Arlene Sy
Art + Illustration

Journal

My journey as an artist chronicled in life events, thoughts, and musings.

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Sample Room Packaging Design (2014)

It's here, it's here! My brand collaboration with Sample Room is out, and I'm just gushing with happiness over how the final product looks! The output--a special edition pouch for Sample Room's exclusive premium brand launches--turned out exactly the way we envisioned: an illustrated room scene combining elements of a chic living room and beauty boutique. Rendered in pastel hues and evoking girly, shabby-chic style, this bag carried the beauty brand's personality.

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Denise Veronica

I worked on a watercolor portrait last week. It's been a while since I got commissioned for one. Portraits are still one of my most favorite things to do. I'm usually open for these commissions, and I truly, wholeheartedly enjoy doing them! Denise emailed me a couple of weeks ago (thanks to Alexis of Ink Scribbler for the referral!). She was going to celebrate her 18th birthday soon and wanted an invitation with a portrait on the main card.

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WIP

I mentioned about working on a brand illustration project a while back. The work is for a beauty brand, and their brief was to create a watercolor illustration of a room filled with beauty products, to be applied on one of their packaging. After coming up with a solid concept and sketches, my client and I agreed on the final execution, and I proceeded with the colors (always my favorite part of any watercolor illustration project!). After working out some kinks, I was able to finish the full, painted illustration last week.

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Diego

I first heard Diego's voice months before meeting him in person. I'd overhear some of the Skype business calls he, Pam, and my husband had before he flew back home to Manila. He'd spent the last couple of years completing his master's degree at Simon Fraser University in Canada. Together with Birdie and Pam, Diego was now coming on board as one of Curiosity's co-founders.

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