Description Silver, gold and copper metallic ink was used to create this little fellow perched on the branch of a tree. The background is a soft blue, also speckled, and the leaves are gold, with a touch of green permanent ink.
Paula Dileo, Auburn Member Since November 2010 Artist Statement Paula Di Leo was born in Prince George, British Columbia Canada. While her father was in the military she and her family lived in North Africa, New Mexico, New York, and Southern and Northern California.
Much of Paula’s work had been influenced by her early travels, and the rich and colorful culture of the Arab and Hispanic community .
Paula’s favorite mediums are ink, prisma color pencil, and oil pastel. Her pieces are colorful, whimsical and for the most part figurative. Although her style may range from tight to loose in execution, the subject and vibrancy remain the same. Many of her figurative pieces are characterized by large, soulful eyes.