Homeschooling, Life, My Life in Watercolor, Recycling

How I Upcycled My Old Eye Makeup Palette Into A Travel-Size Watercolor Palette (With Full Demo Video)

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)

Life, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor

My YouTube Channel

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

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

My Top Art Teaching Hacks for Non-Artist Homeschooling Parents

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

My Life in Watercolor

How A Single Book Got Me Into Watercolor Painting

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

Coping with Depression, My Life in Watercolor

My Watercolor Journey: How I Started and Where to Get Supplies and Free Tutorials

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