Mel Balatbat is a self taught artist specializing in an unconventional mixed media process. Sheet music and lyrics along with map pages, comic strips and various other background elements make up the underlay. His medium of choice is acrylic and latex with the occasional water color and aerosol sprinkled in. Blatant is a local Las Vegas artist and has become a very recognizable and influential artistic voice in the art community. Balatbat is available for commissions.