Asia Pop Comic Con Manila 2017 was overall great! Here are some of the highlights for me: I got to meet fellow Setai Cosplayers on the first day! I even got to join on their photoshoot! I got to went around the Netflix booth with Giosdesk with ease in cosplay! Got to take a pic with Artgerm in Cosplay!
Day 2 of APCC is the busiest day of all, I hardly sat down due to the crowd of buyers. DJ Chico of the Morning Rush in RX 93.1 dropped by our booth! I gave him some free stuff, sana mabasa nya agad yung #cheesyfit.
Day 3 was also great! Meg Fernandez went to our booth and checked out our stuff. I gave her my book Lingon and a Pickle Rick sticker! I told her that I was one of the guys she taught to play MTG card game! After the event we had a nice dinner few drinks and went home. It was tiring but all worth it!
Thanks to all you bought and checked out our stuff at APCC 2017! Next year ulit!
(Filipino) Asia Pop Comic Con Talk with IKP Team. With Mel and Gioseppe talks about their experiences in the Asia Pop Comic Con 2016 at SMX Convention Center Mall of Asia. They are both part of the artist alley/Creative Circle.
I was able to get a blank cover commission yesterday at the Asia Pop Comic Con day 3. I got it as I was drawing a personal art. The rate was good and the client loved my cover. He said there will be more! I am so excited. I’ve been wanting ko draw good blank cover arts as my friends do. Quick summary of the the APCC Ph 2016! It was so far the best convention I attended the crowd was great and the venue is cool. I am looking forward for the next years event. I’m pretty sure as time goes this convention will be better and better.
This is just a quick blog entry. APCC is awesome. The first day is the chill day, got some sales, but I was still able to move arount the area and see what’s up. Day 2 is the busy day I’ve got lots of sales on prints, I was also able to sell a set of Sikami 1-3 which is really rare on these types of conventions. I was also able to sell my artbook of the inktober entries I did last year. I was also able to meet with old and new friends. I am so excited for the 3rd day tomorrow. I am going to rest early to wake up early. More updates and Pics soon.
This is my first commission for APCC it’s the Movie version Enchantress of the Suicide Squad movie. I really enjoyed drawing her. So much detail awesomeness.
There are some of the Simpsonized Cartoons I did last August. I used photoshop and Sai for these. If you need a similar commission feel free to message me.
Asia Pop Comic Con is Fast Approaching and I need to prepare for it. I may need to do some prints to sell. Original prints so I can get back what I paid for the booth. First I will do is Agent Carter.
For todays post, I am uploading my digital caricatures. Superhero and normal head to chest ones. I can still remember the clients I worked with these, well, some of them. For instance, the Superman Caricature for Carrie is my first vector superher commission. Also, the one for inidigo7 made a lot of revisions before he’s happy with the caricature. It’s really nice working with various clients and just a tip, when you find one that you can easily work with, take care of him. He may be the client that will give you a lot of work in the future. All these caricatures are done digitally using Photoshop and Paint tool SAI. Please message me for commissions.
Mel’s Daily Blog:
Yesterday at MIBF(Manila International Book Fair) I met a lot of new friends. They bought #cheesyfit Booklet and some of them commissioned me for a quick caricature. They loved it! I am planning to go back there today later in the afternoon. I just have to visit the Asia Pop Comic Con, as I learned that it’s not a yearly event in the Philippines but will go to Dubai next year.
Once again here are four of the many Simpsonized cartoons I did for Steph from France. She must have had a lot of friends! One side note, I’d love to visit France in the future, it must be really gorgeous. So Far I’ve only traveled to Singapore twice, which is my first time to ride an airplane. Anyway, please send me a message if you need a similar commission.
– Mel Casipit
Mel’s Daily short blog:
I’ve worked overtime yesterday until 2 am to give me enough time today to attend once again the MIBF. We’ll be selling comics and meeting new friends. Weekends is supposed to be the day where there are a lot of buyers and we’ll do our best to sell our stuff. I am also seriously thinking of going to APCC or Asia Pop Comic Con in the World Trade Center. It’s the first event and it would be awesome to attend such event. I think I’ll just ask Kai and Naf to go with me later in the afternoon.