My Life in Watercolor

I attended my first watercolor convention and I learned so much from the masters and my fellow watercolorists

If you have not been around this blog for long, you'd know that watercolor is one of the new things I learned while being stuck at home due to pandemic in 2020. I touched the brush and paints for the first time sometime August that year and wrote a blog about how it all started… Continue reading I attended my first watercolor convention and I learned so much from the masters and my fellow watercolorists

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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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Free homeschooling class: learn about fossils and paint a nautilus fossil using watercolors

Hello everyone. How are you doing? This is just a short blog to promote my upcoming free art and science class - the topic this time is fossils! Who likes fossils? I totally do. One of the things I dreamed about while in college taking up my bachelor's degree in Geology was to someday go… Continue reading Free homeschooling class: learn about fossils and paint a nautilus fossil using watercolors

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

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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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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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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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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

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Ian’s October 2021 Homeschooling Highlights

This post will be a short one because Ian had his first quarterly exams this month. We spent about a week reviewing his lessons from starts of this school year. He then spent 3 days finishing all exam materials as I didn't want him to do all in one day. This has been our practice… Continue reading Ian’s October 2021 Homeschooling Highlights

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Homeschooling Highlights for February 2021

Ian's First Week Ian played games for vocabulary, spelling, and sentence construction using the website recommended by a friend: GamesToLearningEnglish.com. If you would like your young children to practice the lessons he or she has learned so far in English, this website offers simple games for quizzes and exercises. Here are other websites that I… Continue reading Homeschooling Highlights for February 2021