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Tangles and Curves - Art You Have Never Seen Before

Tangles and Curves - Art You Have Never Seen Before

Authored By David Tan
From simplicity comes complexity.  You might not think about it, but intricate artwork starts out with just a few simple lines.  From those simple lines, patterns begin to emerge until they start to reveal a complex, captivating art piece. This is how you can describe the artwork by Marlon Berces’ Tangles and Curves. With his meticulously detailed artwork on shirts and other merch, you'll be proud to wear his artwork that is unlike anything you've seen before.
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Camisa Grafica - The Art You Can Wear

Camisa Grafica - The Art You Can Wear

Authored By David Tan
Standing out from the crowd is not an easy thing to do. Fortunately, there’s a better way to help you do just that. Adonis V. Juano’s Camisa Grafica is filled with shirts that come to life with the use of colorful and captivating designs. Learn more about this artist and find out why these shirts should be in your closet.
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Filipino Artist Profile: Catastro Tee

Filipino Artist Profile: Catastro Tee

Authored By David Tan
Those with an affinity towards cute and witty designs may find Zsar Alanee de Asis of Catastro Tee a breath of fresh air. Her simple and fun creations may endear people to take a closer look at what this 20-year old Graphic Artist has to offer.
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Filipino Artist Profile: AsianCoffeegirl

Filipino Artist Profile: AsianCoffeegirl

Authored By Gillie Rodriguez
Meet our newest Merchiful Creator AsianCoffeeGirl, an art enthusiast focused on zentangle, psychedelic, and dark / colorful artwork.
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Filipino Artist Profile: ArtdustPH

Filipino Artist Profile: ArtdustPH

Authored By Gillie Rodriguez
I've always loved drawing as a kid, and I'm basically a self-taught artist. I used to draw in MS Paint, too! Then, I learned about Photoshop and started creating stuff digitally back in college -- banners for my Facebook profile, then eventually a design for a shirt in one of my classes. The rest is history. :)
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Filipino Artist Profile: Hiraya Isla

Filipino Artist Profile: Hiraya Isla

Authored By David Tan
HIRAYA ISLA is the creative outlet of young artists, Hiraya and Isla. This is their imagination island! Where art is turned into shirts and merch designed by kids, for kids, and kids at heart.
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Filipino Artist Profile: Aydapadi Art

Filipino Artist Profile: Aydapadi Art

Authored By Vanessa Yumul

Artists who have inspired you?

I love Van Gogh, Basquiat, Banksy, and of course Ronald Ventura.

New creator Aydapadi Art is ready to give us more pop culture-inspired and nostalgic designs. To get to know more about Ayda, read her full interview here at Merchiful blog.

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Filipino Artist Profile: Creativs

Filipino Artist Profile: Creativs

Authored By Vanessa Yumul
How did you get your start in graphic design?
The first time I got introduced to graphic design was when my high school teacher asked me to design an invitation card and t-shirt for her. To think that I only used windows applications like Microsoft Word and Publisher at the time! Read the full conversation with Creativs here at Merchiful blog.

 

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Filipino Artist Profile: UNLIMITEE

Filipino Artist Profile: UNLIMITEE

Authored By Vanessa Yumul

Meet new Merchiful creator Xeff, a very passionate man behind t-shirt brand UNLIMITEE. Expect the unexpected for he is about to make us laugh, inspire and fall in love once again through his typography designs at unlimitee.merchiful.com.

 

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Filipino Artist Profile: Tee Work Design

Filipino Artist Profile: Tee Work Design

Authored By Vanessa Yumul
Meet Archie, the genius behind Tee Work Design.  From an aspiring art student to a successful and happy man living his childhood dream, read more about Archie in his Merchiful interview here.
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Filipino Artist Profile: JBZKY Design

Filipino Artist Profile: JBZKY Design

Authored By Guia Dumancas

"Because I didn't have any proper education in graphic design, I kept pushing myself to learn everything as much I could. I took advantage of what was available online - YouTube tutorials, forums, and blogs, until I got my first job as a graphic artist."

Meet our Creator June Bryan Robiso "JBZKY Design" who is the same person behind those punny and cute characters adoring us now!
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Filipino Artist Profile: Raspencil Designs

Filipino Artist Profile: Raspencil Designs

Authored By Guia Dumancas
"I remember one time, I did a small project. I designed a PE T-shirt for a pre-school class. When I delivered the shirts, one mother took one and put it on her son, then she smiled and said, “Aba’y kaganda, parang pang-lakad na e!” (Batangueño accent). That’s fulfillment." Ala eh, did you feel that? Read the fulfilling story of our Batangueño Creator, Richard Sarsonas.
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Filipino Artist Profile: Mymy Illustrations

Filipino Artist Profile: Mymy Illustrations

Authored By Guia Dumancas

Creator Mymy Buligan reveals who helped her find her art niche!

Mymy Bulgian is a 29 year old IELTS Academic Writing Teacher from Davao City who can sketch anything she can think of. She tried many things before finally finding what she's into. Her four dogs: Hero, Echo, Yuri and Yuna have inspired and helped her find her art niche which is pet illustrations.
 
Read the story of our Creator, Mymy Buligan who found inspiration on her dogs and is now excelling in doing pet illustrations at Merchiful.
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Dogs of Instagram: Alfie the Balfie

Dogs of Instagram: Alfie the Balfie

Authored By Guia Dumancas

"Don't grow up too fast little one!! You'll always be our little girl no matter what. We love you sooo much!"

Get to know Merchiful's cuttest doggo Creator, Alfie the Balfie. This 1 year old Miniature Pinscher started to join contest to get a real bed but turned out she's into modelling and started doing so for many events. Now, Alfie started to venture on creating her own merch at Merchiful.com! Read it here!

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Esports Profile: Wanits Gaming

Esports Profile: Wanits Gaming

Authored By Guia Dumancas
Get your game on!  Meet a female gamer who turned her childhood passion of playing games into a professional gaming career. Online gamer "Wanits" is now venturing into offering her own esports jersey collection.  Read her full story here.
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Filipino Artist Profile: Curiano

Filipino Artist Profile: Curiano

Authored By Guia Dumancas
"When I graduated college, we discovered I have heart disease. I got rejected at every company I applied to and because of that, I would always feel stressed and depressed. So in order to make money, I self-studied how to do graphic design."
 
Witness how Maricris Mabingnay, one of Merchiful's Creators, fought for her passion in arts despite her heart illness.
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Filipino Artist Profile: The Good Villain

Filipino Artist Profile: The Good Villain

Authored By Guia Dumancas
"From monochromatic to colorful graphic shirt designs!" This is what Creator Carmela Tolentino promises customers will see from her new shop collection.
 
This 25 year old Computer Graphic and Design graduate has a wide range of talents, doing a variety of designs from adorable cartoons to profound surrealism. I'm sure you'll want to know more about this creative artist and her designs, so let's get straight into it.
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Filipino Artist Profile: The Sketch Artwear

Filipino Artist Profile: The Sketch Artwear

Authored By Guia Dumancas
"It feels like breathing, you know that it's essential to keep on learning. Its very satisfying to finish an artwork you put an effort to."
 
Get to know our newest Creator, Mykie Janina P. Dahildahil as she tells us how she feels when she's making sketches. This 26 years old gal from Bacolod City wil  tell her story to us and her passion for graphic designs!
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