Love Your Own (Traditional Filipino Activities)

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  • Smile, the inflight magazine of Cebu Pacific Air, ran an article on indigenous Filipino crafts and activities that readers can learn while reconnecting with one's heritage. The magazine wanted a handmade feel to the illustrations, so I opted for pencil for the base drawings.

    Read the article here.
  • This instrument is called a kutyapi. A traditional stringed instrument that almost looks like a guitar.
  • The traditional Filipino martial art known as arnis uses sticks and even bladed weapons in fighting. In recent years, it has become popular in a lot of Hollywood fight scenes.
  • The traditional Filipino way of preparing a chocolate drink (or tsokolate) is through the batirol.¬†
  • An ancient Filipino tribe known as the Mangyan, have been known to practice the craft of writing their script along¬†bamboo rods.
  • This is an example of a traditional loom, with its patterns being woven by hand.