Artist Leslie Thomas

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Leslie Thomas’s paintings are distinctive in their manipulation of light and color.  Her bold use of color and lively brush strokes reflect her creativity, training and passion for her work.  Painting a variety of subject matter, Leslie is fascinated with light and how it reveals a subject’s character and its ability to influence the viewer’s emotional response.     In 2004, Leslie began intensive studies under nationally renowned artist Marc Chatov, whose methods strongly influence her work today. Thomas credits Chatov with introducing her to “the mystery of the shadow” as well as the inspiration to study works by the masters.  Leslie studied drawing and human anatomy at the Art Students League of New York under Michael Burban and feels her color and design sense has been further developed by her studies with her friend and mentor, Alice Williams.   A native of Signal Mountain, Tennessee, Leslie resides and paints in her Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida studio, and accepts a limited number of commissions for [...]

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