Coping with Depression

Not a day goes by that I don’t think about dying

It's 5 in the morning. Just woke up and just like yesterday, I thought of dying. It's not what you think! There's no need to call Suicide Watch on me. As if. We don't have one in the Philippines I don't think of dying as if I want to die at this moment. Since my… Continue reading Not a day goes by that I don’t think about dying

Homeschooling, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor

Book recommendations for homeschoolers who want to learn how to sketch and paint using watercolors

If you've been following this blog a while, you would know that one of the best things that came out of months of lockdown due to pandemic was the start of my journey with watercolors. All the artists I met in my journey say the same thing about their craft - it takes tremendous amount… Continue reading Book recommendations for homeschoolers who want to learn how to sketch and paint using watercolors

Local Travel

When in Manila – calesa ride while reminiscing the life of Jose Rizal, tour around Manila Ocean Park and Mall of Asia, and fireworks

Hello everyone! It's been a few weeks since my last post. I apologize for that. December smacked me on the face with work-related tasks, academe, and thesis proposal preparations. It also hit me with bad news when my aunt, mom's sister, died. December I would say is bittersweet for all of us in the family… Continue reading When in Manila – calesa ride while reminiscing the life of Jose Rizal, tour around Manila Ocean Park and Mall of Asia, and fireworks

Life, My Life in Watercolor

If money were no object, what would you do?

Today I saw one question like this posted in one of our groups in Facebook. Several people pitched in their ideas and one can tell that people would do so many things in life if money were no issue. Here are just some of the things I have in mind that I would do if… Continue reading If money were no object, what would you do?

My Life in Watercolor

I attended my first watercolor convention and I learned so much from the masters and my fellow watercolorists

If you have not been around this blog for long, you'd know that watercolor is one of the new things I learned while being stuck at home due to pandemic in 2020. I touched the brush and paints for the first time sometime August that year and wrote a blog about how it all started… Continue reading I attended my first watercolor convention and I learned so much from the masters and my fellow watercolorists

Homeschooling, My Life in Watercolor

Art and Science Class 2: What are Fossils and How to Paint an Ammonite Fossil in Watercolors

Hello! ๐Ÿ™‚ This is just a short blog to let everyone know that things are okay from my end. I have just been busy with my academic life as an MS student as well as a teaching associate. As you know, I didn't stop homeschooling my youngest son despite the demands of academia. On some… Continue reading Art and Science Class 2: What are Fossils and How to Paint an Ammonite Fossil in Watercolors

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Free homeschooling class: learn about fossils and paint a nautilus fossil using watercolors

Hello everyone. How are you doing? This is just a short blog to promote my upcoming free art and science class - the topic this time is fossils! Who likes fossils? I totally do. One of the things I dreamed about while in college taking up my bachelor's degree in Geology was to someday go… Continue reading Free homeschooling class: learn about fossils and paint a nautilus fossil using watercolors

Homeschooling

Art and Science Class for Homeschoolers

Aside from the usual DepEd curriculum, homeschoolers also get taught life skills by their own parents or other parents within homeschooling communities. If there is one thing I love about being part of homeschooling groups is that most of the parents are quite helpful and willing to lend a hand to make learning more experiential.… Continue reading Art and Science Class for Homeschoolers

Coping with Depression, Designing Jewelry, Fashion, Health, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor, Wearable Art

Van Goghing Through Life

Have you ever obsessed over someone or something in your life, it's the only thing that kept you going? I have. Not just once, but so many times. This month's obsession is Vincent Van Gogh - his life, his art, his struggles, and triumphs. Although he lived from a different time period, so far away… Continue reading Van Goghing Through Life

Geology, Local Travel

Leaving foot prints behind in Antique, Panay Island: textbook sedimentary rock formations, pristine coral reef, and friendly locals

Even to this day, I feel glad to my core that I took Geology as my college course. My work as geologist has allowed me to travel around the country and abroad. I got to set foot on different islands and observe the different types of rocks that my country is made of. I also… Continue reading Leaving foot prints behind in Antique, Panay Island: textbook sedimentary rock formations, pristine coral reef, and friendly locals