Wall Art, Fashion, & Home Decor
07 May 2011 /
By a Nose
I began this painting on Kentucky Derby day in honor of all horses who run in circles. I didn’t...
06 May 2011 /
When my husband saw this painting in the studio last night, he asked, “Why do you always look so serious...
03 May 2011 /
I always look a little POed in self portraits. Not sure why, because I have every opportunity to soften...
29 Apr 2011 /
Other than my hair being a mess, today seemed like a good day for a self portrait. My new Alzo Digital...
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 In recent years, bungees have been replaced by rock...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....
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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