Category Archives: new horse portrait

A new puzzle–or, let’s play mix and match

For your consideration: four photos, two of each horse, to be somehow combined into a new commissioned painting showing the two horses interacting together. Faithful followers know this is not the first time I have been presented with this situation–but … Continue reading

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More harness!! Help me, Lord!!

I had planned on doing a full size (16″x20″) painting of the Mackinac carriage horses which were featured in my small Aquabord™ watercolor back in December. But the thought of more harness, large-scale at that, pushed the procrastination button. I … Continue reading

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Another “secret” commission

I’m so lucky that people I already know want to gift paintings to other people I already know! The latest one is complete, but since both giver and receiver are internet connections of mine I can’t share the real thing … Continue reading

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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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