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Ang Ilustrador ng Kabataan Membership Application Open Once More

Posted by Joel Chua on February 8, 2011

Ink Membership Applications

This illustration was created by the bubbly Nina Fides Garcia.

After a long year, Ang Ink once again opens for new members!


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6th Komikon at StarMall EDSA-Shaw

Posted by Joel Chua on November 9, 2010


The organizers of the Komikon have released the list of exhibitors and sponsors!
It’ll be held at StarMall EDSA-Shaw, November 13, 2010. The madness starts at 10AM!

View the floor plan and directory!

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Sergio Bumatay III

Posted by Joel Chua on September 1, 2010

Multi award-winning illustrator Serge Bumatay III is the quiet unassuming type who really deserves more attention for his blog and most certainly for his work:
illustration serge bumatay
image serge bumatay

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Ayala Systems Technology is need of an Illustrator

Posted by Joel Chua on August 6, 2010

▪ Privileged to work with one of the big player in the gaming industry / social networking site
▪ Open for both part-time and full-time
▪ At least 2 years professional experience of illustrating in Adobe Illustrator (vector graphics).
▪ Degree in illustration and/or Graphic Design
▪ Proven skills of composition
▪ Excellent skills in creating characters
▪ Good at analyzing and copying others styles
▪ Comfortable in animating in Adobe Flash. (only tween animation, scripting knowledge is a plus but not necessary)
▪ A team player that can work independently
▪ Excellent understanding of adjusting style to please different target audiences
▪Thorough experience from creating “cartoony” illustrations
If interested, submit your resume to cccarcilla[at] or call 793-1422 and Look for Charm.


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Looking for Illustrators

Posted by Joel Chua on July 12, 2010

Global Bridge Resources is looking for illustrators who are proficient in using Adobe Illustrator.

* Privileged to work with one of the big player in the gaming industry / social networking site

* At least 2 years experience with animation, illustration and composition (design and layout)
* Must be proficient in the use of Adobe Illustrator
* Open for both part-time and full-time

If you’re interested, please email CVs to

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Painting Contest

Posted by Joel Chua on June 24, 2010

PCRG On-the-spot Painting Contest
“Matatag na Pagkakaisa ng Pambansang Pulisya at Mamamayan Tungo sa Kapayapaan at Kaunlaran”

Mechanics and Rules of the Contest:

1. The on-the-spot contest is open to all practicing professional and amateur artists. There will be no entry fee.
2. There will be 2 categories: Professional & Amateur.
3. Registration will start at 7:00 to 8:00 A.M. on July 20, 2010 (Tuesday) at the PNP Heritage Park, Camp Crame. Contest proper will start at 8:00 A.M. and end at 3:00 P.M. Late submissions will be automatically disqualified.
4. Participants may use Acrylic and Oil as a medium.
5. Participants may use Canvas whose size is 20 x 30 inches. Participants must bring their own art materials.
6. Participants are allowed to bring pictures & images that they may use as reference for their entries
7. Judging of entries will promptly start at 3:00 P.M. The decision of the judges shall be final.
8. Announcement and awarding program will be at 4:00 P.M.
9. Winning entries will become the property of PCRG. Non-winners may have the option to donate their painting to PCRG.
10. Since there will only be 50 slots available, there will be a pre-registration for those who are interested to participate up to July 15, 2010 only. This will be a 1st to call-1st to be listed basis. Make sure to specify your category and leave your contact number. (Call Ms. Eileen M Fernandez @ 722-0650 / 723-0401 loc 3499 or cellphone # 09062955734) Only the first 50 registrants will be officially recognized to participate.
11. Criteria for Judging:
· Composition & Visual Impact 25%
· Interpretation of the Theme 25%
· Technique/Style 25%
· Creativity & Originality 25%
12. Prizes:
a. Professional : Artists who have already exhibited in established commercial art galleries in group or solo exhibitions.
1st Prize- Php 20,000.00 plus Plaque
2nd Prize Php 15,000.00 plus Plaque
3rd Prize Php 10,000.00 plus Plaque

b. Amateur: Students, Hobbyists & Art Enthusiasts who have not yet exhibited in any commercial art gallery.
1st Prize- Php 7,000.00 plus Plaque
2nd Prize Php 5,000.00 plus Plaque
3rd Prize Php 3,000.00 plus Plaque

Note: Participants are encouraged to visit the PNP sites if they wish to get some picture references to help them in conceptualizing their artworks. Websites: and

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Bebechicks™ Soft and Cushy Launch!

Posted by Joel Chua on February 28, 2010

Hi all, Joel Chua here… and I’d like to present


image Bebechicks Soft and Cushy Launch

It’s my birthday too! I‘m now 32 years old!

Visit! And tell me what you think!

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Wanted: Freelance Digital Painter

Posted by Joel Chua on February 22, 2010

Looking for a freelance digital painter ASAP for a week-long project. Expect to be well compensated. And even fed. If you can’t, please pass the word around to digital artists you know. Appreciate it! For more information about the employer visit the SAM website:

Edil (edmensaljr[at]yahoo[dot]com)

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Art Teachers Wanted

Posted by Joel Chua on February 7, 2010

A Katipunan-based art center (Philippines) is looking for art teachers who are creative and energetic, and are willing to work with kids ages 4-14.

Applicants must also have a positive, pleasing personality; outstanding
communication skills; and proficiency in written and oral English.

Interested parties may contact (63)916-7396237 or brainfoodph[at]gmail[dot]com for more details.

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5th Backdoor Ventures Arts & Music Festival and Trade Fair

Posted by Joel Chua on January 19, 2010

I often get word of the Backdoor Ventures Arts & Music Festival a bit too late. But here it is. When most art and music fairs in other countries can be found on the streets and in large open spaces, in Manila we have them in the malls.

Check out the 5th Backdoor Ventures Arts & Music Festival and Trade Fair blog for video and more details about the event.

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