Two more of my models from Willow Tree Equestrian Center. I had to make up a story and a background for them, since they were part of that wild group last March that was just horsin’ around next to the barn on an unusually warm spring day. Hope somebody thinks they’re real cute come November!
Charm, showing off the only braids that will stay in her endless mane.
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For not the first time, but maybe the last time, I have started a "home business". The difference with this one is that it is one I really enjoy. I've drawn and painted horses since I was (at least) five years old--that's the earliest one that my mother saved.
By the time I entered my teens, Mother had grown a bit tired of the subject and urged me to do something else with my artwork besides horses. I followed her advice and never looked back until ten years ago when it occurred to me that people might actually pay for horse portraits. I have had many exhibits of my landscapes, and sold a good number of them--but not enough to provide any kind of steady income.
I'm hoping that if I work hard and market this business well I will be able to delight my customers, make some money, and have a lot of fun doing it.
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A wonderful painting. The two horses look so alive and happy in the open woods. I love the almost pastel colours.
I like this one a lot too. It sold really early at the 3-day show. Guess we have good taste, right?