The Grand Finale – Dog -A-Day 28 “Sunny” – the Sheltie. Appropriately named – given her sweet “sunny” disposition. And one of the hardest ones for me to paint. Not because she was the last and I was exhausted- in fact – I feel like I only got better as I went – but… Read More HELLO – I MUST BE GOING – Dog-A-Day and more …
My website is official launched! 10 years in the making – and boy am I excited! You can now buy my original paintings and/OR PRINTS – many of paintings which are no longer available. MANY TIMES in the months I was designing and building my website I was reminded of my dog with a stick… Read More Lesli DeVito the ART website is launched!
Life is funny. Life is full of surprises! I got a message recently from the mother of friend of my daughter’s. Seems the artist that had booked Piedmont Place in Crozet Va for the month of July backed out at the last minute.. …and just like that – I am doing an ART SHOW!!! Lucky… Read More ART SHOW – PIEDMONT PLACE, CROZET, VA
Well, well well, I am experiencing a learning curve – the likes of which I have not seen since Nursing School! Needless to say – my lofty ambitions – those to finish my Website – little old me – in one week – is a noble goal but laughable one! I was thinking that ME… Read More TOO LATE TO TURN BACK NOW!
MY LATEST COW PAINTING – MEET “MORNING GLORY” “Morning Glory” – 20 x 24.acrylic on canvas. When I was little, maybe 6 or 7, my Dad and I planted Morning Glory seeds at the base of our mailbox. It was like magic – when they began to grow, and wind their way around the post…all… Read More Monday Morning Cow Fix
The other day, I was making some updates to the blog and realized much to my embarrassment – that the photos of the house were super outdated!!! So I went back and UPDATED making a nice fresh new house TOUR and what being Wednesday and all…I thought it the perfect day to share it with… Read More MY OLD COUNTRY HOUSE TOUR – 2017 EDITION
QUESTION – WHAT IS THE ONE ROOM CHALLENGE? – ANSWER – The ONE ROOM CHALLENGE currently in its 11th season, is a bi-annual event, Started by the wonderful LINDA at CALLING IT HOME. 20 TOP Designers Take ONE ROOM and work their magic! . Close to 200 Guest Participants also play along and they ALL design, decorate,… Read More ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – WEEK 6 – THE BIG REVEAL! BASEMENT FAMILY ROOM!
When I read Oscar’s story I knew I had to paint him! Oscar is an American Bulldog. ” My American Bulldog Oscar, recently turned 9. I rescued Oscar through the Animal Welfare Society in West Kennebunk, Maine. They told me he was a stray. I really feel like I hit the jackpot. He’s such a… Read More DAY 27 – DOG-A-DAY – MEET “OSCAR”
HAPPY MONDAY! I AM HAPPY TO SHARE WITH YOU “LOLA” Isn’t Lola Beautiful! Every once in a while I don’t have very much information on a dog and in those cases I like to use my imagination to paint a picture in my mind of their personality and who they might be. The first thing… Read More DAY 20 – DOG-A-DAY – MEET “LOLA”
Thank you to Holly at The English Room for the Post about the 100 dogs in 100 days! NOW – GET READY TO MEET A ONE OF A KIND GENTLEMAN “PAOLO” “Paolo is an unbelievable pup! He looks you in the eye and says “what’s the plan for the day?” He loves people and greets… Read More DAY 19 – DOG-A-DAY – MEET “PAOLO”