Gabe Leonard

Gabe Leonard's paintings draw us into a world rich with cinematic atmosphere and narrative intrigue. Attracted to the rugged and romantic elements of film noir, he merges technically brilliant figurative painting with a finely crafted ambience, creating a freeze frame full of narrative possibilities. He captures the richness of the mood by combining the free brushwork of an expressive artist with the lighting and framing of a seasoned Hollywood director.

Gabe spent his formative years in the mountain state of Wyoming, sketching wildlife and selling the pictures to friends. After graduating from Columbus College, Ohio with a BA in Fine Art he moved to Los Angeles where he began to hone his skills on the ultra-competitive boardwalk of Venice Beach.

His style is deeply rooted in European artistic tradition, and he is particularly inspired and influenced by Rembrandt, Mucha, Klimt and Schiele. Yet despite his respect for these establishment figures, he is strongly opposed to academic restrictions and the trademark runs and drips in his work are a deliberate statement to this effect.

Taking plenty of time to study the view, the person or the composition that I am about to paint, I can decide the areas that require toning down and the areas that need to be made more vivid, if any, in order to emphasise the character.

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  1. Closers Only
    Closers Only Gabe Leonard
    Special Price £471.96 £393.30 Regular Price £524.40
  2. Alibi
    Alibi Gabe Leonard
    Special Price £517.32 £431.10 Regular Price £574.80
  3. Against The World
    Against The World Gabe Leonard
    Special Price £517.32 £431.10 Regular Price £574.80
  4. Lip Gloss For The Girls
    Lip Gloss For The Girls Gabe Leonard
    Special Price £714.96 £595.80 Regular Price £794.40
  5. Shark Tank
    Shark Tank Gabe Leonard
    Special Price £804.60 £670.50 Regular Price £894.00
  6. It Takes More Than Talent
    It Takes More Than Talent Gabe Leonard
    Special Price £600.48 £500.40 Regular Price £667.20
  7. Point Instance
    Point Instance Gabe Leonard
    Special Price £600.48 £500.40 Regular Price £667.20
  8. The Professional
    The Professional Gabe Leonard
    Special Price £420.12 £350.10 Regular Price £466.80
  9. Corner Pocket
    Corner Pocket Gabe Leonard
    Special Price £420.12 £350.10 Regular Price £466.80
  10. An Educated Guess
    An Educated Guess Gabe Leonard
    Special Price £644.76 £537.30 Regular Price £716.40
  11. Pardon My French
    Pardon My French Gabe Leonard
    £684.00 £570.00
  12. You Know Me Too Well
    You Know Me Too Well Gabe Leonard
    £684.00 £570.00
  13. Bonnie & Clyde
    Bonnie & Clyde Gabe Leonard
    Special Price £786.24 £655.20 Regular Price £873.60
  14. Do Unto Others
    Do Unto Others Gabe Leonard
    Special Price £443.88 £369.90 Regular Price £493.20
  15. Arbitration
    Arbitration Gabe Leonard
    Special Price £570.24 £475.20 Regular Price £633.60
  16. Regulators
    Regulators Gabe Leonard
    Special Price £750.00 £625.00 Regular Price £834.00
  17. You Only Die Once
    You Only Die Once Gabe Leonard
    Special Price £750.60 £625.50 Regular Price £834.00
  18. Be Careful What You Wish For
    Be Careful What You Wish For Gabe Leonard
    Special Price £678.24 £565.20 Regular Price £753.60
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