol komiks- hard to find? Click the link

I've heard this story from different people already, this is the first time that somebody actually wrote something about it. Please click the link to read Mark's tale.


Thanks Mark for sharing this one.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Kyle's latest work :)

My son Kyle showed me his work this morning so I decided to post it here. Don't ask me why he wrote NO CAT hehehe.

Monday, June 09, 2008

Family time in IslandCove June 7, 2008

We went to Island Cove in Bacoor Cavite. The place has new sections that the family will surely enjoy. Since I was a kid, I've had nothing but fond memories here, the place was named differently before, I think it was Covelandia. I think it just got even better with its addition of the mini Zoo.

We went swimming 'til noon then straight to the mini-zoo after Shawn took a nap in the car. The animals here are all healthy looking and it is so easy to go around. There is a bike rental or you can ride to what my kid refers as the Toy Car :) that will get you to the crocodiles. They fed the crocs when we went in with a chicken (dead one). At firt Kyle got excited and said. " I'm Happy! " Then we explained how deadly these creatures are so he won't go too near the fences.

Within the farm are the monkeys surrounded by water, my wife told me, it reminded her of the show "LOST" they are stranded in a man made island hehe. the funny this is. If even the crocs escape, they will the first to get eaten. Yikes. We went back to the where the birds and the tigers are kept. We saw this young Hawk that got his wing trapped between the screen cage. Its attempt to free himself only caused more injury because it was using it's sharp beak wounding the wing, blood trickling down already. I rush to call the caretaker, they managed to fix the prob and thanked us. They'll just call the doctor I guess to fix the wounds. After that we enjoyed the geese as they came close as if talking to us but I knew they wanted to chase us away hehe. Anyway, they are making funny noises. We then saw a Cassowari bird, a big strange lookig one that reminded me of the Jurassic park film. I told my wife that the strange thing on its head would give out a noise akin to the dinosaurs in the film I was looking at the female, I was making bird noise then it happened. The male bird shout at me full blast, he was in a different cage but he was staring at me, maybe got jealous. I was right! It really was a scary dinosaur sounding voice. This bird is taller than me so you could imagine it was one hehe.

After that we went back to the other kiddie pool where me and my kids stayed until 5:30 pm.

Not much time to go around but the stay was worth it in my book. I'd recommend that place anytime.

My wife still asks the question, Why do they breed deadly Crocodiles?


Saturday, June 07, 2008

My niece's work

During the M3 event, my niece Tintin came and it was also the first time I showed her how I draw,teaching her in a way. This is her drawing that she drew during the event. Fast learner eh? :)

Friday, June 06, 2008


Haven't posted anything here since my return home from M3 on the last day of May. It is now June and I've been hammering away with new pages from all sides. I have come to realize a lot of things after Mangaholix 3. The event was successfull and I'd like to thank the Mangaholix crew for letting us join the fun.

Fun, he he he, I came to realize that I am not young anymore. The music was too loud for me, we were so err too close to the stage/speakers and most of the time I can't hear myself. One of the rare times that I'd shut up because my motormouth was useless there hehe. I also found out that COSPLAYERS are the real star of the show. They are fantastic to look at and I think that even without anything under that roof, the event will be successfull. You don't have to put anything there to show. The showcased artworks all came in eventually, The cosplayers were the walking artworks there. It is an amazing sight.

Urbandub rocks!!! Me and my wife agrees on that.

I'd also like to thank Renie and Levy for always giving us a helping hand.

I can't write much yet, need to draw faster to meet deadlines so ciao for now. Will post previews soon though.

link sa mga pix:

Stay tuned :)