The Blue Umbrella by Layal Annan
9.5″ x 14″
acrylic on wood
A full time professional artist, Layal grew up in the Mediterranean, in a family of artists. She began experimenting with different drawing techniques and later studied art and painting at a local art college, under the mentorship of several accomplished painters. In 2000 she decided to incorporate computer graphics into her techniques and took a one-year course at The International Academy of Design in Toronto and graduated with honours.
Layal’s works have been shown in a number of art exhibits throughout her career. She has worked extensively in advertising, creating posters and logos for local and international companies including the implementation of window displays and posters for fashion, interior design and jewelry retailers. Her work has been also published in magazines like Elite Wine, Food and Travel Magazine and Canadian House and Home. She is well known for her bold colorful technique in her paintings.
Her works can be found in private collections in Canada and Europe, in addition to commissioned works and projects from corporate and residential clients. Layal is passionate about art, she shares her love of painting by teaching oil and acrylic workshops.