My new book: Sulat ng Kaluluwa (Writing of the Soul) launch Oct 11

Sulat ng Kaluluwa I’m proud to announce the release of my 2nd book, Sulat ng Kaluluwa (Writing of the Soul) officially launching on October 11, 2013 at the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco, California, USA 6:30PM to 9PM. Here’s a link to the Facebook event.

Sulat ng Kaluluwa (Writing of the Soul) is the 2nd book by Ancient Philippine Calligraphy (Baybayin) Artist, Kristian Kabuay. The book features over 50 images of artwork and accompanying stories written by people from around the world. The concept was for each person to provide a word or name and write what it means to them. From the word and story, Kristian created the art.

The pre-sale with early bird pricing and specials is starting NOW at SulatngKaluluwa.com/buy that will lead you to the Kickstarter campaign.

The specials are as follows:

#1 $5 – eBook in PDF format (no crappy DRM)

#2 $13 – Early bird pricing for ebook + 1 book. Includes shipping to the USA. The book will retail for $14.99 starting October 11.

#3 $25 – eBook+ 1 book + a name or word in the Philippine script on 5×7 watercolor paper. Includes shipping to the USA.

#4 $50 – eBook + 1 book + a word or name in the Philippine script on 5×7 watercolor paper a + Baybayin snapback hat. Includes shipping to the USA.

Delivery will be late October

Lecture: An Introduction to Baybayin

As part of the Kalayaan 2012 celebration week, I’ll be at the Philippine Consulate in San Francisco giving a lecture on Baybayin.

Lecture topics:
– Script basics
– Theories
– Fil-Am movement
– Philippine movement
– Baybayin for Cultural Identity, Preservation and Promotion for Economic Gain

Philippine Consulate Social Hall
447 Sutter St.
San Francisco, CA 94108

Friday, June 15, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

FREE admission

Please RSVP here