Posts by Herb

The Travels of Icarus

The Adoration of Diana by Herb Leonhard

This monologue was pulled from the vault and is now getting a new lease on life. What began as a single self-contained painting soon became an epic voyage of self discovery as each successive image flowed out of the preceding one and became a sort of metaphorical narrative firmly grounded in Jung’s idea of psychological…

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Homage to Homages

Dragon Cliff

Having been a professional artist for at least 30 years and a lover of many different forms and genres of art for longer than that it’s no surprise that these various forms of inspiration would creep into my own work from time to time. Well, okay, maybe pretty much all the time, often subconsciously but also…

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Final post for our June featured artist “Alexandra Haley”

Well it is almost July although you can’t tell here where I live as the temperatures have been in the 60’s and 70’s and it has been raining for about 2 weeks. I live in Eastern Washington and it is supposed to be a desert here. This has been a nice month for Alexandra, I…

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Alexandra Haley interview continued….

AT: Well this is the final part of the interview June is almost over. I want to wish you a happy birthday! I hope that some time you would like be a guest blogger on our site and talk about your favorite art. This week I have included the cover and title page of your…

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An Interview with Alexandra Haley continued…..

AT:What inspires you currently? Everything… I would have to say everything inspires me from music to books and even video games. I just this last year took a trip to England to visit my sister and got the inspiration for my masquerade faerie’s which is going to be a lengthy project I am working on.…

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Featured Artist for June “Alexandra Haley”

Artist talk is now one month old and we are featuring a new artist. Alexandra Haley is a fantastic fantasy artist that I met this year. She is extremely talented and a really nice person too. I met her this year at the Spring Fairy Festival where we also had a booth. Her art is…

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A Monet Painting

I was looking around for a picture to post of a Monet and I found this site with his complete works.  http://www.claudemonetgallery.org/ Here is a typical example of one of his waterlilies which he is most famous for. There are so many other gorgeous paintings, he truly inspires.

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Hello Fellow art lovers!

  This site is dedicated to talking about art and artists. One of my favorite aritsts is Claude Monet born 14 November 1840 – died 5 December 1926. Monet was a founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement’s philosophy of expressing one’s perceptions before nature, especially as…

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