Category Archives: In The Works

LEGS

Anybody crazy about how gorgeous horses legs are besides me?! Playing (unnecessarily!) with this horse’s fabulous legs before I get serious about the rest of his body and the painting! I could paint them all day long! smile emoticon Part … Continue reading

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THE RED LEASH – A LESLEY WIP

“The Red Leash” is a classic example of why I teach how to pant backgrounds these days. They help tell the story and set off the subject. This wall and the old iron ring this sweet dog is tied to … Continue reading

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HOME AGAIN…

I’m home, yay! And it feels so good to be starting a new painting!

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HORSE DEMO WIP

Here’s the demo from the last horse workshop that I’m continuing to work on! I thought it would be fun to put a couple more horses with him, thinking a white stallion and maybe a palomino. Sounds kind of pretty … Continue reading

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MORE OF THE KITTY

Cats and horses are both really tough to get “right” as an artist. Anybody out there feel the same way? Cats faces have so much going on, hair going different directions, etc and I see very few artists that really … Continue reading

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LESLEY IS PAINTING AGAIN!

I had a girlfriend/client stay with me last month and it helped me think about how much a creative person’s creations can mean to other people. 🙂 That’s easy for me to translate and understand when I think about music, … Continue reading

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