For my kids' generation, learning a new skill is so much more accessible now than it was during my time. It's normal for kids now to learn a skill or two during summer break. Some of the families I know have daughters who learn ballet, sons who take up martial arts, some whose kids go… Continue reading This Pandemic Has Become My Second Childhood
Hey, everyone. My apologies if it took me some time to visit and write on here. It's been a busy month with all the portfolio preparations and back-to-back watercolor painting classes that I have committed to do for our homeschooling community. I also had to deal with depression related to this pandemic in between. It's… Continue reading The Fabulous Scientist is Back!
Dabbling in art, particularly watercolor, can be expensive. I admit, I had to save some moolah in order to afford the brushes and artist grade watercolors that I am currently using now. I'm lucky my sister gave me a set of Daniel Smith Alvaro Castagnet tubes for Christmas and I was able to sell trinkets… Continue reading How I Upcycled My Old Eye Makeup Palette Into A Travel-Size Watercolor Palette (With Full Demo Video)
Do you have YouTube channel, my dear readerships? I've had my YouTube account since last year but it's only this week that I actively upload videos on there. Before this week, I have only used the app with my kids for tutorials and video links related to their lessons. I seldom post videos of me… Continue reading My YouTube Channel
While art isn't a major subject in regular school, it's a subject that my kids showed tremendous interest in since they were younger. Before I would come home from work and would see my kids' artworks taped on the ref's door. Sometimes they would wave their art on my face, proud of their work. Since… Continue reading My Top Art Teaching Hacks for Non-Artist Homeschooling Parents
December2020 My own portrait of Emily in Paris. 😉 My first portrait of a child. For most of my friends who have known me for years, when someone mentions art, I’m prolly the last person they would think of. I never took formal art courses and had not painted anything before this year. Truth be… Continue reading How A Single Book Got Me Into Watercolor Painting
Have you ever just accepted a criticism from a person and convinced yourself that she or he is probably right? The first time this happened to me where art is concerned was when a classmate in high school watched me sketch and told me that my hands are too heavy, that I can never be… Continue reading My Watercolor Journey: How I Started and Where to Get Supplies and Free Tutorials