Wednesday, December 31, 2008

a lookback, a step forward & a warm welcome to...

Another year's about to pass in a few hours...I am looking forward to the new year hoping it'll bring me something better after what damage this year's done. But as the hours count down & 2009 draws near, I'm a lil scared. Scared of what's to come, the unknown.

The past few days I've been playing with thoughts of how next year could I'm going to plan it. But the thing is, as much as you plan for something, almost always somewhere something will go wrong. Something goes off track. So i sit here watching the sunrise having yogurt with frozen blueberries and penning my thoughts and contemplating about the new year...

You know the things you want ( which everyone appropriately names as their list of resolutions, I'm renaming it my "want list") that you list down...well I've got a few things that I want for me, my life this new year( after much "cleaning bug ridding" with my trusty " Procras-ticide" spray...

-> I want to be happy.
-> I want a new life.
-> I want to get all the things I've listed on my " to get soon list" lol ( all the darn lists. How's that different from the want list? well, the "to get soon list" is doable pretty easily.)
-> I want to be able to figure how to get started with accessing my messenger through my phone!
-> I want to be within 1m of that special someone. 
-> I want to be somewhere with 4 seasons.
-> I want out of SG.
-> I want that coveted advertising job darn it! (excuse me)
-> this is not a doable want but who cares: I want the recession to disappear.

Look, I could go on forever & ever til death of my fingers do I part... But, I need change yet I crave familiarity. Oh the irony. I'm glad 2008 came & went cuz it brought me someone I hold close to my heart, someone I could be plain me with, someone who feels what I feel, someone who knows me better than I do myself. With that one, I know i'll be safe & things will be okay. 2008 too brought me more independence, self-assurance , discovery & enlightenments? lol. 

As for 2009...I really hope it's a much better year for me all around as well as for all those I keep in heart & mind. What better way to kick off 2009 than for me to be introducing "MyriadMedia" or plain " myriad" for short. Myriad meet world, world meet Myriad. Myriad is my work identity & under Myriad is "C.MY.S" ( pronounced as such :P but stands for collectmyshoes) & "C.MY.T" (collectmytee). 

do visit & bookmark --> MyriadMedia over at

Here's wishing all my visitors a great year ahead & more! 
( to be continued)

season's greetings 2008!

 (<---that's a sketch i started on days ago, the type could've been done a whole lot better :P excuse me)

hey so before 2008 ends, here's a couple of snapshots of some work that's been a pencil smudge on across my nose, covering my desk, hiding in my bag in between the pages of my moleskin...
The "gluttony" artwork was originally a sketch i did that i touched up on the computer with the ever trusty tablet. The piece next to it was for an editorial spread...i loved giving the art direction :)==> " OFF with their heads", make em paint splatters :P lol ( just in case my eyes aren't playing tricks on me...the colors are wrong. Possibly cuz of my file type rofl) Anyhow...

The 2 above are pieces I extracted from a typographic poster I did that tells a story about 1 portion of my life this year. Looking back at 2008, it's really been quite something. So many changes, so many things that are new, so many people & things that have came & went. If i had a choice, I'm in 2 minds about completely erasing this year from the history of my 21 years of living.  I'm grateful I survived it to say the least. I'm looking forward to the new year in hope that it brings me a whole bag of goodies. *fingers & toes crossed* 

&... Last but not least, the above is just my concept sketch in progress for 1 of the 5 canvases i'm doing for an art exhibition in NY early next year. I'll make a future post with all 5 completed canvases, all of which are on sale ( prices aren't out yet cuz I'm still working on it LOL). Interested parties are more than welcomed to begin placing bids on the pieces after I put shots up of the canvases. Because I started out with shoe customizing... some of the pieces will revolve around shoe designs & their inspirations. So a note to all Sneaker Freaks... don't miss out on owning a piece of this super kick ass works of design. 
(ps: all canvases can be translated by yours truly into real dope sneaker customizations, email me with any questions about anything :)) 

XX peace out XX

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

dear blogger, how you've missed me..

Dear blogger,

I know I've left you hanging for a bit..Yes I'm sure you miss me..(muahaha):P I've been meaning to write to you but my life's been on overdrive. There have been some lil things going on of which I'll be soon updating you on in the next post or something because I'm such a "neat freak", a different topic's for a different post! get it? To each it's own place. LOL (i sound like i've got obsessive compulsive disorder) That aside, I just thought I'd bring my ever lovely fingers to come linger & dance on the very buttons that send you something every once in a while &! while doing so..LOOK at what I found...

How kickass is that?! Who'd go through the trouble to shave off the gloss paint on every pencil so the wood's absorbent enough to hold on to that piece of artwork? I love the idea of mixing media but this one..though a really simple drawing, has something fairytale like about it' Lovely, really. Not everything needs maximalism.

Toodles xxx


Shoes (flower gfx)PingLanIn Progress


1. Shoes(Original CMYS)CMYTPromo!: Made to promote! Email me NOW! Auctioned at charity.
2. Shoes(Maaad Fresh)SuzySold: Another happy client
3. Shoes(Feast your eyes)JamieSold: Another happy client
4. Flip Flops(More than just lines)SeanSold: Another happy client
5. Shoes(Retro Pair)CMYTPromo!: Made to promote! Email me NOW! Wearing it myself.
6. Shoes(Waves at Kanagawa, redone)JamieSold: Another happy client
7. Shoes(Feast your eyes)JamiePromo!: Made to promote! Email me NOW! Gift for Jamie.
8. Shoes(Color me PINK)PingLanSold: Another happy client
9. Shoes(Fluidty)KamalSold: Another happy client
10. Shoes(Fluidity 2 water lines)TimothySold: Another happy client
11. Shoes(Safari)JoelSold: Another happy client
12. Shoes(It's all bone)Luis.S.Sold: Another happy client
13. Shoes(B/G print Grrroovy)FabianSold: Another happy client
14. Flip Flops(Pink Flips!)StieneSold: Another happy client
15. Shoes(L'Arte non e mai...)CMYTPromo!: Made to promote! Email me NOW!
16. Flip Flops(Zebra admiration)Sam L.Sold: Another happy client

Status explanation:
  • In Progress: Being worked on until finished (first in list)
  • NOT Paid: Still waiting to be paid
  • Sold: Another happy client
  • For Sale: Buy them now! Email me NOW!
  • On Hold: Waiting...
  • Promo!: Made to promote! Email me NOW!

  • Note: CMYT can't be held liable for using the wrong colors
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