Tag Archives: Color

Beginner’s mind

“I Think I Might Be Dreaming, no. 5″; 48″ x 48”; oil & collage on canvas Several years ago I read that Michelangelo on his deathbed said: “It is a pity I am dying when I am just beginning to … Continue reading

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Color for what

  A couple of days ago a friend asked, via text, what my favorite  color scheme is. She is poling people and wouldn’t tell me why. So I’m left wondering. Color scheme? For what? My response would be too lengthy … Continue reading

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A Poem You Wrote

(Coincidentally, no. 1; 38″ x 46″; oil &  collage on canvas) I had an exhibit up for three weeks in Halifax at the Secord Gallery. They have a wonderful way of hanging the work. It consisted of mostly large paintings (several … Continue reading

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Got the blues

Lately, I’ve been struggling with blue. Again. I have several blue paintings on the go and each of them seems to have a different problem to solve. My main issue with blue is that it can be too pretty and … Continue reading

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Suppose we do

Yesterday, when painting, I had a major insight about how to work with the color field. I have been working on some blue paintings, not my easiest color choice. But I like the challenge and when they work, at least … Continue reading

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What’s next

  I had an interesting experience while working this morning. I started talking to myself about my painting experience, why I work the way I do, what works, what I want to work on, change, expand, and such. I’ve been obsessing … Continue reading

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Got the blues

IMG_3592, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. A little over a week ago, some people contacted me to say they really liked my work, especially the large pieces, and especially the blue paintings. I didn’t have anything in blue, large, at that … Continue reading

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