Worth Lodriga creates painting series on 5 Filipino Traditions

The Philippines’ Little Picasso has a new project – the Philippine Culture Series. Credits to Worth Lodriga IG.

Child prodigy Worth Lodriga, the Little Picasso of the Philippines, is creating artworks for his Philippine Culture Series on 5 Filipino traditions.

Lodriga, who has won numerous awards including two Junior Picasso’s 7-Star Artist Awards, posted on social media about the rationale of the new painting series.

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“Filipinos are known as settlers in many parts of the world. We are like the chameleon who easily adapts to different environments. But everywhere we go, we are loved and appreciated for our Filipino Culture and Traditions.”

The Little Picasso, featured in the new Promil Child television commercials with his mother Architect Wendy Lodriga, is known for championing Filipino Pride in his artwork and in international competitions.

The 9-year-old child prodigy teased in mid-April about his new project with a sneak preview into the series under “LOVE and COURTSHIP.”

“SIKAP AT TIYAGA” or “patience and perseverance” in English illustrates a man working hard for the sake of his future family. Medium: Oil Pastels. Date Completed: November 27, 2018. Credits to Worth Lodriga Facebook.
“HARANA,” a traditional form of courtship in the Philippines wherein men introduce themselves and woo women by singing underneath her window at night, shows a man serenading the love of his life. Medium: Oil Pastels.
Date Completed: November 25, 2018. Credits to Worth Lodriga Facebook.
“KABIYAK” or “spouse” in English presents a couple in love marrying each other. Medium: Oil Pastels. Date of Completion: December 5, 2018. Credits to Worth Lodriga Facebook.
“BUNGA” which means fruit, displays the pregnancy of the woman that serves as the symbol of love for a married couple. Medium : Oil Pastels. Date of Completion : January 6, 2019. Credits to Worth Lodriga Facebook.

Worth Lodriga is currently working on the 5th installment of the “Love and Courtship” series with “Mag-anak.” The “Values and Traditions” Series will be up next, according to Wendy Lodriga.

With reports from Marclee Agustin

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