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  • lesliehansel
  • Joined: Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:11 pm
  • Last visited: Sun Aug 18, 2013 6:55 pm
  • Member Type: Artist/Photographer
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  • Location: Castle Rock, CO
  • Age: 37
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  • About Me: Hello everyone. I started painting about 2 years ago after accidently downloading an episode of “The Joy of Painting” with Bob Ross (season 24 Ep. 1 Grey Mountain). I spent 5 years in the army and then another 5 years traveling as a satellite engineer. I would often download TV shows to take with me when I was going overseas. After watching Bob Ross explain his painting process I realized the same troubleshooting process I used to fix satellites could be used to paint landscapes. A short time later I stopped working to focus on painting. With too much time on my hands, and being very excited about the progress I was making, I quickly discovered graffiti. I started taking drawing and painting classes at a local community college and began developing a more complete and well-rounded arsenal. Although I no longer work with wet-on-wet technique I still work mostly with oils. I also love soft pastel and am working on some 3d stuff. I seem to be drawn to the human figure and work a lot with images that involve manipulating and distorting bodies and faces. I’m quickly turning into a huge art nerd and love to hear about the processes other are going thru to make their work.

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Re: Self portrait w/buntheain proxmialis on Wed Jul 17, 2013 8:07 am View the latest post
nigelartist, Roman? Ill take that as a compliment, thank you. I think the extracted upturn of the n...
Re: Here is a graphic on Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:29 pm View the latest post
I really like the placement of the text. Its much more interesting there than if it were centered o...
Re: Emotions Unveiled on Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:21 pm View the latest post
It has a strong sense of movement. I feel my eyes being pushed in a circle counter clockwise, and i ...
Self portrait w/buntheain proxmialis on Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:15 pm View the latest post
001.JPGoil on panel, about 29x33 Hears a self portrait I did. I'm pretty happy with the overall piec...
Re: Hello from Tennessee on Thu Jul 11, 2013 8:16 pm View the latest post
Welcome to ASC and portrait painting. I think some of the best advice I got when I first started was...

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