9 Paintings by Leon Barnes on display at the Mardleybury Gallery (Thursday to Saturday 11am -4pm)
BTC Open Studios
BTC building Stevenage gallery walls - all year
Wenta building Potters Bar gallery walls - all year
Lessons available Alla Prima Landscape
Commissions x5 (Beloved Pets)
Nottingham gallery SAA finalist, ‘Heidi dog’ on display from 30th September 2022
8 Paintings by Leon Barnes on display at the Mardleybury Gallery (Thursday to Saturday 11am -4pm)
HVA open studios 2022 10th September- October town Center
Letchworth open 2022 September
Started Teaching Lessons Nov 2022
Commissions x3 (album cover for 'Exact', Milton Keynes canal, 'The Marquees of Granby' pub)
Self taught Oil Painter, only rediscovering the love of painting, while in lockdown 2020 after DJ business stopped due to lockdown.
Needing some presents for family gifts, & no funds, tough times, a stored loft gift from 2009, a oil painting set, some old canvases, started the journey.. A love of painting
Landscape oil painting. Contemporary. Impressionist painter.
Portrait & wildlife, Photo realism
Preferring ‘Alla Prima’, or ‘wet on wet’ technique, & traditional painting styles.
Images taken from imagination, images & photographs.
Commissions welcome. Teaching Available 2023
• Poster & sign writer at 16 years old 1989
• Studied A Level Art - Welwyn Garden City 1991
• HND & Degree Model making Hatfield University 1995-98
• Modelmaker 1998-2001, worked on prototypes for
Disney, Mattle, Cadburys, Guinness, Starwars
including 1/3 scale pueter R2-D2,
• Films ‘Batman begins’ & ‘Flyboys’
Professional Dj & Karaoke host for the last 18 years.