Against the dying of the light

Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

- Dylan Thomas


Manila Bay • Roxas Boulevard

“But man is not made for defeat," he said.
"A man can be destroyed but not defeated.”

- Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea


Cory XIX

The pandemic lock down had caused me a sick sense of humor, thus an urge to spread is a must.

Say "hello" to Cory XIX.


Ash Monday

Ash fall caused by the eruption of Taal Volcano in Luzon, Philippines.



Can we match the “Roaring Twenties” from the past century or shall we foresee this decade as “Burning Twenties”?

Here’s to a pragmatic decade.

Pantone Color for 2020: Basic Blue


Boracay Girl

Like gentle sun rays touching the sea, the warm smile of Sister Boracay melts your heart from sunrise to sunset.


The Hurr-Hurr Girls of Y2K

Highlight streaks, lip gloss, low-waist bottoms and a catty attitude.
Definitely Y2K approved!


The Nomad Soap Co. pt.02

Cool, calm and collected.

Independent, smart and adaptable.

Strong, adventurous and wild.

Confident, charming and sensual.


The Nomad Soap Co. pt.01

I'm delighted to introduce The Nomad Soap Co., a brand that my good friend Conrad Haynes started in 2018 along with his team in Los Angeles, CA.

The brand caters handcrafted soaps inspired from a family recipe in Louisiana and solid colognes for men with different skin types as it also explores different masculine flavors which I had the opportunity to work on the visuals to translate each flavor in character design. The color studies and character research was a lot of fun as it was when creating and rendering each of them.

Individual portraits to follow on my next posts.