De Lima drawing up ‘more detailed’ list of accusers, jailers

Christia Marie Ramos 01/03/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Leila de Lima is drawing up a “more comprehensive” and “more detailed” list of Philippine officials and personalities she believes are responsible for her arrest and detention, her chief of staff and lawyer…

Engineering student’s Ironman, Spiderman drawings gaining online attention

Immae Lachica 06/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A 20-year-old’s love for drawing is slowly making noise on the Internet. Johndoe Baylon, a Civil Engineering student of the Cebu Institute of Technology University (CITU) shared on Facebook his drawings of famous superheroes…

Drawing the youth to ethical enterprises

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 08/20/2018

Unknown to Filipinos and even to Cebuanos, Cebu is currently hosting the International Cooperative Alliance Asia-Pacific ICA-AP Youth Summit 2.0. The event which reeled off Friday last week (August 17) in the second class municipality of Pinamungahan…

Raphael’s last painting

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 03/11/2017

Giorgio Vasari called it Raphael’s “most beautiful and most divine” work, this painting—“The Transfiguration”—which now hangs in the art gallery of the Vatican Museums. When Cardinal Giulio de Medici, who later became Pope Clement VII, commissioned it,…

Closing circles

Francis B. Ongkingco 11/11/2016

A way to describe our life projects or ambitions is to compare them to drawing circles. One patiently connects the dots, so to speak, until a circle is finished before moving on to the next goal. Once…

Of muses and musings

Apple Ta-as 10/31/2016

AN ARTIST uses his hands and mind to create new things. But, more importantly, Novereich Agustin wants his artworks to speak of his “individuality”—be it through drawing, painting, beadwork, or poetry. Here we begin to appreciate the…

The blankness

Raymund Fernandez 10/28/2015

It’s 9:30 and the story still has to take shape in his head. His head is not blank. Indeed, it is filled with too many things. It is the blank space he has to put there before…

Why form is dangerous

Raymund Fernandez 10/21/2015

In teaching young students how to draw, start by asking them to draw something, anything, without giving them any prior instructions whatsoever. Tell them to hold on to this first drawing. Teaching young people to draw changes…

The thing with lines

Raymund Fernandez 10/18/2015

He likes hotels. He is writing this at the Big Hotel in Cebu where lines are neatly arranged all about him. One gets the sense that the line was of great interest to the designers when they…

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