Sessions Illustrated: Aral Muna, Landi Later. Back to School Review.

 Previously on Sessions Illustrated. We’ve gathered today at  Moonleaf Tea Shop on Maginhawa Street for the Back to School edition. Now you wonder, what’s with the title for this leg?

Aral Muna, Landi Later. (Translation: Study First. Fool/Flirt Around Later.)

DSC_0020 DSC_0092But before we proceed, some shots from Moonleaf. The freedom wall of post-its.

The vast selections of sweets to match your order of their famous milk tea concoctions.

DSC_0104Yes, some massive fangirling imaginings will be involved today.

For the main portion’s mechanics for this art jam are:

DSC_0087Step 1: Draw lots, you’ll be pulling out a slip with some witty catch phrase in Filipino.

DSC_0027Step 2. Write your name on the paper then pass to the person on your right.

Step 3: The person on the right will draw you in your (probable) lovestruck look. Then pass again.

DSC_0040Step 4: Once you’ve received the paper, along with the slip you’ve picked. Draw their… crush. They’ve given celebrities. LOL

Anyway, here were some of the works.

sj-siwon-vogueOne gave Siwon of Super Junior.

Here’s the end result:

DSC_0042Sana ID na lang kita. Para kapag nawala ka, alam nilang akin ka.

(Translation: I wish you were my ID, so if you go missing they’d know you’re mine.)

DO-KyungsooAnother one gave Do Kyungsoo aka D.O. of EXO

DSC_0048Sana ako na lang si Barney para “I love you, you love me…”

(Translation: I wish I was Barney so I can sing:  “I love you, you love me…”)

cumberbatchMajority requested Benedict Cumberbatch. So many Cumbercookies in the house.

DSC_0037Hieroglyphics ka ba? Matagal ka nang nakaukit sa heart ko.

(Translation: Are you made out of Hieroglyphics? You’ve been etched in my heart.)

DSC_0036Para kang utot. Tahimik pero malakas ang dating.

(Translation: You’re like gas, silent but deadly.)

What did I just translate?! OTL

DSC_0031Kailangan ko ng ruler… ‘Di ko na masukat ang pagmamahal ko sa ‘yo.

(Translation: I need a ruler, I cannot measure my love for you.)

Now you’ve witnessed such massive fangirls we are, you also can drop by the fb page to keep updated with our monthly meetings if you want to hang out & draw. Also if you want to see more blackmail photos from our previous event.


Sessions Illustrated Flores de Mayo Edition

Aftermath of the Flores de Mayo art jam at one of our favorite coffee shop Afters.

We’ll be showing off not only  snippets of pretty drawings but also some lovely flowers that the attendees brought on our rainy, Saturday session.

DSC_0041 DSC_0012A favorite order of mine, espresso & scrumptious cookies brought by our friends.

DSC_0001Aside from the usual get to know your attendee illustrator by passing your paper counter clockwise, there was some quiet time with some flower life sketching right after.

DSC_0036DSC_0037Curious? you can visit the fb page to keep updated with our monthly meetings if you want to hang out & draw.

Sessions Illustrated Flores de Mayo Edition

Sessions Illustrated Flores de Mayo Edition

Missed us? Sessions Illustrated is back so bring your pens & pencils people. Let’s draw some flowers for the month of May!

Our topic for this saturday’s session is flowers, so please don’t forget to bring one (real or not – paper, textile, plastic, sculpture etc)

Also a shout out to those who have attended before, we will be having a mini-awarding session, so I hope you guys attend to be able to get a chance to take home a small gift.

So for you doodlebugs around Manila, this Saturday, at Afters Cafe, 3:00pm — don’t forget to bring some flowers. 🙂

When Fairytales have Gone Wrong. Sessions Illustrated at Afters.

DSC_0310And here’s our Fairytale Mayhem Night at afters Espressos & Desserts

Our barista made some latte art with some BBC Sherlock, too cool to drink.

DSC_0276Obligatory coffee shot.

DSC_0275Affogato. Before.

DSC_0279Affogato. After the espresso has been poured.

DSC_0273Chocolate Molten Lava Cake

DSC_0274Ferrero Cake

DSC_0281We’ve got a special guest today, comic book artist Butch Mapa. Been a while since I’ve met some lately. Check his works out, here.

And now for the event of the night, fairytale mayhem expect the unexpected & a whole bunch of twists on your way. Here are some of the artworks created.

DSC_0316Adorably funny doodles of Disney heroines with some peculiar morsels for consumption. lol

DSC_0331A brilliant idea that spells fun, swimming in popcorn.

DSC_0294A curse within a curse within a curse… that’s like inception coming your way.

DSC_0313A love triangle with an unexpected twist.

DSC_0327Buta! that is fun. I wanna wakeboard too. 😀

DSC_0319Thank you afters for having us. We loved your space & the food. If we made you dead curious on their menu, you can get more info on their coffee shop here. As for the next activity, check out our post for more details. It’s coming up this weekend. 🙂

Sessions Illustrated at Coffee Bean Tea Leaf

DSC_0324A few moons ago,  we’ve all got together again for another Sessions Illustrated.

This one featured working as pairs wherein the concept is meant to correspond in a collaborative artwork hence the theme Penpals.

DSC_0310Warm up after some coffee & catching up with Sabrina & Meg.

DSC_0313The challenge for this session was Cats & Candies.

Here’s KC x Tinsley’s version of Kitties in a world of Sugary Sweetness. Yes, our collaborative work in progress. 😉

DSC_0315Annie & Sabrina’s version, do you see a minion in kitty form? :3

DSC_0322Bonus shot featuring Meg’s eerie yet wonderfully whimsical illustrations on post its. Itching to grab & dash a piece.