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CMCBJJ - Your Everday Dose of Martial Arts and the Arts

CMCBJJ - Your Everday Dose of Martial Arts and the Arts

Authored By David Tan
It’s not often you see two worlds so far apart come together in perfect unison. For Christopher Cortez, that’s what CMCBJJ is all about. This artist gets to fuse together two of the greatest things in his life - his love for the arts and passion for martial arts. Take a look down below to see how this artist managed to bring these two worlds together and create amazing artworks in the process.
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Craiglligraphy  - Art That Comes Straight From The Heart

Craiglligraphy  - Art That Comes Straight From The Heart

Authored By David Tan
Creating something that comes from your heart is never easy. You need to deep dive into who you are, confront your fears, and discover what makes you distinct from everyone else. For Keith Bueno, the outcome of that process is Craiglligraphy. Using her art as a vehicle, she gets to create and inspire people to the more beautiful side of life. Learn more about how this artist started and the kind of art she can give you.
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Didong - The Kind Of Misadventures You’d Fall In Love With

Didong - The Kind Of Misadventures You’d Fall In Love With

Authored By David Tan
It’s never easy to go on an adventure these days. While that may be true, it doesn’t mean we should limit our perspective within the four walls surrounding us. As a matter of fact, we can still go beyond what limits us and discover exciting new ways to live our lives. This is exactly the kind of art you’ll discover from Dan Darrell Ralf Guillermo and his wonderful creation - Didong. Take a look below at how he brings his art to life.
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Merchiful ships to the USA for only $5.00!

Merchiful ships to the USA for only $5.00!

Authored By David Tan
Merchiful may be based in the Philippines, but we can now ship your favorite creator's t-shirt to the U.S. for only $5.00 USD!  If you're based in the U.S., simply follow these directions to get your $5.00 shipping rate.
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Pinoy Chef Korea - Distinctly and Artistically Filipino

Pinoy Chef Korea - Distinctly and Artistically Filipino

Authored By David Tan
It’s never easy finding a new home miles away from the one you’ve grown accustomed to. You need to learn new things and work harder than the rest to survive. For Belgium Riomar Villanueva, that’s been the challenge and even more as he built a new life in South Korea. But even though that’s the case, he has never forgotten who he is and where he came from. This is how Pinoy Chef Korea was born. Now, it serves as Belgium’s wonderful way to express his art and pride as a Filipino. Discover more of his journey below.
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Gwaeth - A Unique Take On Art That Will Make You Feel Right At Home

Gwaeth - A Unique Take On Art That Will Make You Feel Right At Home

Authored By David Tan
Art doesn’t need to be complicated. In fact, it should be as simple as possible to penetrate walls and leave an impact on people. It’s meant to give a whole new meaning to life and purpose to those who have none. That’s exactly what you’ll feel when you get to see Guenivere Cortez’ work for Gwaeth. What started as a simple idea is now an artistic force to be reckoned with. Discover more about how Gwaeth came to be and how it can leave a good impression on you.
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Bluetraces - Art That Will Leave A Lasting Mark On You

Bluetraces - Art That Will Leave A Lasting Mark On You

Authored By David Tan
Art is always mean to leave a lasting mark whenever you get to see it. Whether it’s a historical painting hanging inside a museum, or something as simple as an abstract shirt design, the impact of a true work of art will always be the same. Looking at Nerie Buizon’s work for Bluetraces will also produce a similar effect, if not greater. Her designs and works of art stand out from a sea of ordinary sceneries in the world today. But don’t take our word for it. Learn more about how Bluetraces can make your everyday life more beautiful below.
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Rock-8 Clothing - A Minimalist Take On Art That Will Rock Your World

Rock-8 Clothing - A Minimalist Take On Art That Will Rock Your World

Authored By David Tan
Finding that sweet spot between minimalism and capturing someone’s attention through a design couldn’t be any harder. You have to balance those minimalist elements while captivating a person via an original piece of art at the same time. This is exactly what drives the partnership between Charles and Paul - the brains behind Rock-8 Clothing. Their combined vision has resulted to 8-Bit-inspired designs you’d be proud to wear all day. Discover more about how these two came up with Rock-8 Clothing and how they can inspire you in any way they can.
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Art Without Limits - A Resilient Vision Unleashed

Art Without Limits - A Resilient Vision Unleashed

Authored By David Tan
Going through the toughest times help shape you into the person you’re meant to be. It’s a crucible that forges you onto a path few would ever take. The same can be said for Justin Nicko Tabiongan and his journey towards Art Without Limits, or AWOL. What started as a fancy for drawing childhood heroes has now transformed into an artistic force to be reckoned with. Discover how he has risen above these challenges to create art the way he does now.
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RD Streetwear - The Art of Exceeding Expectations

RD Streetwear - The Art of Exceeding Expectations

Authored By David Tan
There’s nothing sweeter than discovering something your good at and getting better at it everyday. And what makes it better is when you get to share this discovery with the world. This is exactly what Robin De Leon’s journey has been with RD Streetwear. What started as a childhood dream is now a gateway to Robin’s creativity and artistic vision. Find out more below about how this artist has managed to rise to where he is right now.
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Loud Paintings - An Artistic Voice That Can Never Be Silenced 

Loud Paintings - An Artistic Voice That Can Never Be Silenced 

Authored By David Tan
It’s the responsibility of an artist to be the voice of creativity when everyone else chooses to be silent. Even if there are hindrances and obstacles along the way, an artist’s voice would still rise above those who would dissent. That’s what Mike Wietcha and Loud Paintings bring to the table. With a quirky take on video games, ninjas, and Martial Arts, among others, you would find a new and refreshing perspective on art that you won’t be able to dent. Find out more about how loud Mike’s art can get below.
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Kirotomo Arts - An Artistic Vision That Strikes At Your Very Core

Kirotomo Arts - An Artistic Vision That Strikes At Your Very Core

Authored By David Tan
There are moments when a seed planted in your mind would blossom into a lifelong passion. When this happens, all kinds of wonders are created and colorful dreams come to life. For Monica, this path was laid out before her as a child and she didn’t think twice about taking it. What came out of it is Kirotomo Arts - a wondrous display of Monica’s artistic growth throughout the years. Find out more about this artist and how she comes up with her creations.
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Charm Up - Taking Your Perspective of Art Towards A Charming New Level

Charm Up - Taking Your Perspective of Art Towards A Charming New Level

Authored By David Tan
It’s tough to make art when you’re going against the tide, so to speak. You’ll have to face insurmountable challenges that will test your very core as an artist. The same can’t be said about Ciara Enriquez and Charm Up. With youth on her side and an indomitable will to express herself, she sets out every day to create art that will not only be appealing to people, but most especially, to charm them as well. Discover how she makes her art by learning her journey below.
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Y ARA - A Nostalgic Fusion of Music and Art

Y ARA - A Nostalgic Fusion of Music and Art

Authored By David Tan
Dedicating your heart and soul to creating awe-inspiring designs is never easy. It involves a level of imagination and skill most people don’t possess. For Gillian Aquino and Jhay Ehidio, their artistic journey takes a different, and even more challenging approach. Their band, Y ARA, is at the center of their collaboration, producing captivating songs in the process. Their designs, meanwhile, act as an extension to their overflowing artistic passion. These two fields come together to create a union that will surely invigorate your senses. Learn more about how Gillian and Jhay’s minds work below.
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Raemastered Studio - A Traditional Tattoo-Inspired Art Journey

Raemastered Studio - A Traditional Tattoo-Inspired Art Journey

Authored By David Tan
It’s quite astonishing to know that there’s a chance for a piece of art to become better. For instance, the songs you’ve loved from decades ago can have new life infused into them through the use of modern audio post-production methods. This is the same wisdom Rae Martin Lloren applies to his art. Raemastered Studio is all about a continuous journey of artistic improvement inspired by Traditional Tattoo Art. Find out more about how this artist achieves this feat.
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Sarang Culture - A Gateway To Your Much-Needed Korean Fix

Sarang Culture - A Gateway To Your Much-Needed Korean Fix

Authored By David Tan
When someone discovers passion in something, an overflowing sense of joy and fulfillment usually follows after. Whether it's a hobby, a particular field of interest, or a simple collection, there’s bound to be an itch to know more about it. That’s how Sarang Culture has grown. What started as a love for all things Korean has evolved into an outlet of art and purpose for Cush and Madi. Find out how they strive to add value to people using their videos and merch.
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Throttle Discipline - Blazing Through Your Expectations Of What Art Should Be

Throttle Discipline - Blazing Through Your Expectations Of What Art Should Be

Authored By David Tan
It’s pretty daunting to take a leap of faith when it comes to making art. You have to face the unknown and get past all of your doubts to start making progress in this field. The same can’t be said for Jeremiah when he started Throttle Discipline. He combined a love for art, which started at a young age, and his blazing passion as a rider to come up with creations that will excite you. Find out more about how he produces his designs with the utmost skill and creativity..
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How We Make Face Masks

How We Make Face Masks

Authored By David Tan
Ever wonder how customized face masks are made? We put together this video to show you our face mask manufacturing process.  Learn how it's done, then make one for yourself!
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Merchiful's Print on Demand Hoodie

Merchiful's Print on Demand Hoodie

Authored By David Tan
Hooded sweatshirts, otherwise known as hoodies, hold a permanent place in daily wear fashion. Merchiful takes the fashion trend one step further. By using the latest in apparel printing technology, we've been able to create one of a kind full sublimation hoodies which allows your favorite artwork to be printed on the entire hoodie, including the front, back, sleeves, and hood.
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Watersong Art - A Splash of Artful Elegance

Watersong Art - A Splash of Artful Elegance

Authored By David Tan
Nowadays, it’s getting harder to see how beautiful and exciting our world is. Rather than focus our attention on what burdens us, it’s better to choose the inspiration art promises to give. This is what Lei Daniel Sarmiento’s Watersong Art does. This artist masterfully uses his medium of choice - watercolor - to create a subtle, yet elegant, form of art. What comes out of the other end are creations that will certainly take your breath away. Learn more about how Lei does it.
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