Mang-osan’s art has earned him numerous awards and he has been exhibiting his creations internationally since 1993. He is one of the founders and current president of the Chanum Foundation, which began in 1996, to create an artist village in the middle of Baguio City. It has become a hub for art, spreading it to larger audiences and a studio for budding artists all throughout the country.
from: Visual News
from: My Modern Met
How does he do it? He starts by sketching a design, then focuses the rays of the sun on the artwork using the magnifying glass. The process is time-consuming, requiring a ton of patience to carefully etch the darkened lines into the wood until an image is finally formed. One artwork usually takes several months to finish.
from: Lost at E Minor