Ateneo's Rex Intal (finally) sketches girlfriend Therese Gaston
ABS-CBN Sports on Feb 15, 2016 11:39 PM
Here’s a reason why they probably make the most thoughtful UAAP volleyball couple ever! (Photo taken from Intal's Instagram account: @rexintal)
For Valentine’s Day last Sunday, Ateneo men’s volleyball team star player Rex Intal took his pencil out to finally do a sketch of his girlfriend, Lady Eagles’ Therese Gaston. Why is this news, you say? Well, even though he’s done drawings of “iba-ibang girls” in the past including his mom, graphic student Intal used to say he’s always had a hard time portraying Gaston for the most inexplicable reasons
But that obviously changed—just recently.
“I stopped drawing kasi for a while. Siguro, medyo busy na ako or I use my free time for something else,” Intals confides to ABS-CBN Sports.
“Then on our month-sary (last January 25), she gave me a sketchpad that says, ‘The saddest thing in life is wasted talent. You are very talented and I will support you no matter what.’”
The thoughtfulness behind the gift inevitably “lit” Intal’s passion anew.
“It inspired me to draw,” he says. “And that’s my first drawing in the sketchpad.”
Fans of Intal and Gaston, of course, couldn’t help but go crazy once the volleyball hero posted the final sketch on his Instagram account. The photo has garnered more than 5,000 likes as of publishing time.
Dope move, Rex!