Welcome to my page!

As you may have guessed, my name is Leigh. I actually go by Leigh Ann to most people :)  I have been creating art since I was very young. I have always loved practicing with any medium I could find and when I found a new one, I would go all-in and buy all the supplies like it was going to be a new career.  I mean, what's the sense in trying something new if I wasn't going to do it right? ;) I started early by drawing portraits, then painted ceramic figures and when I got to high school, I "majored" in art. But my other love in life is science, so I took many years away from my art to pursue degrees in science. College..then grad school..twice. Finally, during an extremely stressful time in my life, I decided to go back to painting. I couldn't believe how much better it made me feel. Time just melts away when I'm engrossed in a project. Since then, I have kept up with it in some form or another. Recently, I have found an amazing job and now have more time to devote to creating. I am a STEAM Educator, so I get to combine my passions for science, art, and education. Who could ask for anything better? I have recently learned how to paint using acrylic pouring and alcohol inks - a whole new set of supplies to buy! :P But, no matter what I'm using, I love creating and I would love to have others own a piece of my heart! 
1 - that's me! 
2 - my three dogs/children
3 - springtime at my workplace
4 - Combining art and science by testing the pH of substances using red cabbage juice color indicator!

Please check out my Instagram page for my most current projects and inside looks at my creative process. @leighscholtzart 

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