About The Artist
Lyla Paakkanen has two degrees in fine arts from California State University Northridge. She has also studied graphic design at University California Los Angeles and Education at Cappella University. She is a retired college professor of studio, digital and history of art. She is a painter and illustrator, working in acrylic, watercolor, oils and digital images. Images focus on shape, texture, and color, with an emphasis was on a richness of imagery, and in depth of the medium in texture.