I am Cj de Silva. Some might recognize me as the Promil Kid. I love to paint and illustrate. Advertising is not just a day job for me. Film, moving pictures and music are my escapes.
January 7th
3:33 PM
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Somebody in Formspring asked me to show my painting supplies. I enjoyed arranging them (Oh my OC) and taking photos. :)
Here you go, sorry it took so long! (L-R)1. Really large rug (its an old shirt actually)2. Canson XL series mix media sketchbook (I bought it in Opus Media, Vancouver)3. #35 flat nylon brush (I stole from my dad, I think he bought it in National Bookstore)4. Windsor and Newton Pocket Watercolour Set (I bought it in Opus Media, Vancouver)5. Some Windsor and Newton Tube Watercolour - my most used colors: dark brown, black 1, black 2, burnt sienna (the set was a Christmas gift from one of my titos, Al Perez)6. Plastic mixing plate (I just found it here in my room, my dad probably got it for me.)7. #5 Berkley nylon brush (You can buy this in National Bookstore)8. #1 Berkley nylon brush (You can buy this in National Bookstore)9. #00 Berkley nylon brush (You can buy this in National Bookstore)10. Windsor and Newton horse hair sable brush (Free from the Pocket set)11. Rotring Mechanical Pencil, with 2B 5.0 lead (You can buy this in National Bookstore)12. Dong-A Gel Pen (black) (You can buy this in National Bookstore)13. Pilot Ballpoint Pen (black) (You can buy this in National Bookstore)14. Faster Dust-Free Eraser (You can buy this in National Bookstore)15. Coffee underpainted watercolor paper (Watercolor paper from National Bookstore, I painted it with coffee. I usually use Great Taste or Nescafe instant coffee)16. iPad 2 (comes handy for the references!) (Birthday gift from Wincy)

Just thought of sharing this!

askcjdesilva:

Somebody in Formspring asked me to show my painting supplies. I enjoyed arranging them (Oh my OC) and taking photos. :)

Here you go, sorry it took so long! (L-R)
1. Really large rug (its an old shirt actually)
2. Canson XL series mix media sketchbook (I bought it in Opus Media, Vancouver)
3. #35 flat nylon brush (I stole from my dad, I think he bought it in National Bookstore)
4. Windsor and Newton Pocket Watercolour Set (I bought it in Opus Media, Vancouver)
5. Some Windsor and Newton Tube Watercolour - my most used colors: dark brown, black 1, black 2, burnt sienna (the set was a Christmas gift from one of my titos, Al Perez)
6. Plastic mixing plate (I just found it here in my room, my dad probably got it for me.)
7. #5 Berkley nylon brush (You can buy this in National Bookstore)
8. #1 Berkley nylon brush (You can buy this in National Bookstore)
9. #00 Berkley nylon brush (You can buy this in National Bookstore)
10. Windsor and Newton horse hair sable brush (Free from the Pocket set)
11. Rotring Mechanical Pencil, with 2B 5.0 lead (You can buy this in National Bookstore)
12. Dong-A Gel Pen (black) (You can buy this in National Bookstore)
13. Pilot Ballpoint Pen (black) (You can buy this in National Bookstore)
14. Faster Dust-Free Eraser (You can buy this in National Bookstore)
15. Coffee underpainted watercolor paper (Watercolor paper from National Bookstore, I painted it with coffee. I usually use Great Taste or Nescafe instant coffee)
16. iPad 2 (comes handy for the references!) (Birthday gift from Wincy)

Just thought of sharing this!

September 8th
4:20 PM

Here’s another work in progress of my newest painting, “Dear Prudence”.

I wanna paint more. God, I love painting now.:)