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Create Your Masterpiece: Busy Hands, Cymplified!

Proverbs 10:4 (NIV) 4 Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth. Ecclesiastes 11:6 (NIV) 6 Sow your seed in the morning, and at evening let your hands not be idle, for you do not know which will succeed, whether this or that, or whether both will do equally well. “Always be creating!” That is letterer Abbey Sy’s motto, I believe. …

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How Life Is Like A Watercolor, Cymplified!

Life is like a watercolor. The process of painting a watercolor is like living. How? Gather our materials. Pencil, eraser, paper, paintbrushes, glass or jar of water, palette, watercolor paint, scratch paper and tissue paper. In life: We are equipped with these “materials” to make the kind of “watercolor painting” or life we want. Sketch our picture. Maybe even recreate …

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All You Want to Know About the Bible in Pop Culturecapture your moments, collect your memories, create your masterpieces

All You Want to Know About the Bible in Pop Culture by Kevin Harvey, Cymplified!

One has to be updated on all Hollywood movies, TV series and popular music to be able to relate with and appreciate this book. Unfortunately, I am not. Therefore, it was difficult to finish this book. Even if there were synopses and brief descriptions, the details were important to be able to make the connection with the Bible. All You …

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Learning Basic Calligraphy From Cher, Cymplified!

Calligraphy is so popular these days. There are even fonts being made out of calligraphy. It’s different from the Chinese calligraphy that I learned in high school, though. The calligraphy that people over at Instagram do is the art of decorative handwriting. It’s the way one writes a certain letter which makes it beautiful, a work of art in itself. I …

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Plans Unplanned, Cymplified!

Prior to leaving for Singapore last April, I planned a few things I will do to feed my creative craving. Inspired by the artist @abbeysy‘s travel journal filled with lettering and doodles, I plotted an insertion of these activities into our tour itinerary BEFORE the cruise, so I could leisurely paint on the deck: Visit Art Friend in Bras Basah Complex. Buy …

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Googly Gooeys Watercolor & Lettering Workshop, Cymplified!

I have been commenting on and following the blog of Googly Gooeys since… I don’t know when. I always find it amusing, light-hearted and I could relate with most of the topics. The colorful cartoons the creator Tippy illustrates make me crack a smile or giggle silently. If I laugh too loud, my children would peer into my screen and …

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