Galapagos – At home or afar, art is learning

by Elysia Conner
Tuesday, September 29, 2009 5:03 PM MDT

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For Mathisen, who loves to depict animals, it was a great opportunity. Colorful birds and reptiles were a joy for her to see during the journey and inspired many paintings.

With a focus on interesting shapes and darks and lights, the retired dentist sees the world in new ways since having more time to spend painting.

“Painting teaches you to be a keener observer and you really do start paying attention to things you missed before,” she said.

Read More…Go To Source…Casperjournal.com

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About Rene

About Ecuador, Galápagos, the Hospitality & Tourism industry, Conservation and personal Tidbits from a Swiss Hôtelier working in Ecuador & Galapagos and committed to supporting and encouraging local youngsters in Education, Sports and Environmental protection via my Foundation "Nova Galápagos."
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