Year 2000 was a turning point on the artist's life. When he was bitten by the art bug, and the call for creating was hard to resist. Whether to pursue his passion for the arts or be stuck to a 9-5 job. So he decided to follow his passion and that is to create beautiful artworks from papier mache. A total opposite of his carreer choice. After working for almost 7years in one of the National broadsheets THE MANILA TIMES and BANDERA. And add to that managing a restaurant for 2 years. He decided to quit his job and become a full-time artist. Looking back he has not regreted that decision of his.
When asked: Why of all the mediums, why papier mache? He answered: "Pure and simple, papier mache is a COMBINATION of ALL the mediums of art. A Fusion of the different mediums of arts, such as CARVING(WOOD), POTTERY(CLAY), SCULPTURE(STONE/METAL), and PAINTING all rolled into ONE creations. A complete package.
Drawing his inspirations to create from nature and his experiences in life to his creations. His experimentations to papier mache and combining the different method of the different mediums of arts, he was able to perfect his craft. The results are fluid depictions of his themes and pieces borne from the ordinary recycled paper art. With charismatic body of works he has managed to captivate and fascinate the admirers of his differently unique art.
Most of his works are of REPRESENTATIONAL, and of GUSTAV KLIMT, influence is very much obvious in some of his works. Theres something about LITO DOCTOR, that makes prospective buyers, curious about his works. Whenever they look at his artworks, its as if an invitation to his world and the artists imagination. Every art piece that he does tells a story of what the artist wants to impart to the onlookers. This artist has made creating fun and exciting. His fascination with images and manipulated forms, shows his artistry. Thus his works with papier mache, a medium aptly answering to the themes he adapts to his pieces. All handmade artworks, made lovingly by hand to create a one of a kind work of art. A unique art, and a feel good art. His artpieces have a touch of Asian arts, Abstract, Nature, Masks, Emotions, or depictions of Superstitious Beliefs and even the complexity about Life, are in his themes.
Offering something different and unique, this artist has found an alternative to sell his works aside from the gallery exhibits or trade fairs. He has used the internet to widen his reach to prospective art clients, both for Local and Abroad. Aside also from having done and accepting commissioned works, he has also collaborated with other artist. His also very much active in Art groups. He even has time to be an Eco-warrior and his love for Mother Nature, to preserve our planet for the future generations.
For 14years as an artist, he still aims to improve his works, giving quality and standard to each and every piece that he makes. He also makes sure that he bonds with the buyers and ensuring friendship with his clients . At 49years of age he loves what he does and still creates beautiful artworks. With his crazy imaginations his artistic cravings is boundless. And you can expect more from LITO DOCTOR. A Papier Mache artist, Self-Taught , and lover of nature.
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