The Everyday Life of a Working Artist

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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

A Day in Balboa

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"A Day In Balboa"
Oil, 6" x 6" on canvas.

Now that I am back in town I am deeply committed to finishing the paintings for my "Headlines" show. I have all of the headlines selected (from the South Pasadena Review newspaper in the 1920's, 30's and 40's) and the inspiration photos taken so all I am doing now is painting! I will not post any of the finished paintings until the show opens ... so it will be another month before they are posted here.
I am trying to also complete a daily painting. I am doing a show in Balboa on May 16th so I am trying to complete some small pieces for that show. Be prepared to see lots of boats and coastal scenes this month. It might be a while before you see flowers again!


Linda said...

The colors are beautiful and luscious! I like the subject. The ferris wheel is a nice counterpoint to the angles of the buildings. Nice painting!

Dana Cooper said...

Fun painting Leslie! I see that you are doing the Balboa Art Walk fun!

TheChieftess said...

Very fun!!! Love the colors and happy feelings it evokes!!!

Anonymous said...

I have to agree with all the above...a fun painting indeed!

Dreama Tolle Perry said...

Awesome piece--subject matter makes me feel like a kid again!..::))

Shadow said...

painting with the knife... I never knew someone can be so dedicated to it till I saw your blog. The picture is so warm in heart !!!

Nancy B. Hartley said...

I love this painting! Just lovely, the colors, the composition! It's all beautiful!


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