painting: reflection

Oil on canvas, 12″x12″ Another painting from a reference photo by Gary Odell. I pulled several of his images one weekend, and was so excited by them that I sat and painted them over the next couple weeks. The lighting, the poses…each had something special I wanted to interpret through paint. In this one, itContinue reading “painting: reflection”

Softly, Softly, by the River’s Edge

There’s a lot of “wow” factor to this one in person. I will be sorry when it sells. The reference photo I worked from was taken by Gary Odell, of wild horses in–I think–Arizona. I imagine the horses’ lives are constantly on edge, with dangers from inside and outside the herd. Trust is pretty rare.Continue reading “Softly, Softly, by the River’s Edge”

painting: horse friends (11/16/19)

We’re rounding down to the end of the year, and I’m working on Christmas requests. I hate that I can’t share the finished images with you, but you never know that the recipient of the gift might not stumble across the image and have the surprise ruined. So you won’t get to see them untilContinue reading “painting: horse friends (11/16/19)”

painting: horse laugh (10/27/19)

11″x14″ oil paint, on mounted wood board Several years ago I bought birch boards to paint on, and gessoed them and painted a few bunnies. The wood really soaked up the paint, and created an interesting effect. So a couple weeks ago I was at Hobby Lobby and saw they had pre-gessoed mounted board, andContinue reading “painting: horse laugh (10/27/19)”