Category Archives: new horse portrait

Stonie watching over Valor

A couple of months ago I posted a little winter scene Aquabord™ of Roz and Stonie, which was a gift from our barn manager to Roz after she lost her beloved Stonie earlier this year. Since then Roz has adopted … Continue reading

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Final Curtain

  The only “iffy” aspect of this painting was having to remove his owner’s arm, which was holding the bridle. Which meant I had to make up part of his shoulder. I think it came out just fine, but it … Continue reading

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Intermission

Taking a little time out from the Belgian pair to work on this little Aquabord™ commission. This photo was taken in a similar setting as the one of Spur which I did last December. The photographer is also the same, … Continue reading

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Sunrize

It occurred to me that I have never shown an Aquabord™ painting in progress from start to finish. So I thought it might be interesting to do that with this new commission of a fellow boarder’s mare called Sunrize.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Yes, really, it’s done!

All done. Had to wait for the right moment to photograph it outdoors in my favorite lighting conditions–bright shade. The gloss in the medium I use creates all kinds of shiny bright spots in the photography if I use lights … Continue reading

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A “First”

Just completed my first Aquabord™ commissioned horse portrait. But I can’t post a pic of it just yet because it’s a surprise gift for someone and there are too many people who see my posts who know the recipient but … Continue reading

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The puzzle of Fred

Fred is no longer with us, but he apparently had lots to say to those around him when he was here. My client tells me that her grandfather had Fred for 29 years and that he was quite a character. … Continue reading

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Two drafts and a commission

Spent about 3 l-o-n-g days drawing all the harness detail on this pair of drafts that I photographed way back when at one of the Harvard Milk Days horse shows. The photo had been sitting in a file folder for … Continue reading

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Next up, Billy and his harem

Our two friends Gunny and Rosie are finally complete. I don’t know what their actual accommodations are (especially in winter!) but they both look quite happy here in an autumn-setting pasture. Will see if I can get the painting delivered … Continue reading

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Just a teaser…

I have another portrait on the back burner, one which I’m doing as a donation for a future fundraising event at Reins of Life in South Bend, Indiana. Since this event is off in the future a bit, I’ll be … Continue reading

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