I have painted over 1000 dogs and animals but I had always shied away from portraits of people. But, upon her recent death, I was compelled to paint one of my heroes, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The response to the portrait has been overwhelming and after numerous requests, I will be offering limited edition prints… Read More RBG PRINTS COMING SOON TO LESLIDEVITO.COM
HELLO! I AM RELEASING A NEW COLLECTION ON LESLIDEVITO.COM “HAMILTONS RAINBOW COWS” THIS THURSDAY AUGUST 20 AT 10 AM ‘HAMILTON’S RAINBOW COWS” “ANGELICA” 24 X 24 STAY SAFE! BE SMART AND TREAT YOUR HEART TO ART! XO LESLI SNEAK PEEKS ON MY INSTAGRAM @lesli_devito_art
Once a year – I do a Memorial day Post. and not JUST a Memorial Day post – but THIS Memorial Day post. I think it is because this story connects me to the origin of my understanding of “Memorial”. I grew up during the Vietnam war. In the 1970s, we wore Prisoner of War,… Read More MEMORIAL DAY
TODAY on the BRANDON MCMILLIAN PODCAST – I TELL THE STORY OF HOW CHARLIE OUR LAB MIX SAVED MY LIFE! (and learn that I have a bit of a Southern Accent!) YOU CAN LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTS HERE OR ANYWHERE YOU LISTEN TO YOUR PODCASTS! ENJOY . …………………………………………………………………………… HERE IS THE ORIGINAL BLOG POST –… Read More CHARLIE’S STORY IS ON A PODCAST!
ITS APRIL FOOLS DAY. Our youngest spent the greater part of last evening setting up pranks throughout the house – so there are Booby traps everywhere – which – though I have said “enough!” more than once – I am so grateful that his humor is still intact. We need it. In some ways –… Read More CHECKING IN – APRIL 1
HELLO I’m back. It has been a rocky – up and down – very bad and very good year – thus far. Maybe that will be the name of my first book “Lesli’s Up and Down, Very Bad and Very Good Year” JANUARY – The first month of 2020 was going along well. I was… Read More IN THE SAME BOAT
THE 2020 DOG A DAY PROJECT WILL START THIS COMING FRIDAY FEBRUARY 1, 2020 I WILL POST ONE DOG PER DAY WITH ONE VERY SPECIAL BONUS DOG 30 DOGS IN 3O DAYS! THERE ARE 5 SPOTS LEFT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE A PART OF THIS VERY FUN PROJECT. Let’s GO TO THE DOGS… Read More COUNTDOWN TO DOG A DAY 2020 !!!!
HAPPY NEW YEAR! The holidays passed in a blur, and 2020 has ARRIVED right on schedule. One of the three kids has headed back to his Grown-Up home, the January blues are hovering and I’m ready to get going on my New Year. I feel the itch to get back to Normality. Whatever that decides… Read More HAPPY NEW YEAR AND MY YEAR OF BUYING LESS!
Hi Guys! Finally, I am here to share the “Living Room Makeover”. The term “Makeover” is used loosely here. I think this update falls more under the category of “ways to add a little something-something to a room that has gotten tired” This was not such a BIG makeover that required days and weeks of… Read More HAPPY HOLIDAYS – LIVING ROOM FINALLY!
HELLO!!!! IM BACK!!! It has been a while – has it not? Months. and what feels like years. The deal I had made with myself was “DON’T write anything – until you have something to say. ” This is pretty much my school of thought with regards to “speaking” as well – though, if you… Read More MONDAY MAKEOVER – COMING SOON – The Big Boring Wall”