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Fresh Ink

Three more little ink sketches based on photographs by my friend Lauren Goodman who lives and works at Blue Sky Horse Rescue in Klamath Falls, Oregon. I can’t say enough about Blue Sky–they take all comers, from abandoned horses to … Continue reading

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Done!

This is it! The final coat of paint! What amazes me is how differently the camera captures colors depending on time of day and location of the painting being photographed. I can look at the original photograph and at the … Continue reading

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Millimeters from “finished”!

I decided that the photograph looked good enough to post, although I have a few more details to work out on the painting itself. It’s so close to “done” that I can almost taste it…but can’t go any farther until … Continue reading

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Oh, about half way there, but who’s counting?

A casual observer would say that I saved the hardest part for last, but you would only be half right. I’ve been working this painting from back to front (kind of like riding a dressage horse, now that I think … Continue reading

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We have a start

I think I’m drowning in a sea of (future) clover…but I like where the painting is going so far. Still got a long way to go. The best part is that all that clover isn’t discouraging me–I think I will … Continue reading

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A special mare called Gypsy

At Horse-A-Rama last month I met an enthusiastic gal who runs a horse rescue called Amazing Grace in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. They have an annual fundraiser coming up, and she asked if I would like to set up my portrait … Continue reading

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No gorillas, just horses in the mist…

Ah, foggy at last! I had to wait several days to put the final layer on, because I knew I was going to be “scrubbing” it pretty hard with my brush and I didn’t want any of the underlayers to … Continue reading

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