a constellation of stories - from the magical everyday mundanes to the extras in the ordinary

posts featuring projects, the a-ha moments, learnings, inspirations and frustrations as I try to navigate the creative and the not-so-creative daily life

  • Vienna Day 1

    Vienna Day 1

    The day we finally fly to Vienna and visit the EU again after 5 years. We haven’t been to Central Europe and it was about time to explore some of...

    Vienna Day 1

    The day we finally fly to Vienna and visit the EU again after 5 years. We haven’t been to Central Europe and it was about time to explore some of...

  • Stagnantly Still

    Stagnantly Still

    I oftentimes feel that I'm falling behind. It's like I'm rushing through life standing still -- feeling that I have little time left to make a dent -- which, funny enough,...

    Stagnantly Still

    I oftentimes feel that I'm falling behind. It's like I'm rushing through life standing still -- feeling that I have little time left to make a dent -- which, funny enough,...

  • Journal Introduction

    Journal Introduction

    Hi! It has been a while since I last wrote a series of paragraphs for a blog post. My very old blogger posts have long been archived, though I still...

    Journal Introduction

    Hi! It has been a while since I last wrote a series of paragraphs for a blog post. My very old blogger posts have long been archived, though I still...

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  • Becoming an Illustrator

    A series of blog posts about my journey as an illustrator (specifically becoming a picture book illustrator).

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  • Being Creative

    These are pages filled with practicing creativity - mostly being more aware and in awe with the simplicity of complexities or vice versa aka practicing being intentional on being and staying curious.

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  • Books

    A collection of books (mostly picture books). Excerpts of stories and how they inspire and make living magically bearable.

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  • Dailies

    These are tidbits and the routine of my everyday. Documenting the special mundane-ness of daily tasks, life's realities, and finding the extra in the ordinary.

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  • Stationery & Art Supplies

    Stacks of tools to explore different art medium, make art, document moments or just to add to the collection that may one day be a source of inspiration.

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  • Travels

    Snapshots and polaroids of new places and experiences.

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Journal Pages

Vienna Day 1

Vienna Day 1

The day we finally fly to Vienna and visit the EU again after 5 years. We haven’t been to Central Europe and it was about time to explore some of...

Vienna Day 1

The day we finally fly to Vienna and visit the EU again after 5 years. We haven’t been to Central Europe and it was about time to explore some of...

Stagnantly Still

Stagnantly Still

I oftentimes feel that I'm falling behind. It's like I'm rushing through life standing still -- feeling that I have little time left to make a dent -- which, funny enough,...

Stagnantly Still

I oftentimes feel that I'm falling behind. It's like I'm rushing through life standing still -- feeling that I have little time left to make a dent -- which, funny enough,...

Journal Introduction

Journal Introduction

Hi! It has been a while since I last wrote a series of paragraphs for a blog post. My very old blogger posts have long been archived, though I still...

Journal Introduction

Hi! It has been a while since I last wrote a series of paragraphs for a blog post. My very old blogger posts have long been archived, though I still...