Welcome to my art blog.
The artworks shown in this blog were all designed and created by me, H. Leslie (Les) Simmons.
MY INVENTORY OF ART WORKS
I have created art works in wood, clay, charcoal, scratchboard, soft stone, plaster, and other mediums. Samples of all these show on the various pages of this blog. To see a complete list of my work shown on this blog click on the following link: Index of Work.
Today I concentrate mostly in works created in wood. I am now concentrating on pet, wildlife, and people portraits in wood. To see my pet and wildlife portraits go to Store and click on the links there.
The following images are samples taken from my work. To see more examples, click on the image. Doing so will take you to the page where that type of work is highlighted.
I hope that my blog will give potential clients the sense of diverse and unique ideas that can be part of any commissioned work. I am prepared to make and sell pet portraits, wildlife portraits portraits of people, and mutually agreed on pieces of sculpture, intarsia, Christmas ornaments, scratchboard, or scroolsaw art on commission for inclusion in your collection or as gifts to your friends, loved ones, or your charity or favorite commemorative event. Cik on the links at the top of this page to see examples of each of these types of work.
MY ART WORKS FOR SALE
Some of my original art pieces are for sale. They are so noted at the image of the art in the pages where the art is located. Some of them are listed in the My Store page in this blog. To see the pieces that are for sale and for information about prices, ordering, shipping, and how to contact me with questions, please click on this link to STORE.
Pet Portraits in Wood
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pet portraits done in intarsia. wildlife portraits in wood
Tabby Cat Mamma White Tiger with Cubs
The following image is an example of my pet portraits done in scratchboard.
Wildlife Portraits in Wood and Other Mediums
The following image is an example of my wildlife portraits done as a wood carving. I also do wildlife portraits as scratchboard art and intarsia.
Portraits in Wood, Scratchboard, and Charcoal
The first image here one of my portrait done as a scrollsaw cutting.
The PIPER image below is a sample taken from my wood sculpture.
This is one of 11 pieces shown of my intarsia. To see the rest click on Intarsia
Sculpture in Materials Other Than Wood
This is one of 13 pieces shown of my other sculpture. To see rest click on the sculpture link.
This is one of 3 wood cutouts shown. To see the rest click on the Wood Cutouts and Etching link.
This is one of 14 Christmas ornaments shown. To see rest click on Christmas Ornaments.
This is one of the six pieces shown of my scratchboard engravings. To see more click on Scratchboard.
INK AND FELT TIP MARKER DRAWINGS
This is one of my ink drawings. For others see Ink and Felt Tip Marker Drawings.
This is one of my felt tip marker drawings. To see more click on Ink and Felt Tip Marker Drawings.
CARICATURES AND CARTOONS
This drawing of famous Boston Pops conductor Authur Fiedler ia an example of my caricatures. To see more click on Caricatures and Cartoons.
This World War I flying ace is an example of my charcoal work. To see more click on Charcoal.
PRINTS AND PASTELS
Thanks for viewing my blog. I hope you enjoy the pictures and will consider obtaining a piece of my work for your collection or as a gift.