Wall Art, Fashion, & Home Decor
28 Apr 2011 /
There’s a little game I like to play to challenge myself when painting people. As I work on the initial...
26 Apr 2011 /
One of my favorite times to wander the fairgrounds is early morning, before the crowds arrive. Just after...
22 Apr 2011 /
Watching harness racing at the state fair is like stepping back in time one hundred years. Makes me feel...
18 Apr 2011 /
Found this pretty lady in the dairy barn at the Indiana State Fair. The barn has huge (frosted? dirty?)...
17 Apr 2011 /
Red Tulips, Green Leaves
Soon, our tulips will be gone, so it was time to paint them. When the light shines through them, they...
16 Apr 2011 /
My husband is so cool. Even though we have a yard full of flowers, he brought home sunflowers because...
11 Apr 2011 /
Portrait of the Chicken as a Young Cockerel
This dashing young fellow looked like he was posing for a formal portrait, so I ignored his striking...
09 Apr 2011 /
He’s as fierce as a bald eagle when the nest is threatened. I found this white rooster standing...
06 Apr 2011 /
Back in the ’80s, every fair had bungee jumping. In recent years, bungees have been replaced by rock...
05 Apr 2011 /
1938 Chevy Sedan
Saw this two-toned 1938 Chevy sedan at a car show, and knew I’d paint it someday. Tom and Marla,...
31 Mar 2011 /
It was almost sunset when this white horse burst out of the chute at the State Fair rodeo with a cowboy...
28 Mar 2011 /
Here’s another one from the Blue Monkey Sideshow. This is Krembo, the Master of Cermonies, a dashing...
25 Mar 2011 /
It was a hot and humid August day at the Indiana State Fair. This pig raised a lazy eyelid when he heard...
21 Mar 2011 /
What’s in the Fridge?
What’s in the fridge? Nothing but seawater and decay, if your house has been swept away by a tsunami....
05 Mar 2011 /
Another Daily Paintworks weekly challenge, this time offered by Raymond Logan. For the Lincoln Challenge...
01 Mar 2011 /
The good folks over at Daily Paintworks have started offering weekly art challenges. Some of my absolute...
03 Sep 2010 /
A new one from my State Fair USA series. These sword-swallowing, bed-of-nails-laying, walking-on-broken-glass,swinging-paint-cans-from-nipples...
12 Aug 2010 /
Still working on my State Fair series, and loving it! My latest painting in the series is taken from...
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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