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A full weekend...

My brother took out our bluetooth device so here I am disappointed that I am unable to post the pictures of my weekend. But just the same, I will upload it once my bro remembers to bring the darn device home.

Last Saturday, our company together with "Hand-On Manila" went to a Children's Center somewhere in Cubao to conduct a Mural Painting. It was fun! We were able to paint several happy pictures of children playing various sports, children basking in the warmth of their family and friends and other gigantic paintings that will entice the children to enter the doors of this institution to be taught by selfless teachers, and to share happy moments with other children. Hopefully, they will be successful in keeping children off the streets.

My office barkads were kidding me because I really can't paint within the designed areas. The mural paintings were already pre-sketched by an in-house painter and he just instructed us to what paint color goes to what area. It's just like a giant coloring book. Being slightly groggy and inherently untalented in anything that requires painting, coloring or drawing (it doesn't help that I have a slight problem with color distinction... blue, violet... looks the same to me). I will wreck a see-saw, a tree, and I will paint a background differently! I should paint the ground green. For some reason, my area turned out obviously different. I don't know why!

Maybe it's my deviant personality, I could give Da Vinci a heart attack but I can certainly put a smile to Picasso's face anytime. I will tell him, it's abstract! A play of colors! It's surrealism mixed with impressionism. Charuz! In short, I don't know what the hell I am doing. But in the end, it turned out fine! Thanks to kuya painter and a little help from my friends! Amen!

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