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About Alessandra Lanot of Life After Breakfast

Hi, I’m Alessandra Lanot (you may call me Alessa) and I’m a pattern designer and watercolor teacher. Welcome to LifeAfterBreakfast.ph — my happythings journal where I chronicle my creative experiments / design process / art classes / collab works, all of which begin after my favorite meal of the day!

I grew up and live in Quezon City, Philippines. I love to travel around the country, and draw inspiration for my artworks from Philippine culture, crafts, and flora. My design style fuses the worlds of the handmade and digital: watercolored illustrations turned into patterns for reproduction.

About Alessandra Lanot of Life After Breakfast About Alessandra Lanot of Life After Breakfast

Encouraging creativity through crafts has always been my passion. From 2000-2008, I ran a mobile arts & crafts school for kids called Art Adventures, and paired art with lessons about peace and environmental preservation.

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Today, my workshops have evolved into one-day intensive beginner workshops for adults, where I teach basics of Watercolor, Modern Calligraphy, and Pattern Design. I also organize craft events and creative field trips. Since 2012, I’ve conducted over 300 craft workshops! Whether you’re a beginner, or a hobbyist who wants to try a new medium or style, these classes are the perfect way to de-stress, learn something new, bond with old friends, or create new ones.

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Together with my husband PJ and the PINO Group, I own restaurants PIPINO Veg and Pi Breakfast & Pies in Teachers Village and The Grove by Rockwell, and HILLSIDE Cafe & Juice Bar on Mother Ignacia Ave, QC.

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I collaborate with brands for pattern design collections, designs for print, and for workshops and events. Peek into my recent projects @lifeafterbreakfastph. Say hello: workshops@lifeafterbreakfast.ph 🙂  

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