I used another photo of Gary Odell’s for the image reference. He shares a ton of great photos. I’ve listed the painting in my etsy shop. Thanks for looking. 🙂
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”
I painted this from a reference photo shared by Gary Odell. He takes great photos, and is very generous by making them available for artists to use. 12″x12″ oil on stretched canvas. Available in my etsy shop.
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”
Remember my friend told me to stop painting horses rear-view, because no one wants to see that? I did turn them around for a while, but I think just as many people like to see horses going away as coming towards. Right? Plus, my rule is to paint things I’d like to hang in myContinue reading “painting: horse butt”
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)”
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)”
30″x30″ oil on stretched canvas. Available in my Etsy shop. BIG and so pretty. I’ll be happy to have this one on my wall until it sells. 😀
18″x18″ oil on stretched canvas. Available in my Etsy shop.
I think the title says it all for this one. 18″x18″ oil on stretched canvas. Available in my etsy shop.