Filipino artist Elito Circa, 52, paints using his blood in his studio in Nueva Ecija province, Philippines. Photo: Reuters
Filipino artist Elito Circa, 52, paints using his blood in his studio in Nueva Ecija province, Philippines. Photo: Reuters

Philippine artist creates paintings using his own blood, aims for world record

  • Born poor with no access to art materials, Elito Circa explored different mediums including blood when he scraped himself as a boy
  • He is planning an ambitious project – to create the largest ‘blood painting’ ever on a 100-metre canvas, setting a world record

Filipino artist Elito Circa, 52, paints using his blood in his studio in Nueva Ecija province, Philippines. Photo: Reuters
Filipino artist Elito Circa, 52, paints using his blood in his studio in Nueva Ecija province, Philippines. Photo: Reuters
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