Dreamscapes: The Art of Perfecto Mercado is an art-biographical book on Tarlac artist Perfecto Mercado (1950-2011). It is art history focused on a regional artist and his art. The book chronicles his pivotal life moments in relation to his art production and aims to show the beauty of his struggles as an artist and family man. Unschooled in art but full of passion, Mercado proved to himself his capacities to produce original pieces of art the quality of which can match the world’s best. The book of seven chapters and images of his art is a lesson on good values that will inspire the everyday man and more especially the struggling artist.