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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Category Archives: mustangs
Reins of Life rolls around again, and so does rain
It dawned gray and wet on a Midwest Saturday. I think this was my fourth? appearance at Reins of Life in South Bend, Indiana. I’ve lost track. But they all have one thing in common: it would not be a … Continue reading
Wild horses, continued…
Five more small Aquabord™ paintings of California mustangs I was lucky to be able to photograph in the wild this past June. The first two are here. Got these done over a four-day draft horse show at Michigan State University. … Continue reading
2 weeks, 2 shows, 5 paintings, 1 thunderstorm
The last two weekends were horse show weekends for me, two days at Reins of Life in South Bend, IN and three days at the Fox River Valley Pony Club horse trials in Barrington Hills, IL. First off, the most … Continue reading
The Mustang Trail Ride Adventure
I just returned from California where I spent several days riding out to track and photograph wild horses. If you are a blogger reading this on the WordPress Reader, you should click through to the original post because it is … Continue reading