In an interview with PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal) on June 11 at GMA Network’s Studio 7, the model turned actor revealed that he’s into painting and songwriting these days.
“I paint and I write, but I don’t really show my writings to a lot of people so much,” he said.
It was in 2011 when the Faithfully star decided to try painting.
“Sometimes kasi, you have to try things in order to love them. If you don’t try something, you’ll never know if you really love anything.
“So, I decided to try to paint. I bought all the equipment and the brushes, sat down, and thought, ‘Ano ba talaga gusto ko i-paint?’
“Nothing popped into my head, so sabi ko, ‘Sige, I’ll just paint whatever my mind shows me.’
“And I started filling the canvass and iyon, that painting is now actually on my wall today, in my condo.”
His first work is a shadow image of a woman, with distinct bright red lips, set amidst a royal blue background.
We asked: "Could that be his ideal woman?"
“Hindi naman ideal, but I guess we do paint things that register on our own minds. I just thought it would be a beautiful picture of a woman, to be honest.
“The red lipstick just enhances the picture. It really comes out of it and I found it to be very beautiful.
“I’ve shown it to my friends at nagulat din sila, like, ‘You painted this? It’s beautiful!’
“Everyone I’ve shown it to have said it’s beautiful so I’m happy with it.”
Asked what he usually paints, Will answered, “Honestly, I don’t think of anything when I paint.
“I just let my hand go with the flow, mind whatever color or whatever design I choose.