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Mobile Manners

Mobile Manners

“Mobile Manners” by Lesley Spanos. Acrylic painting on cradled Ampersand Gessobord, 11″ x 14″....

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Lemon Shake-Up

Lemon Shake-Up

Combine fresh lemons, sugar,  and water with ice in a cup and shake it, and you have the Lemon Shake-Up, a...

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Painting at the Indiana S...

Painting at the Indiana State Fair

Today I had the pleasure of painting outdoors at the Speed Barns (racing barns) Open House at the Indiana...

Nothing But Nose

A sheep in a trailer inspects its new surroundings upon arrival at the Indiana State...

Nothing But Nose
posted on: Jul 22, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

Drivers Watching

Harness drivers watching horses on the track at the Indiana State Fair. The Indiana fair has three days of...

Drivers Watching
posted on: Jul 21, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

The Merry Jester

My favorite time to photograph an outdoor carousel is just before sunset. That’s when it comes to life, when it’s...

The Merry Jester
posted on: Jul 12, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

Pop Up Showers

The local weather people like to forecast “pop-up showers.” Cracks me up every time I hear it. I’m reminded of...

Pop Up Showers
posted on: Jul 10, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos
Dogs

Dogs

posted on: Jul 9, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

It was early morning and the food vendors were setting up for the day. The warm light on the warm colors of the hot dog stand made it...

Midway Through

Midway Through

posted on: Jul 7, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

Carnival-goers silhouetted against the lights of the...

Candy Apple Reds

Candy Apple Reds

posted on: Jul 5, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

Candy apples in a window. Does anyone really eat these things? When I was a kid, the caramel ones were popular, but the red ones usually got thrown...

Up Stairs

Up Stairs

posted on: Jul 3, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

As I emerged from the infield tunnel on the way to my car, this scene appeared. All I could see where those gorgeous white clouds, but when I got...

Morning Tram

Morning Tram

posted on: Jul 2, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

It was the sunlight on her leg and foot that made me want to capture this image of a woman riding the tram around the...

Three In Hand

Three In Hand

posted on: Jul 1, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

These sheep had just been unloaded from a truck and were headed for the barn. The biggest challenge here? Painting naked sheep butt without being...

First Carousel

First Carousel

posted on: Jun 30, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

My interest in painting a State Fair series began with this carousel. The colors, the reflections, and the shapes were all a joy to paint, and I...

Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail

Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail

posted on: Jun 29, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

Fortunately I had my camera with me the day I saw this Harley in a parking lot at the Indiana State Fair. I’m not a motorcycle person, but this...

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