FeatureLifestyle

ARTISTS IN THE MAKING: These kids reflect true Filipino talent with extraordinary painting skills

Check out the exceptional talent of these Filipino kids that now dominate the world of art with their painting masterpieces—proving that they are the future virtuosos of creativity:

Jaeden Nicklas T. Bucton, 9 years old

According to his father Jason, Jaeden painted this without copying the image elsewhere. The entire art was made from his memory. (Photo credit: Jason Bucton)


When did you start painting: At 5 years old
Why do you love arts: It is my way of expressing my imagination and creativity. Painting/drawing is one of the activities to make me busy during this pandemic. We can’t go out, so we explore other indoor activities.

Back when he was 4 years old (Photo credit: Jason Bucton)

 

Credit: Jason Bucton
Credit: Jason Bucton

Althea Nicole Narciso, 13 years old

Photo credit: Althea Nicole Narciso


When did you start painting: At. 4 years old
Why do you love arts: I like to paint touristic spots like beaches because it keeps me busy, especially during this time

Photo credit: Althea Nicole Narciso

Jared Lorelle Jadraque

Photo credit: Jared Lorelle Jadraque


When did you start painting: At 2 years old
Why do you love art: According to his mother Jhea, painting has become his hobby ever since he found fascination drawing everything he saw on TV. He also tries to use his works to help affected OFWs through bartering the paintings in exchange for basic needs, which he donates to charity. He is aware on what is happening around and with his works, he knows that it will be a great help for others.

Photo credit: Jared Lorelle Jadraque

Raiyah Amber Lacanilao Mediodia, 10 years old

Photo credit: Alvie Mediodia

When did you start painting: At 4 years old
Why do you love art: According to her mother Alvie, she has become fond of paintings and colors ever since, wanting to spend every free time she has to enhance her skills. She also tries to help in today’s situation through a selling initiative wherein she plans to sell her paintings and use all the proceeds to provide relief assistance to distressed Filipinos in the UAE.

Photo credit: Alvie Mediodia

Josh Andrei B. Zapanta, 15 years old

Photo credit: Bernie Zapanta


When did you start painting: Since he was in the 4th grade
Why do you love art: According to his father Bernie Zapanta, it calms him down especially in situations such as this pandemic. Josh, he said, is aware of the current crisis so he tries to focus on arts instead.

Photo credit: Bernie Zapanta

Pearl Izzhi Naluz, 16 years old and Sean Althea Naluz, 10 years old

Photo credit: Sean Naluz


When did you start painting: As young as 9 and 3 years old
Why do you love art: According to their father Sean, the kids began painting when their cat went missing early this year, and they wanted to express their agony of losing their fur baby. Since then, they have been drawn to arts and craft.

Photo credit: Sean Naluz

Jamille Domingo-Marasigan

Jamille Domingo-Marasigan gathers stories on a wide array of topics, particularly on the Philippines, UAE, Saudi, and Bahrain—which are published on The Filipino Times Newspaper, The Filipino Times Website, and The Filipino Times Newsletter. She also presents the news on cam in the pre-recorded daily broadcast of The Filipino Times Newsbreak—a run-through of the most important events of the day, reaching 5,000 to 20,000 views—to deliver stories to audiences inclined to audio-visual content online. For recommendations and story pitches, you can reach her at [email protected]

Related Articles

Back to top button
Close