I’m betting that a harness maker could have produced a finished product faster than it took me to paint it, but at least I pushed on till I got it done. I had been working on this painting concurrently with the one of Fred, but put it aside to concentrate on Fred.
Last spring I took several photos of this pair, and what made this view stand out was the position of the horses’ heads. It seemed like they were having a little conversation, with the one on the right side looking totally distracted while the one on the left was urging, “Come on, get with it and let’s get this rig moving”. All the other photos were fairly ordinary, so I was happy to have snagged at least this one gem.