Independent Artist Sells Image Downloads

Images by Laura L. Leatherwood If you are a collector of fine art, you have reached the right place. My name is Laura L. Leatherwood and I am an independent artist. I often like to use paint or ink on paper to create my images. I scan them and make them available to customers, like…

Black and White Oil Portraits

Pet Portrait Art Here are some of the black and white portraits I completed last week. First, if the client’s image had a very busy background behind the subject, I replaced it with a more simple design. A gradient background often works well with a light and dark end to simulate a light source in…

No Floating Heads Please

For the last several years I have been combining my abstract art projects digitally with a portrait image, provided by the client. The result is a portrait with an abstract nature and the color choices are often unexpected. Therefore, I believe my portraits are very unique bodies of work among artists today. I have developed…

Awarded Amazon Listing

On April 3, 2020, I was notified by VIDA & Co. that my glass tray named Industrial Fashion was added as an item for sale at Amazon. I created this abstract piece in January of this year. I was attempting to create a piece that looked like flowers poking out of the surrounding concrete. I…

Art as Unique as the Artist Themselves

An important thing to realize as an artist is to not compare yourself to another artist. Your art is uniquely yours. It is as unique as your own handwriting. I would have instructors in college who would be amused that we as students would be given the same assignment, with all the same tools, and…

Beauty Within the Artist

I came across this quote this morning from Coco Chanel. It really rang true with me as I enter a new chapter of my life. “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” ― Coco Chanel What a wonderful characteristic to have! Be true to oneself and everything will become simpler and harmonious. Of course,…