“Sumpa Kita” was heavily influenced by the Spanish translation of "I promise you" to Sampaguita. The Sampaguita flower or Jasminum sambac is the Philippine national flower. The flower was painted with the colors of the Philippine flag to symbolize the promise of purity, fidelity, hope, love and devotion to the country.
Diyan Lang Sa Tabi
This piece is a vibrant homage to my Philippine culture. In the busy streets of the Philippines, you are guaranteed to find a street food stand with a wide variety of affordable and mouth-watering delicacies. One of these delicacies is Kwek Kwek, or boiled quailed eggs coated and deep-fried with orange batter. Categorized as one of the many famous Pinoy street foods, Kwek kwek is sold along with fish balls, squid balls, and chicken balls.
About the Artist
Daniela Lorraine Brutas, or "Raine" (16) is an aspiring classic romance novelist and contemporary artist. She is the author of Till Death Do Us Part in an Anthology Book for Ukiyoto Publishing Magkasintahan Volume V. You can find Raine at https://theyourlifeonthego.wordpress.com/ where she runs the blog Clouds&Raine–A Dreamer’s Space.