Tag Archives: Aquabord™

Sun dance vs rain dance

If you were to look back over several years of my posts about the Reins of Life benefit dressage shows, you would notice a consistent theme having to do with rain on show days. This year threatened to be the … Continue reading

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News Brief

Yes, very briefly. First, Willow Tree (where I board Charm) lost another wonderful lesson horse recently. My trainer wanted to gift our barn manager with a remembrance of Dale, a Belgian draft who served not only as a lesson horse … Continue reading

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A little painting and a little news

I like to keep my Aquabord™ titles to only one word–don’t ask why, just some arbitrary decision I made years ago–which is how this one came to be titled “Joy”. I finished it over a month ago but it was … Continue reading

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A little sunlight in winter

I got the word that it would be extremely unlikely that the “hidden for now” painting would be seen on my blog before it was delivered to its intended recipient. The plan is to present this to the owner of … Continue reading

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Hidden for now

I’m starting a new Aquabord™ commission as a surprise Christmas present. Will have to check with the client to gauge possibility of early discovery if I post it. It’s an unusual one for me, as my Aquabords have all been … Continue reading

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Sky’s the limit

Here comes #3 out of a projected 10 large paintings inspired by clouds reflected around lily pads floating on the Mill Pond.   The undercoat for this one has a bit more feeling of motion to it than the first … Continue reading

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Another horsey weekend in East Lansing

I skipped the annual Michigan Horse Council’s Stallion Expo last year when I decided to go to the Kentucky Reining Finals instead. Kentucky was a bit much of a journey so I returned to Michigan State University’s ag pavilion this … Continue reading

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