Saturday was a good day.

It was the last day of my Module 1 Nihongo class. Which meant final exams, both written (no biggie) and oral (In the form of a skit. Kill me now).

I think I did rather well on the whole, except the skit had me nervous as fuck but it wasn’t so bad once we started. I also  finally figured out a way to pronounce the nasal  ン/ん without sounding like a chipmunk. It instead makes me sound like a Sailor Moon villain, which I don’t really mind hahaha. Our final grades will be emailed to us. Hopefully soon because I’m dying of curiosity here.

Almost-complete class photo. (^v^)
Almost-complete class photo. (^v^)

Later that evening, Pallon, Meryl and I went to Whitespace for the CARA’s “Petproject” Fundraiser. I was looking forward to taking a proper photo of my piece but was greeted by an empty wall.

Because MY PAINTING GOT SOLD! I just sold my first painting AAKSJDHSSKDJFH! *Pats self on back.* ☆*:.。. o(≧▽≦)o .。.:*☆

All bubble-wrapped and ready to go! (^v^)

I’m still kinda stoked. You’ll have to forgive my spazzing.

In the Quiet Sea [静かの海で]

In the Quiet Sea  [静かの海で], 2.6' x 4', 2012, Acrylic & varnish on wood
In the Quiet Sea [静かの海で], 2.6′ x 4′, 2012, Acrylic on wood
Horrible edit of a horribly-lit photo. Really need to take a proper photo of it. 😦

I was re-watching a lot of  L’Arc~en~Ciel concerts and music videos from the 90’s while working on this painting, so it seemed fitting to name it after one of my favourite L’Arc songs from that era.

I was originally going to entitle it, “The Fisherman’s Wife” as a nod to Hokusai’s “The Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife“, but since this was for a pet-themed exhibit, it seemed in bad taste. HAHAHAHA.

Anyway, this painting will be part of Pet Project, a fundraiser for CARA (Compassion and Responsibilty for Animals) Welfare Philippines. The event will be held at Whitespace (Pasong Tamo Extension, Makati) on November 17, 2012.

More information about the paintings for sale and the event itself on the Pet Project website or the Facebook Event Page.