Myra here. We are very privileged to welcome Mr. Kajo Baldisimo today in GatheringBooks as our featured Illustrator. We thought that since we are celebrating Monsters, Beasts, and Chimeras, we might as well ask the slayers of demons themselves to share with us their creative process. Thank you, Kajo, for taking time out from your […]
Featured Guests for September/October: Meet the Slayers of Monsters and Beasts and a Special Guest Blogger!
Myra here. We are very honoured and extremely excited to announce our featured guests this September and October in GatheringBooks. Since our bimonthly theme is on Monsters, Beasts, and Chimera: Of Spooks and Spectres, we thought it best to invite the demon-hunting team, the slayers of monsters and supernatural creatures – who else but the unparalleled Budjette […]
EDSA is a very special picture book. I have been meaning to get a copy of this while I was visiting the Philippines a few months ago but all the book stores I visited said that all their copies are sold out. And with good reason. And so I was thrilled to have received not one, […]
How did your childhood influence your decision to pursue illustration? When I was a kid, I loved improvising my own toys like clay from mud or papier mache, making bubbles from the hibiscus plant, and recycling old notebooks to make scrapbooks. Those moments of play is what I recall whenever I illustrate a scene in […]
We are very honoured to welcome our featured guests this July and August for our current bimonthly theme: Loss, Heartbreak and Coming of Age. These two are among our favourite Filipino book authors and artists, and it is really with a measure of excitement that we feature a few of their works and highlight their creative […]