Tag Archives: Education

Living the toreador

I love a challenge. Keeps me on my toes. Of course, painting is that, always. As well, I’ve been having a great time lately teaching. I’ve had three different places around the Province where I am or did teach recently. … 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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The Boss

IMG_3718, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Every time I think I know, have an idea about what I am going to do with a particular painting, the painting itself tells me to do something completely different. That’s what my morning was … Continue reading

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Where do you start

Point Pleasant Park, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Last week in my class, a student asked me what is abstract art. He wanted me to talk about it because he had never done it. This was his first experience in an … Continue reading

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Raw intentions

Hubbards Beach, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. It’s been a marathon of painting for weeks recently. Now I can relax a little (for a day or so). Finally, yesterday, I had photos taken of recent work. Often during the process of … Continue reading

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The moon on ice

Full moon over the lake, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. Did you ever try to brush your teeth with your non-dominant hand? Try it! It’s hard! (Unless of course you are ambidextrous.) Actually, it is a good idea to try it. … Continue reading

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Details: getting them in a line

P1040252, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. A little bit ago, a friend suggested I start teaching in my house. I had been looking around at various places, but couldn’t find anything suitable. I thought I could move some furniture in my … Continue reading

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