Get Back to School with Redbubble – Shop Here! or Win Stuff Here!

Hope through the Blues by Leslie Gustafson

Currently unavailable for purchase

Available to buy on…

*Hope.Ever present Hope.Even in the darkest times, hope continues.We may not know it’s there.We may not feel it.But hope is there… always.It waits to enfold us and embrace us.Seek hope and you will find it.Cling to hope.Give hope.Hope.* LG

W/N watercolor on Arches.

This piece can be seen in Literacyhead magazine as well. A magazine dedicated to teaching literacy through art.

Featured in Art at Its Best
Featured in Nature’s Wonders
Featured in Just Watercolors
Featured in First Things
Top 10 finish in the “January in Watermedia”challenge in Water Media.
Featured in Let There Be Light
Featured in Art with Meaning


blue, emotion, hope, light, monochramatic, snow, sunrise, watercolor, winter, leslie gustafson

Leslie Gustafson is a traditonal artist passionate about creating Art That Feels – an outgrowth of her work as a psychotherapist for the last 20 years. Working in all media, with a special interest in pastels, her art is both realistic and focused on expressing and prompting feeling. Rich color, Christian and Relational themes as well as Portraiture play a large role in her gallery here at RedBubble.

View Full Profile


  • Susan  Kimball
    Susan Kimballover 4 years ago

    Beautiful words and image Leslie!

  • Thank you Susan!! Hope you have a creative New Year!!:-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • Elisabeta Hermann
    Elisabeta Hermannover 4 years ago

    Thank you so much for your membership in our group, and for sharing your lovely art with us. Wishing you a blessed, prosperous and creative
    New Year 2010
    We are looking forward to see more and more of your wonderful ARTWORKS added to our Group!

    Betty Hermann,

    30 December 2009

  • Thank you!! Happy New year Elisabeta!:-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • Leslie Gustafson
    Leslie Gustafsonover 4 years ago

  • Lynn Moore
    Lynn Mooreover 4 years ago

    So beautiful Leslie…painting and prose : )

  • Thank you Lynn!! Good to see you:-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • © Janis Zroback
    © Janis Zrobackover 4 years ago

    Lovely composition Leslie…the light is stunning…

  • Thank you Janis – glad you think so:-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 4 years ago

    leslie well done the blues of winter and the hope expressed in your poem ! liz

  • Thanks so much Liz!!:-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • Kevin McGeeney
    Kevin McGeeneyover 4 years ago


  • Thank you Kevin! and for coming to visit:-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • linmarie
    linmarieover 4 years ago

    fabulous,, great depth and shadowing,, and love the HOPE poem,, peace and love linmarie

  • Thank you for your kind words Linmarie. Peace and love to you:-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 4 years ago

  • Thank you!!:-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • CheyAnne Sexton
    CheyAnne Sextonover 4 years ago

    instant fav I can feel the cold

  • Thank you so much CheyAnne!! :-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait