The intention of this piece was to capture the energy of the subject with paint. The loose, spontaneous brushstrokes contrast with the controlled detail to create an exciting composition.
The piece is painted on gallery wrapped canvas with painted edges. It comes varnished and ready to hang.
Through composition, color, texture and more, Gary Leonard celebrates beauty. His works start with the subject, but then he lets the work evolve into a more complex composition. Oftentimes, he enjoys merging figures with abstract images and varying textures. He hopes that his works will leave the viewer with a sense of warmth and peace. When he's not making art, he enjoys listening to music and learning how to play the piano.
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I loved the painting online....I received painting and it look even BETTER in person!!!! Very happy with quality of the art and wonderful service!!!- R Welsh
Gary, I recently purchased your work entitled "Timeless Peace". I wanted to tell you how beautiful your work is and how much I am enjoying it in my home. Thank you!- E O'Donnell