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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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