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Lakandiwa

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My Bio

I am an arts educator, specializing in life. I am a painter, whose colors reflect my spiritual beauty. I am an activist, whose advocacy is living. I am a businessman, whose trades in inspiration and hope.


Current Residence: Quezon City and Cebu City, Philippines

Favourite genre of music: Classic Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Ethnic Fusion, Jazz, and Classical Music

Favourite photographer: Ansel Adams, Alison Jackson, Gregory Colbert, Helmut Newton, Karin Rosenthal, Howard Schatz

Favourite style of art: Flying Crane

Operating System: Organic

Shell of choice: Conch

Wallpaper of choice: Pin Stripes

Skin of choice: Healthy Tan

Favourite cartoon character: Homer Simpson, Necron 99 (Wizards), Ranma Saotome, Shōtarō Kaneda (Akira), Psychedellic Yogi in the old Sesame Street

Personal Quote: The only ugly thing you'll experience is something you can't learn from


Favourite Visual Artist
Picasso, Theo Jansen, Marcel Duchamp, Claes Oldenberg, Frank Frazetta, Alfons Mucha
Favourite Movies
The Godfather, Blade Runner, Spirited Away, Blues Brothers, Prospero's Books, Akira, Big Trouble in Little China
Favourite TV Shows
Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Death Note
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Led Zeppelin, The Cult, Jimmi Hendrix, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, Rage Against the Machine
Favourite Books
Encyclopedia Britannica
Favourite Writers
no fiction: anything on arts, culture, ancient civilization, and society
Favourite Games
Soccer, Boxing
Favourite Gaming Platform
1st Place
Tools of the Trade
Myself
Other Interests
Life and Beauty
Ladies and Gentlemen, This is the first time I have asked for help via Social Media. I am looking for commissions. I have done personal meditation mandalas, in the past. Please PM me if you or if you have a friend who is interested. Final agreed pric...
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I just found the grimoire in a very interesting shop outside the walls of the Vatican, in Rome, Italy. Covered in real leather and filled with around 300 blank pages of handmade parchment paper, I am very excited to turn this into a work of art.
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Some answers to some questions regarding my art My gratitude to all my 'watchers' as well as to all of you have given my works a 'favorite'. In the course of time, many of you have written me and asked some questions regarding my art and my life. I have answered all of them, but individually. Now I wish to share all these to the rest of you. 1.  What is your medium? Metallic gel pen on the black (reverse) side of illustration board The brand I use is Dong-A, a Korean brand that is available here in the Philippines. It is the only one with metallic colors, other brands have glitter pens. Unfortunately, there are only seven colors available
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You have some really synchronistic art, very beautiful as well.

Thank you very much


I was in a sort of trance when I did many of my works, as I knew these would have messages that would resonate more to some viewers that what I felt it would mean to myself

Hi! matanong ko lang po about mythology; can we safely assume the entity "Diwata" is our version of celestial maidens/apsara?

Diwata is a term derived from the Hindu term Daeva or god. The term in both Filipino and Hindu context can be used for male or female gods. However, the feminization of the Diwata grew from the adopting of local female gods into nature spirits during the Spanish era. Example is the goddess Makiling became Maria Makiling. The concept of nature gods are now nature spirits, such as the European fairies, spites, pixies and nixes. Modern translations of Diwata have further enforced the feminine imagery.

he was talking to me, not you.

Happy Birthday.