Leslie is a Canadian artist who loves to play with colour. As an animal-loving artist, her work is a celebration of the natural world and the beauty that surrounds her. Leslie's paintings express her deep appreciation for the unique personalities and characteristics of animals. Leslie enjoys creating paintings that are closely cropped to her subject, inviting the viewer to come in close and experience the animal's world through its eyes. By focusing on the details of their physical features and expressions, she aims to create a sense of connection and kinship between the viewer and the animal. To Leslie, nothing is more fascinating than the landscape of an animal's face. Through her work, she hopes to convey her belief in the significance of protecting, preserving and loving the natural world around us.