illustrations of richard mercado
aim high Traditional Art / 10.4 x 7.7 inches / February 2014
One day, I decided to fill up an entire 2 pages of my sketchbook and somehow all my doodles ended up meshing into this.
instruments mixed media / 5.5 by 8.5 inches/ april 2014
I had a daydream of going to an American bar with jazz people. Somehow that dream developed into this. It will be used as one of Blue Symphonyâ€™s promotional gig posters.
sketches and concept art traditional media between january to april 2014
These are some sketches of yet-to push-through comics that I did in the beginning of the year.
dog days mixed media / 5.5x8.5 inches / 11 pages / march 2014
This is a comic I made for the 6th issue of Chernila Comics which sold out during Summer Komikon 2014. Reprints will be available this coming July/August.
seasons of love
video / 3 minutes 10 seconds/ collaboration with kylah ocampo and perry devilla / march 2014
This is a actually a video/trailer we made for the song Seasons of Love from the play RENT. All illustrations are made by me.
tama na sa fanfics digital / 8.5x11 inches/ may 2014
This was an art piece I made for a friend. Too much fanfiction can lead to twitching.
nightweaver mixed media / 5.5x8.5 inches / 12 pages / collaboration with diego magallona / october 2013
This is another comic I did for Chernila comics. Diego Magallona was in charge of the story and I was in charge of the illustrations. This was on the 5th issue of Chernila and was sold in Komikon 2013 and Summer Komikon 2014.
goyong digital / 5.5x8.5 inches / 15 pages / collaboration with elise maog and jinky romero / august 2013
This was a comic I did for the thesis of Elise Maog and Jinky Romero. Itâ€™s supposed to be a learning device for children to easily understand Philippine history.
mixed media / 11 x 5.5 inches / 1 chapter/ april 2014 This is a storybook/comic which is loosely based on Philippine myths and legends. It is planned to be sold this August at Komikon Indieket.
mock cover of fa id 10.1 c digital / 8.5 x 11 inches / april 2014
This was homework for FA ID 10.1 class. I wanted to work on the essence of black and yellow which is an insanely cool aesthetic.
mock calendar digital / 8x8 inches / 13 pages may 2014 This was a project for FA ID 10.1 class. I wanted to illustrate for the calendar and I wanted to go wild with my weird fashion sense. Somehow this became the end product.
richard mercado 2014