Coping with Depression, My Life in Watercolor

Painting Studio Ghibli Backgrounds and Dreamy Landscapes with Gouache

Hello, my dear readerships. It has been more than a year since this pandemic started. I know it has been hard for all of us with businesses shutting down, people losing their jobs and loved ones, and some of us being left confused and scared of life's uncertainties. Despite my usual positive posts and cheerful… Continue reading Painting Studio Ghibli Backgrounds and Dreamy Landscapes with Gouache

Coping with Depression, Homeschooling, My Life in Watercolor

My Free Online Classes for November 2021

Hi everyone! I think we can all agree that the pandemic has hit most of us hard mentally and emotionally. It was particularly hard because one cannot go out much to be with loved ones even if it was just for quick meet up. In order to cope, I studied and rediscovered watercolor art and… Continue reading My Free Online Classes for November 2021

Homeschooling, My Life in Watercolor

My Favorite YouTube Channels for Watercolor Inspirations and Lessons

I can't count the number of times that I mentioned in this website how much I enjoy painting using watercolor. I love how flexible the medium is and how prone to accidents that make each painting I did unique - even if the finished art sometimes look like a total disaster. One cannot overly emphasize… Continue reading My Favorite YouTube Channels for Watercolor Inspirations and Lessons

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

Junk Journaling – A New Found Love

I used to collect stationery papers when I was a kid. It was a fad for a while. We also used to sell them in our "sari-sari" store (Filipino version of a grocer). It was mostly the ladies who bought them but I remember saving money to buy for myself as well. I especially loved… Continue reading Junk Journaling – A New Found Love

Homeschooling, Life, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor, Shopping

Paperang Thermal Printer – My Best “Budol” Find of the Year (Yet)

Does the Tagalog word "budol" have an English equivalent? This was the question I had in mind when I was deciding for the title for this article. I Googled and the first link said that "budol" is a colloquial term for "someone who is gullible". I think that the word has no English equivalent. I'm… Continue reading Paperang Thermal Printer – My Best “Budol” Find of the Year (Yet)

Homeschooling, My Life in Watercolor

My July Watercolor Virtual Paint with Me Sessions

Hello, everyone! This is just a quick post to announce about my July virtual "Paint with Me" sessions via YouTube Premiere. For those who don't know, I have been sharing about my watercolor journey through virtual "paint with me" sessions at our Facebook Group - Arts and Crafts by Mommy Grass as well as through… Continue reading My July Watercolor Virtual Paint with Me Sessions

Coping with Depression, Life, My Life in Watercolor

This Pandemic Has Become My Second Childhood

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

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

The Fabulous Scientist is Back!

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!

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