Featuring our "Founding ArterNet Art Member" Lesley Weston.
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A common route for a lot of artists, to a life of art, has been through their experiences at school. Lesley shares how it was due to her school teacher, that enabled her to continue with her art practice.
Lesley: I became interested in Art at school which I took to GCE A’ level. I did painting and sculpture.
Lesley: School teachers.
Lesley: The desire to express what I see.
Lesley: I use palette knife or credit cards (expired!) to create emphasis where I need to.
ArterNet Art: Where does your inspiration come from mainly?
Lesley: Nature – Land and Seascapes, animals, birds
Lesley: I have been lucky enough to travel with my husband since our retirement.
ArterNet Art: How has your work developed since you began and how do you see it evolving in the future?
Lesley: I interact with other artists, contribute and share ideas.
Lesley: Be yourself, enjoy yourself and don’t be afraid to try out different techniques.
ArterNet Art: Is there anything in particular that inspires you to create art?
Lesley: Something that triggers an imaginative aspect.
ArterNet Art: What has been your favourite or most memorable art sale?
Lesley: A painting of Machu Pichou, painted on commission.
ArterNet Art: How has your arts business/career changed over the past 6 months?
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ArterNet Art: Thank you Lesley for taking the time for our interview. We wish you all the best for your success and future with us.
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