Pope Castro, a Fine Arts student from Far Eastern University-Manila, does captivating murals.
Mixed Media on Board Calm me. Heal me. Help me.
Acrylic on Canvas It was raised domesticated, but innately untamed. It ran away from the farm where food was abundant, leaving its part in the food chain. Beneath the forest, he got lost and will never be seen again. Is getting out of your comfort zone the right way?
Graphite on Board Born neglecting the rules of man, he murdered, lied, stole, and committed heinous crimes. None of them filled the void inside him though. He tried ending his life and met God. And God said to him, “I shall give you the gift of pain, but not the gift of death.
Pen and Ink on Board A king wishes to get all the land he sets his foot in. He ventures into the unknown, but he returns wounded and torn. In his castle, he's glad to be wearing the crown that he owns. This is my depiction of a man's greed for worldly things only to realize that wealth and contentment is in his home.
Watercolor on Board I love the euphoria of every success. However, everything is temporary; success will end in due time. A healthy ripe fruit is a great illustration of what success is to me, relish its sweet taste while it lasts.
Oil on Canvas The street children in the Philippines are increasing in numbers each day. For that reason, we're becoming indifferent to their plight and our compassion on them has been fleeting as well. Are these children so used to starving or are we so used to seeing them immersed in poverty?
I dedicate this portrait to every responsible guardian whose goal is to see their children acquire a college diploma despite of all the hardships and sacrifices.