Monthly Archives: September 2012

It’s that time again!

This weekend is Studio Rally. I’ve been cleaning up all day, getting ready for two days of open studio, 10 am to 6 pm. It took me two hours just to change the (very dirty) paper on the floor. It’s … Continue reading

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Going, going under

P1040170, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Because we are being promised rain tonight, and for the weekend, I went out and bought some rubber boots yesterday. This afternoon, I was able to wade through the muck and mud to get to … Continue reading

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It was raining mushrooms

P1040153, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn.

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What a few days of rain can do

P1040159, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. We’ve had so much rain just since Wednesday, my boats are sinking! It’s stopped now but I can’t get to the boats to bail them out because the dock is going under too. I’ll have … Continue reading

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Behind the closed door

This morning was a good day in my studio: I did the screen printing onto my recently prepared canvases. This may not sound so exciting to you, but to me, it’s a big step. Usually I’ve asked someone else to … Continue reading

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The end of summer

Long Lake, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Another thing I talked with my neighbor about was, basically, the idea of why paint. He had asked me what I do with all the work I produce. Do I hang it on my … Continue reading

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I went to the moon and came back with the holy grail

Rails to trails, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. I’ve come down from the moon and I’m cleaning up my studio. I tackled the top of the flat files first. That’s almost done. The studio floor is almost clear. Still needs more … Continue reading

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There is an answer

“There Was an Answer, no. 5″; 46″ x 46”; oil and collage on canvas, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. On Monday, I had to go to LaHave to pick up my paintings from the gallery. Just before going, I received an … Continue reading

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How to play basketball

Bayswater Beach, NS, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. At some point during the workshop, someone must have asked me about how much I work at my art. It’s a common question, one I’ve come to understand from many points of view. … Continue reading

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Drawing on the senses

My part in the workshop was centered around drawing. I first used it as a way for the participants to see more, to experience what we see when we look attentively. I had them draw a small area of grass. … Continue reading

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