Is a Filipino based freelance artist. He does illustrations, comics, visual arts, designs and caricatures. His independent comics Baboy, Dogstyle and MLU won as Best Entry at Komikons Comics Creation Contest on 2008-2009. His Comics Mukat, Baboy and MLU also won as Best grassroot on Komikon awards, 2011.
A graduate of Industrial Education major in drafting technology, Mel uses different styles of illustrations to fit the need of clients. He can draw well traditionally and digitally on his works. Books that he illustrated are available in Amazon.com.
Mel is very active on local and some international comics conventions. He frequents Komikon and Komiket and some appearances on comics related events in the Philippines. He is also participating regulary on Biskeg Artist Collective a Pangasinan Artist group on their arts activities, mostly in the Province of Pangasinan.
Mel’s dream is to be recognized as one of the great artists in the Philippines. He is presently doing freelance works for both local and international clients. He is also collaborating with local comics creators for comics projects.
Feel free to contact Mel for commissions.