It is usually never a surprise to find Roa’s hands marked by pencils, pens, markers, and paints after an intense writing or drawing session. Ever since she was a child, Roa has
known she wanted to convey stories through written works and connected forms. While storytelling was something that came naturally to her, Roa had to experiment with a
bunch of mediums to cultivate her own art style and—ultimately—teach herself how to draw. Inspired by books, anime, and a multicultural environment, Roa has mastered critical thinking and traditional
art (and a slight obsession over characters and pretty things). She hopes to publish her own books, as time passes, and to open up her own studio (or at least get her own TV series off of the ground). Roa has recently gotten into digital art, and though it drives her crazy in its lack of physicality, she hopes to improve in the medium as time passes by. She also hopes to gain more technical skills in softwares that aren't Photoshop, though she has an obnoxious preference for the program. Another thing she hopes to gain is work experience, as she progresses in her digital career and can hopefully produce competent content.
This particular piece was done in art class, on gray-toned paper, and with compressed charcoal. I later cropped and filtered the piece in Photoshop, to make it look a little watery. Nevertheless, this piece played with Gothic architecture and played with an abstractness that rooted from my ongoing art hiatus.
This piece was originally done in PrismacoIors, and was the first time I truly utilized them. Nevertheless, I played with the piece in Photoshop, in the end, to create a geometric and abstract look. This piece is more about the pose, which is supposed to mimic that of a marionette.
This piece was originally a zentangle done in permanent marker. I later played with the piece, in Photoshop, to revamp the look and experiment with the suturing of traditional and digital art. The scene is supposed to depict motifs of the European and Salem witch trials, in a hectic sense.