Monthly Archives: June 2013

Bliss! Once a year!

IMG_3341, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Yesterday was the first day of summer here. Yesterday my dock went into the water. Today I go in. I was tempted to sleep there last night; it was so peaceful. After the recent hectic … Continue reading

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It Won’t Answer When I Ask Its Name

“It Won’t Answer When I Ask Its Name, no. 3, 60″ x 60”, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. As might be expected, a few people who know my work thought I would teach at the workshop the same way I paint: … Continue reading

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The things I didn’t say

P1040353, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Often, usually, after I post I think of lots I left out. So here are a few thoughts about my mother: First, she was a mass of contradictions, loving and critical, talkative, friendly and angry. … Continue reading

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Fire objects

P1040325, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. The second evening of the program, Alan had us go into the woods and find some sticks to make a memorial to an ancestor we each wanted to honor. I found my mother easily. She … Continue reading

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Otherwise

P1040368, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Maybe the hardest part of coming home is being home. After so much activity, it is quiet here. I did get into my studio this morning and was very productive. Maybe the workshop had its … Continue reading

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Direct Perception 2013

P1040289, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Back home after four exhilarating, exhausting and productive days as one of three teachers at the Direct Perception Workshop in Tatamagouche. I’m glad to be home. Still, I have mixed emotions. I felt sad on … Continue reading

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In my mind

IMG_3331, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Over the past few weeks, I’ve written lots of brilliant blog entries. In my head, that is. None of them have come to paper; sorry about that. I have just been busy painting paintings, painting … Continue reading

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