I’m so excited to be interviewed by Ekaterina Sycheva for the new Blogger Life public! We talked about immigration to Canada, dance, my school, productivity and motivation! The full text of the interview here: https://www.bloggerlifeclub.com/2019/03/interview-with-mariya-boyko_19.html?m=1 — How long have you been living in Canada? Where were you born? How did you move to Canada? I … More My Interview for Blogger Life Public
Yesterday we painted October’s portrait at the 4 Cats Studio at the Toronto Junction Triangle (1615 Dupont St.). The studio is pretty easy to get to by TTC. It’s full of samples of previous students’ work. There’s lots of light, but the place still has an ambient feel to it.
I’ve been meaning to post this one for a while. It’s my mom reading a concert program at Casa Loma. It was a chilly and rainy evening. Both of us were tired.
It’s been 2 years since I promised my mom to paint this painting and give it to her as a gift… Finally I did it! Happy 13th anniversary in Canada, Mom!!!!!
September made a great first impression this year! Sunny weather, beautiful storms, fragrant flowers in every convenience store- lovely! But have you noticed that September feels very differently from all the summer months? Something changes abruptly on September 1st and you no longer can pretend that you are in July even if it is hot … More Hi, September!
I live very close to a railroad. Many people see it as a disadvantage, but I really enjoy it. I love it when the trains pass by at night, when the rhythmic sound of metal wheels is mixed with the sound of wind, and the noise [and the light] of the city. It feels like … More Trains in the wind
Darwin said that men endowed with mathematical talent “seem to have an extra sense” (Lecture at the Fields Institute) — Banksy trouble: According to a group of my friends I was the last person (if not on the entire Earth, than in North America:)) who did not know the name of a graffiti artist Banksy. … More Collected Curiosities: Darwin, Banksy, Tstar Nicholas II, etc
“I don’t like anyone who shamelessly abuses their profession, who makes no moral judgment.” Ai WeiWei ‘s opinion published in Watts, Jonathan (11 August 2007). “Olympic artist lashes out over PRC propaganda”. The Taipei Times. Taiwan (ROC). Retrieved 6 July 2008. Today is the last day of Ai Wei Wei’s exhibition at … More Ai WeiWei, the ‘martyr’ of the Chinese political regime