Coping with Depression, Life, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor

Obsessing over trees as my painting subject

Watercolor art: red lauan tree leaves and seed that I learned through EDC Binhi watercolor workshop. When I was young, trees used to terrify me. My grandparents and aunts would tell me stories about mythical creatures. Some of these mythical creatures live in trees especially old ones, I was told.. And if we hurt each… Continue reading Obsessing over trees as my painting subject

Coping with Depression, Geology, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor

I’ve deactivated my Facebook and it’s been absolute bliss

Hey everyone. I hope you are all doing fine. Sorry I had not been active on my blog this month as my schedule has been crazy. I also deactivated my Facebook due to post-election toxicity. I also had to remove "friends" on my friends' list due to political differences which I will not expound on… Continue reading I’ve deactivated my Facebook and it’s been absolute bliss

Homeschooling, My Life in Watercolor

My Birthday Gift to Our Readerships and Homeschooling Families

April is my birth month! To celebrate this month with our readerships and fellow homeschooling kids who have been painting with me, I am giving away free watercolor painting lesson every Sunday this month. Did I mention FREE? I did. Yes, free. All classes will be recorded and posted at our family's YouTube channel. Here's… Continue reading My Birthday Gift to Our Readerships and Homeschooling Families

Homeschooling, My Life in Watercolor

Paint with Me: French Lavender Macarons – A Watercolor Beginner Lesson

Hello everyone! This is just a short announcement regarding my newly uploaded step-by-step painting demo in my YouTube channel. If you love what you see in this website so far, do visit my channel, give me a thumbs up or comment where allowed (videos designed for kids don't allow comments). I would love to see… Continue reading Paint with Me: French Lavender Macarons – A Watercolor Beginner Lesson

Homeschooling, My Life in Watercolor, Shopping

Affordable Art Materials for Watercolor Painting and Where to Get Them in the Philippines

I once had a person comment on our family YouTube channel about how it was wrong of me to advise beginners can use cheap watercolor paints initially for practice. The person actually raised excellent points. I agreed wholeheartedly because as a watercolor newbie myself, I had a hard time transitioning from watercolor cakes to artist… Continue reading Affordable Art Materials for Watercolor Painting and Where to Get Them in the Philippines

Homeschooling, Local Travel, Shopping

Our First Trip to Boracay Island, Philippines

The island of Boracay is famous for its powdery white sand beach. This photos was taken at Piknikan where we had lunch during our island hopping tour. Tourism in the Philippines is now slowly booming with majority of the islands in the country already opening its doors to local and foreign tourists. Travel requirements have… Continue reading Our First Trip to Boracay Island, Philippines

Fashion, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor, Recycling, Wearable Art

My Current Bag Painting Fever

Hello my dear readerships. There's something about me that you might find surprising. I never liked hand bags or shoulder bags. I prefer carrying my stuff in a backpack, a messenger bag or a laptop bag. I have a few backpacks, one messenger bag (bought second hand), and a laptop bag which I got for… Continue reading My Current Bag Painting Fever

Homeschooling

Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights January 2022

January definitely was one for the books. The start of the year was scary for us simply because we came back to Manila from our Bicol trip while Omicron virus was wreaking havoc in Metro Manila. We wanted to stay in Bicol where there were no reported case of COVID but we had to come… Continue reading Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights January 2022

Homeschooling, My Life in Watercolor

Paint Harry Potter with Me and the Busy Months Ahead

Hello, my dear readerships. If you noticed, I haven't written much these past few weeks. I was away for two weeks for the much needed holiday break last month and my January was jampacked with my teaching responsibilities such as review of my students' performance tasks and grading. I am also mentally and physically preparing… Continue reading Paint Harry Potter with Me and the Busy Months Ahead

Homeschooling, Local Travel

Live in a Nipa Hut, Learn to Surf, and Eat Fresh Farm Produce at Lola Sayong Eco-SurFarm

Lola Sayong Eco-SurFarm is a surf camp positioned along the coastline of Barangay Buenavista, Gubat, Province of Sorsogon, at the southeastern region of Luzon, Philippines. To reach the place if you're taking public transport from Metro Manila is by taking a bus going to Gubat, Sorsogon and from the bus station, one can hire a… Continue reading Live in a Nipa Hut, Learn to Surf, and Eat Fresh Farm Produce at Lola Sayong Eco-SurFarm