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Yippee....I have finally found a way of not having to carry large tubes of acrylic paint around in my camper-van. Probably nothing new but thought it was worth sharing.I cut up an ice cube tray, put…READ MORE


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Posted on September 8, 2011 at 10:56pm 0 Comments

I'm so delighted to have found this site today.  It's like a breath of fresh air.  Can't wait to look at all the lovely work posted.  :)

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At 11:15pm on January 10, 2015, Pat said…

Thank you for the friend request Lesley!

At 5:49pm on January 23, 2012, Jim said…

Lesley: I just spent some time looking at your work again, and one thing that made itself apparent that i had not seen on my earlier viewing was how you use color. It seems to be very vivid, yet has a soft hue to it. 

At 12:05am on January 22, 2012, Jim said…

I like your aproach to color. If you would like to see some ocean lessons try this link of

you tubes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irk6qvm8Nb0&feature=related

Also try  about.com for art tips.

At 1:27am on October 6, 2011, Tj Voelker said…
Fantastic! I haven't been there yet, either. I really don't have much of an excuse, other than no money, especially since I live in Washington State. I'll look forward to visiting there and to seeing some pictures of the place, when you paint them!
At 8:02pm on October 3, 2011, Tj Voelker said…

Wow! Thank you, so very much, Lesley! That's one of the nicest compliments, ever! And that is what I wanted to have happen when I drew them! I thank you, so very much!


At 9:22am on September 8, 2011, Thaneeya McArdle said…

Hi Lesley, and welcome to the Art Colony!  I hope you enjoy the site - there's a lot to explore here, so have a look around and make yourself at home. You'll find plenty of art and inspiration!

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