It was refreshing to listen to him share his insights on abstract expressionism, the state of flow and how the process of creating often requires you to not use your mind at all. Contrary to all stereotypes, this successful entrepreneur is an artist in every right and whether or not he pursues his art full-time, he gets what he needs from it every time. And that's pretty much the point.
When we were in the early stages of building this brand, Rachel was one of the first people we knew we wanted to work with. Her taste is impeccable. Her graphic design style is reminiscent of the simpler crafts of our childhood. And her photos either make you long for nature or ache for the lack of it around you.
These are the things that make up the urban fabric and, more often than not, they go unnoticed - and yet, when photographed by someone like Gabe, these same things not only grab your attention but, they're also able to hold it long enough for you to wonder how you ever missed that beautiful detail.
Whether or not it was an intentional endeavor to develop an aesthetic reminiscent of the simpler things from our childhood, Kat Melo's works serve as visual cues to play. Maybe it's the color, maybe it's the subject matter. But almost all her illustrations remind us to take things lightly and to enjoy the little things.
Prior to building a massive online presence for her own surrealist art, as well as the works of thousands of other artists worldwide, this wonder woman has explored the art industry from many different angles.
Ketch shares what it's like to pursue her art practice away from the Manila during this still-surreal global pandemic, which is now only one of the many crazy things going on in our country and world today.