150 free Blued Icons

Out of boredom, I tasked my team to create a set of icons as a quick design exercise while we were in between projects. We had, of course, creative freedom to work in any style we wanted as long as the set could cater to different categories like travel, food, finance, e-commerce, etc.

The objective was to have our personal icon library instead of relying on free stock to use for our mock-ups.

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An attempt at Urban Sketching

Exactly 2 years ago, I was beginning to rekindle my love for illustration, so I had an idea of going to my beloved Binondo to take a stab at urban sketching.

The day ended with 5 to 6 pages worth of decent doodles and a stomach filled with dim sum. Sadly, it was also the last time I had the courage to sit down and put on paper the world that was right in front of me. People would often ask why I don’t sketch during my trips and I just respond with a smile and say it’s not my thang.

Since I have another big journey up ahead, I’m thinking I should have another go at it. I should, definitely. This time around I know myself more than I did back in 2015. What have I got to lose?