Wall Art, Fashion, & Home Decor
12 Sep 2013 /
Head Held High
This one is from a painting demo I did at the State Fair, during the open house for the Speed Barns....
01 Aug 2013 /
When I visit a racetrack with a long and rich history, like the Indiana State Fair track, I can almost...
04 Jan 2013 /
The three-armed eggbeater ride of my childhood was called The Scrambler. It has evolved into today’s...
28 Jun 2012 /
One of my favorite health books is Wheat Belly, by Dr. William Davis. In it, he discusses why he feels...
06 Jun 2012 /
Stars, Stripes, & Cowboys Forever
The rodeo arena was decorated with several huge American flags, which dwarfed the cowboys sitting below...
01 Jun 2012 /
Mr. Bee & Friends Go For A Spin
I didn’t know these kids, but as soon as they saw my camera, they started mugging for it. That...
30 May 2012 /
Mr. Bee Takes Some Friends For A Ride
These two little friends are enjoying the Bumble Bee Bop, my favorite carnival ride. Here’s how I paint...
20 May 2012 /
Mr. Bee Poses For His Portrait
I don’t know why I love the Bumble Bee Bop so much. I guess part of the reason is because these...
03 May 2012 /
His prey drive is off the charts. He’ll hunt relentlessly, even in knee-deep January snows, stalking...
19 Apr 2012 /
The Ancient One
Only Miss Lish knows the secrets behind the scars on her ancient face, and she’s not telling. At age sixteen,...
16 Apr 2012 /
He’s not really blind, just blinded by blinders. Trainers put all sorts of interesting contraptions...
06 Mar 2012 /
Artist Carol Marine says in her Daily Paintworks Horsing Around Challenge that she and her family woke...
22 Jan 2012 /
The Superbowl has come to Indianapolis, and to commemorate it, I present my first football painting,...
10 Jan 2012 /
It’s What I Eat For Breakfast
The idea for painting breakfast comes from Carol Marine’s Paint Your Breakfast Challenge on Daily...
01 Oct 2011 /
I couldn’t resist painting a portrait of this lovely waitress from a photo taken by artist/photographer/traveler/blogger...
20 Sep 2011 /
Every Stroke Counts
A little exercise never hurts. This painting exercise called the Limited Stroke Challenge was posted...
17 Sep 2011 /
The hubby bought me sunflowers again, so I painted them. The red ones came from an Amish woman at the farmer’s...
15 Sep 2011 /
Stanley Steamer – sketch
I’d never seen a steam-powered car fired up until I saw this one. It was in the daily parade at the Indiana...
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.
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