Leverett Alla prima

Age: 32
Hometown: Leamington Spa
Accepts Commissions: Yes
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Lemon and Lime

Background and Lifestyle

Education Grad / professional school

Interests and Personality

BiographyHi, my name is Laura and I've been painting since I was 9. I was taught for several years by Margaret Hartshorne (nee. Horner)who was educated at the Glasgow School of Art. I had my first exhibition when I was 14, sold when I was 16, and then abandoned an education in "art" out of the sheer frustration with contemporary "ideas" and "communicating meaning". I value the tradition of developing artistic skill through chosen mediums: of communicating through skill, not through ideas. I fear the appreciation of art will disappear under the heading of "visual philosophy" and one of my life goals is to pass on the skill of painting, and of the pure appreciation for visuals without the noise of self-satisfying ideas.
InterestsI love being in the outdoors, being active, and of course painting. The outdoors, however, does not always love me or my painting, so generally I have to retreat indoors to finish painting with a very sunburnt face!

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CJ8 ( Deleted user )

'November Reflections' I like the most.

Lime ( Deleted user )

Beautiful ART Leverett.


What you say in your biography section is bang on. Artists should showcase technical skills and not sideline them. Just the desire to create and to be an artist does not automatically make you an artist. I think you have painted some accomplished pictures and I admire your intelligence and depth.


Hello Leverett, I think your work is excellent and I love the mood and drama of your work, good luck.


dig your work and your lines about 'the noise of self-satisfying ideas'. right on.


Both of your galleries are Fantastic! "November Reflection" is my favorite! Best Wishes, Deborah


I with pleasure have got acquainted with your creativity. I shall be glad to show you my ENAMEL MOSAIC and to receive your response. Andrey


Keep up the good work!

jh ( Deleted user )

Hi Leverett, thanks for being a friend, excellent work!!!


Just love " Bottles No. 1 " .....bravo, keep up the good work !!! Brischit


Hi, welcome to this website. Everyone is helpful and friendly. Beautiful photos! I do some photography too. Visit my site when you get a chance.

CreateReality ( Deleted user )

Hi Laura, I'm back. Lovely work, just had some time to look it over. Keep it up! ~Marianne


Hi, don't forget to email your friends about your new My Art Profile URL! Send them a link to your new page http://www.myartprofile.com/Leverett.


Welcome Laura, your work is quite lovely.............BLADE.


Hi and wecome TOX

4artist ( Deleted user )

You've made the right choices in your art in regards to your future in art. It shows in abundance.


beautifull and i aprouve you . Welcome.


cool site and welcome to MAP


Hello, Laura and welcome. Your work is lovely to view. I want to see more. Bes wishes, Robbie.