New Self is authored by Karl Acepcion, a graduate of University of Santo Tomas where he took up Fine Arts, Major In Advertising. He worked in print publishing for almost a decade as Graphic and Art Director In-Charge with magazine titles Teen Trends (Atlas Publishing), Rock Nation, Fusion, Popsicle, Popcorn and Lollipop (Tower Publishing).
Karl's Print Publishing Background
Rock Nation Music Magazine for teens
A spread in Popsicle Music Magazine
Pictorial with Callalily
Karl's Business Process Outsourcing Background
An exhibit display he designed and had produced in Nevada, USA
After his print publishing stint, he went into business process outsourcing administrative duties for an American based in Panama with businesses in Hawaii and the US mainland. He supervised a staff of content writers and oversaw work of a staff of web designers. He also coordinated with suppliers for exhibits and print deliverable.He ventured into online content writing as a result of his BPO job and is now a certified Odesk Online Content Writer. He currently works freelance as a writer for both print and online platforms. He also designs brochures, newsletters, annual reports and logos for various clients. See some of his logo output here. As a hobby, he travels in different parts of Luzon and has recently kept online journals of his touring pursuits, including a blog called Turista Trails and a point-and-shoot photography blog called Camerasia.
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A F F I L I A T I O N S
Karl is a member of Urban Sketchers
1. We draw on location, indoors or out, capturing what we see from direct observation. 2. Our drawings tell the story of our surroundings, the places we live and where we travel. 3. Our drawings are a record of time and place. 4. We are truthful to the scenes we witness. 5. We use any kind of media and cherish our individual styles. 6. We support each other and draw together. 7. We share our drawings online. 8. We show the world, one drawing at a time.