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Lesley

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Live the Artsy

Dreaming. An Art Studio Reading Nook.

It is with the reading of books the same as with looking at pictures; one must, without doubt, without hesitations, with assurance, admire what is beautiful.” – Vincent Van Gogh What to do while the paint is drying?  If…

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Artsy at Work

Wearing. My Studio Style.

Every artist has their own style, not just in the work itself, but in the way they work.  What we wear in the studio has as much to do with our personal style as it does with our working…

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Artsy at Work

Finding ECHOES. The Soundtrack.

Subtle. Melodic. Mellow. A few of the keywords describing one of my favorite songs to listen to when painting my ECHOES series.  Music plays an important role in my creative process.  Putting on my favorite Pandora station triggers my…

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Artsy Happenings Exhibitions

Showing! Pop-Up at Seattle Art Source

September has been a super busy month, ya’ll!  My work has been poppin’ up from New Hampshire to Seattle, but this coming weekend, it’s an actual POP-UP! Friday & Saturday, September 22nd & 23rd, there will be a one-time…

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Artsy Happenings Exhibitions

Showing! ICON at Lynn Hanson Gallery

Hi friends and especially Seattle area folks!  A new painting from my LEMOLO series has been chosen to be a part of the juried group show, ICON, opening at Lynn Hanson Gallery on Thursday, September 7th. The Mountain Comes…

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Artsy Happenings

Opening! Enormous Tiny Art #22.

Since beginning the #100littleartworks project way back in 2016, I’ve been diving deeper and deeper into my love of watercolors.  I’m excited to announce that six new watercolors on Aquaboard panel are part of my second showing with Nahcotta…

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This Artsy Life

Living. Live Work Studios.

What our eventual home space will look like is a major topic of conversation for Mr. F and I.  We’re on our 15th(!) living space in 6 years of traveling and with each new home we discover what works…

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ECHOES series Inspiration

Finding ECHOES. Inspiration.

Water, water, everywhere. The abundance of water is a big part of what draws me to the Pacific Northwest. Here we have rivers, sound, sea, alpine lakes, streams, waterfalls, the mighty Pacific Ocean, all within reach. Some of my…

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This Artsy Life Tools

Makeshift. Backpacking With Watercolors.

Do you remember the scene in Wild where Reese Witherspoon can’t stand up under the weight of her pack?  Every backpacker knows that weight is everything.  Every ounce you add to your pack is an additional strain on your…

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Artsy Happenings

Opening! Enormous Tiny Art #21

Over the last few months, I’ve been working on some new SCINTILLA paintings, just in time to be included in the Enormous Tiny Art Show #21 opening this Friday, March 3rd at Nahcotta Gallery in Portsmouth, NH! scintilla 14,…