This is a pastel piece of The McCharles House in Old Tustin which was built as a residence in 1885. A Queen Anne Victorian style home that, after three renovations, now serves as as a tea house and restaurant. This piece has been submitted to The Fourth Annual Tustin Juried Exhibition called “Scenes from Tustin” that will be held at Chemer’s Gallery April 30 – May 14.
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11 × 14 pastels on pastel card

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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.

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  • spkimball
    spkimballabout 3 years ago

    Love this Leslie!

  • Thank you Susan! Sooo good to “see” you!! How are you!?

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseabout 3 years ago

    Gorgeous work- so well done!

  • Thank you Rose!! i appreciate it!

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...about 3 years ago

    Just lovely

  • Thanks KJ!! :-D

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • maria paterson
    maria patersonabout 3 years ago

    wonderful colourful work leslie

  • Thank you Maria!! :-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanabout 3 years ago

    this is lovely Leslie …good luck with the exhibit!

  • Thanks Linda!! Its very exciting! I finally got courageous enough to enter:-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • LoneAngel
    LoneAngelabout 3 years ago

    simply beautiful

  • Thank you so much!:-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • maria paterson
    maria patersonabout 3 years ago

  • Ohh, you are so good to me! Thank you Maria – again! :-D

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciabout 3 years ago

    Featured Work April 14th, 2011

    Your participation with works/votes it is greatly appreciated

  • Thank you so much Mary!! :-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • Pam Humbargar
    Pam Humbargarabout 3 years ago

    A beautiful work Leslie!!!

  • Thank you Pam! :-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

  • Laura J. Holman
    Laura J. Holmanabout 3 years ago

    I just love this Leslie! Many congrats on your feature and thanks again for popping by!

  • Thank you Laura!! :-)

    – Leslie Gustafson

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