©Hector Lee, 2009

©Hector Lee, 2009

Hector Viveros Lee, 1998BAWP, has been teaching in public schools for the 20+ years. He has been on sabbatical and will return as an Instructional Reform Facilitator in San Francisco. He is involved in the deBAWP series for teachers, a collaborative effort between the deYoung Museum and BAWP. You can find his books at http://www.leeandlow.com/home/index.html. He is currently working on his travel blog and hopes to have it finished soon.

3 Responses to “Ipanema Old Man by Hector Lee”

  1. kkyoder Says:

    Hector, I would love to know where you found your inspiration for this watercolor. Was it on your current travels? Let us know, please, where you are and where you’re going, what you’re seeing-thinking-wondering. Karen Yoder

    1. Hector Says:

      Karen: This image was of a man with graying hair who sat before me while I was lounging on Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro. I have to say that my journal is filled with images and words that don’t work out and some that do. This was one with which I was pleased.

  2. mochi2222 Says:

    This picture makes me think of the Santa Barbara coast, and the many well weathered old men hanging around at the beach. The guy in this painting seems to be enjoying his moment to himself

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