Leah Franklin's Profile
Hi! My name is Leah Franklin. I live with my husband and furry family in the lovely Pacific Northwest. Art is my passion. Oil paintings are my current obsession. We are a family of animal lovers. Our home is simply overrun with kitties and a big dog. My husband is a fisheries biologist with a great love of the outdoors. So, we get out a lot and I take many pictures with the intention of painting them.
I'm not a classically trained painter. But I've been drawing as early as I can remember. Drawing people and animals using charcoal or conte crayon has always been my forte and great joy. Most of my portrait style drawings were monochromatic. I always told myself that I simply couldn't "do color".
In 2008, I just got a wild hair to paint. My stepmother commissioned an amazing painting from the extremely talented artist, Jennifer Williams, that…
- Joined September 7, 2009