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Mystical Illustrations Made with Metallic Gel Pens

Dream Weaver

Using just metallic gel pens on the black, reverse side of an illustration board, Filipino artist John Paul “Lakan” Olivares creates incredibly detailed drawings that have a spiritual undertone. While in his earlier works, his pieces were based on the traditional, indigenous cultures of the Philippines, his later work focused more on the magical and mysterious – a tribute, if you will, to the divine world.


The Dance of Light

Metatron Rising

Crossing the Streams

Flora Fayerie



The Well of Souls

John Paul ‘Lakan' Olivares on DeviantArt

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