Bumble Bee Bop. I love that name! It sounds like something adult bees do to make baby bees. It’s actually a kiddie ride found in carnivals and small amusement parks. Those goofy, cheerful bees have been calling to my paintbrushes for some time now.
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Here are a few images taken along the way:
Lesley Spanos is an artist specializing in acrylic and oil paintings of people, animals, and carnivals. Her current series, State Fair USA, is a tribute to American agricultural fairs. Lesley resides in Indianapolis, Indiana.