A MUSING: Life is like a cup of coffee I never ordered

Coffee: A sip or two wakes you up, but too much of it makes you palpitate. THE SIP My first sip began when I joined the workforce as a graphic designer. I enjoyed the many perks of being an employee in the government. I got to work for prominent people in our province, such as the Congressman, Governor, Vice-Governor and SB Members. The benefits, leave…

Woman Create’s First Planner of Wonders Launching [Event] 2016 Planner

356 Wonders 2016 Planner Launching Woman Create’s 2016 Planner was officially launched last November 28, 2015 at Heima Brixton, Kapitolyo. The event started with inspirational talks from amazing women in the industry of art, fashion and music. Most of the talks discussed body image, women empowerment and confidence boosts. After the talks, the planner was…

Artwork Process for Woman Create 2016 Planner

A Fateful Meeting About Art I was at the UP Town Center with Jan Castolo for an Art Bazaar. We were making an on-the-spot charcoal and watercolor portraits for free. That day, I was lucky to meet two young artistic women named Marika Callangan and Reese Lansangan who decided to drop by our booth. I…

Anime Adventure Coloring Book on Amazon

Anime Adventure Coloring Book by Ena Beleno is now available for order at Amazon. This book is great for everyone; kids, adult & teens who are in love with anime. Filled with original and hand-drawn characters. Chibi, Shoujo, Shounen, school girls/ boys, magical, & everything Kawaii, you’ll surely enjoy coloring them all. So if you are an…

Army: Blood, Sweat and Tears 방탄소년단 피 땀 눈물 BTS

BTS: SPREADING WINGS. Flying with Bangtan. What music do i listen to when painting, when i am happy or sad? I mostly listen to BTS. I was never fond of rap or hiphop but because of these seven talented dorks, i had a change of heart and ears. I’ve been supporting them since debut. Their…

MANILART 2016

MANILART 2016 Around 33 select galleries and over 600 artworks are featured at MANILART 2016. The number of paintings are overwhelming and the pool of talent was overflowing. I am an artist of color so it’s natural that i am pulled towards the colorful and detailed artworks. Hopefully next year I’ll be able to join…

Sketch to Coloring

From Sketch to Full Color Drawing – KRIA – Original Character Here is a sample of an artwork from pencil and ink (left), to full color digital version (right). With pencil or pen, we are able to sketch our ideas and concepts. These sketches serve as a guide for future color rendering.  But how do…

Amihan – Encantadia Digital Fan Art

Amihan – Encantadia Fan Art by Ena Beleno- This digital fan art was created using Samsung galaxy Note 3, using Sketchbook application. DOWNLOAD  TUTORIAL FOR FREE by visiting my PATREON PAGE  so that you can study the painting process. I hope it will be able to help you on your digital drawings. Happy Painting #DoItWithArts

Poem: Paint You

“Paint You” -ena beleno- Let me paint you, Because I’m not good with words. Let the brush strokes strike this paper, They’ll tell you what I need to say. Let the colors sing you the songs I cannot play.

Chrysanthemum Painting

Chrysanthemum is the flower of friendship. The centipede in Kalinga tattoo serves as a protection wherever you may go. While the golden feathers symbolizes freedom of choice and expression. For @melissa_fox83 Thanks for everything mars 😙 xoxo

Watercolor: I hear you but I can’t

I hear what you have to say but I can’t They: What are you painting? That? Again? Me: I’m an artist. They: What are you wearing? You are so unfashionable. Me: I’m an artist. They: You changed your hair again. It doesn’t suit you. Me: I’m an artist. It’s funny how other people question your…

Flower Series – Painting

Flower Series- Commissioned Watercolor Artworks 300 gsm high quality watercolor paper Year 2016 Chrysanthemum Delphinium Aster Alstroemeria

Joining Manila Bulletin Sketch Fest 2016

Joined Manila Bulletin SketchFest 2016.Did I win? Nope. I didn’t. More than 800 participants flocked and joined the Manila Bulletin Sketch Fest 2016 at the SM Mall of Asia, a creative way to celebrate National Heroes Day as well. Kiddie, junior, senior and exhibition categories were created. A total of 13 winners were awarded with…

Basic Korean Language Graduation

I Studied the Korean Language! It was crazy and awesome. But from the start, many were against my decision to study a new language; to study Hangul to be specific. Some told me to study French or Spanish instead. Maybe because for them, those languages are more “sosyal”. Sometimes, I get discouraged by their negative…