Painting Pain

Lindsey and I recently got some sad and disappointing news about a relative. After moping around for a day, we each processed the sorrow in our own creative ways. I heard her downstairs at the piano playing the blues, while I chose an old Morro Bay sunset photo I had in my “maybe” album. Coincidentally,…

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Placing Paintings in the Trash

Today, I threw a dozen of my old paintings in the trash—some I’d had in storage for over 40 years. I took a stack of canvases from the attic, photographed them, and included some on the “Early Works” page of my redesigned website. They clearly show my bumbling around trying to teach myself how to…

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Preview LeighPaintings.com

Dear Select Family & Friends, I’ve started a blog and have personally redesigned LeighPaintings.com. I’m sending you this test announcement to see if the process works correctly and to get your feedback about the website’s new look. Please send me a regular email (Leigh@gurze.net) to let me know that you received this note. Also, if…

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