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Guia Ty
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
I eat and drink watercolor.
  • Mood: Distressed
  • Drinking: Water
The past month I was successful in selling a few of my works to raise funds for my moms medical needs. Because I needed money fast, I locally sold selected 2014 works for Php 1000.00 (Philippine Peso, equivalent to around $25). I also sold some works at their regular prices and they are now in Malaysia and Italy. I'm very thankful for the help I received on Facebook, I barely have 150 friends and they simply shared my post and it reached a lot of people. I did have a few bad experiences in the process, some people do not understand that watercolor is done mainly on paper and rarely on canvas.  Some people complain that it was too expensive, which made my heart terribly sink. To own an original painting at the price of a whole, let's say Yellowcab or Sbarro, pizza and not appreciate it's uniqueness and the days it took to make such work. *sigh* I did wish I was damn rich so I won't have to sell off my works. After the sixth person who inquired but only messed around with me, I deleted my post. I already earned what I needed. I did have a few extra amounts to buy the papers I needed. But the whole process made me so sad.

Everytime I went to the courier service (a DHL partner) my heart sinks. I carefully pack each painting: using clean sheets of paper so they won't stain one another, having a board behind the pack so no one would be able to fold even at the corners, and I still use colorful tissue wrap even if it'll be in an envelope. I also add a small note to personally thank the person who was so kind to take an interest in my work and buy it. It was a personal touch, the smallest thing I could do to express gratitude.

It's nearing the middle of the year and I am sure I won't be able to go back to school anymore, and finish my thesis. I've done my crying over that. I must find a real job real soon, or else by (maybe) next year, we'd really go hungry because my mom's office is (until now) not even making a move for her medical insurance and social security benefits.

I do hope when I sell my works again, someone would take interest. It's the only way I am able to continue my craft and at the same time provide for what we need at home. Sometimes I wish I had a brother or sister to help me out and not feel as if every single responsibility is on my shoulders. My birthday is nearing and the pressure to be more 'adult-like' and 'mature' is so heavy. I guess that's why some adults rarely smile, because when you think about life - if you smile you are one lucky soul, but if you have a blank face it means you are experiencing life to the fullest.


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kittypookazoo Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I just found you, and you are one of my new favorites! Your work is sooo lovely... <3 It's dreamy and gorgeous. Thanks for making art!
caddman Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015  Professional General Artist
  ...I hear its your birthday and want to to wish Have a great one...:iconcakelickplz::party:
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TheEvilOvelords Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015
Deviant says it's your birthday, so...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY~~!!! birthday cake Birthday Glomp emoticon Free Birthday Icon 

Amy & Kiara a.k.a. The Evil Ovelords
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XxSwaggerEmoBoyxX Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday
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FractalMonster Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015
:iconbouquetplz: :iconcakeplz: :iconhappybirthdaysignplz: :iconseikiunne11: :iconhappybirthdaysignplz: :iconcakeplz: :iconbouquetplz:
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goddessandmcmanus Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015   Traditional Artist
Thanks for the faves and comments. I really like your work.
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TheEvilOvelords Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015
Hellu, I don't think you and I talk as often as you talk with Kiara, but thanks for the fav :huggle:

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Natashas-Artworks Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for the fave! love your art!
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Chibi-Redhead Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks for all the favs!
LuckySpirit14 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015
Thank you for the FAV!!Heart Heart :D (Big Grin) 
LordessSkadi Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the favorites!
It means a lot to me, really.

Can you also help me by supporting my facebook page?…
It would be really appreciated! <3

Thank you again! ;)
Nakayoshi-Takashima Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for your favourite! =D
skylite-compass Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the watch!
Kluste Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hi! :wave: thank you so much for the :+fav:! ^___^
Monimou68 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Hi 先生~

i want ant to say thanks again for your support. Without all those tips,I wouldn't even still be here right now. I'm so happy now that I could hug you. I am grateful for you. Thank you so much,Guia-Sensei. I will keep in touch!

a fellow friend,
Satoma Monimou.
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