National Children’s Book Day, rescheduled

10559870_1510489322500293_2275358592115845980_nSo last week’s NCBD celebration was postponed due to the typhoon, and I feel delinquent that I’m posting about the new date only NOW, as in the night before the event. I’m sorry! But! It’s finally happening tomorrow! Same time and place (9 AM – 5 PM at Museo Pambata right beside the US Embassy along Roxas Blvd.) 

Publishers, writers, illustrators, students, parents, and book lovers galore will be there and I hope you can join us! :) 

Belated happy National Children’s Book Day! 

 

whereabouts

I’ve decided to close my personal Facebook account soon, and I made a Page instead for posting my work and updating everyone. Lately, I’ve been finding Facebook already too crowded for my taste and also distracting, and then this morning I read this and I knew it was time to go.

So! Check out facebook.com/FranAlvarezPH and click Like so we can still keep in touch!

 


 

In other news, here are some upcoming events I will be part of.

NCBD-2014July 15
National Children’s Book Day 2014

You can check the schedule of events here or on the PBBY Facebook page. I will be there with my fellow Ang Ilustrador ng Kabataan members! We’ll be having a booth to sell artworks and other goodies. Bring your kids, family members, students, neighbors, and say hello!

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July 19-20
10A Alabama Handmade Arts and Crafts Fair
posters by Inky Livie

The much-awaited 10A Alabama Arts and Crafts Fair is here again! I’ll be there on both days with Speculiars. I wasn’t able to attend the last one so I’m really excited about this. I’ll be selling handmade necklaces, art prints and postcards, notebooks, and stickers. My friends have some awesome line-ups as well, check out our Facebook page to see them!


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And lastly, something I made for last weekend’s Manila Bulletin Ang INK Corner. However, we just got word that they cancelled our spot already, and I wasn’t able to buy a copy of the paper on Saturday so I don’t know if this got published. But here it is anyway! It’s a reinterpretation of a previous artwork that also involves an umbrella growing out of the ground.

What I like about making stamp prints is that I work faster with them than with watercolors. It’s perfect for whenever I get in the mood but only have a small amount of time to indulge myself to doodle. I also don’t mind making mistakes with them, as opposed to my watercolor work which I like to be clean and almost calculated.

Yes so there, I hope everyone’s happily busy with projects also. What have you been up to? :)