Social Distance Painting

I had the pleasure of doing a painting workshop with Vanessa’s family for Layla’s birthday on Fourth of July!  This was my very first social distance painting and it was great to dust off my painting supplies to paint with such a lovely family in Rancho Bernardo! More pictures here: link

Hickman Hearts

  I finally finished a project today that my art students (tk-5th) and I was working on before covid… I was working on this piece while the 5th graders were having a distance graduation and finished it with helicopters circling in the air. I was so happy and privileged working as an art teacher six Read more about Hickman Hearts[…]

New Painting

This is my newest painting on the easel.

Quarantine Drawing

Hello my name is Mr. Leo and I am an art teacher at Hickman Elementary and I teach painting at Sandburg Elementary.  During this quarantine I have been doing free live online classes because I just want my students and your kids to continue creating.  My foundational art class has us drawing simple shapes and Read more about Quarantine Drawing[…]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego

I didn’t get to post these pictures because of the current climate, but it was super fun and rewarding to paint with the nice folks at Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego a few weeks ago. I am very thankful for our sponsors Sabrina Levy Bazzo, One who prefers to be anonymous, and our Read more about Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego[…]

Self Distance Doodle

Free Online Drawing Class

(I have just started saving the live recording and I upload them onto YouTube just in case you don’t have a Facebook.) this link will take you there. You can search Leoangeloart on Facebook or click this link


My young artists and I made some super fun and awesome masks!  Click the link for more pictures.  I taught them the purpose of masks in early human cultures and then we made our own.