Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Horses


I paint horses these days. They are beautiful and there are many of them on the pastures here in Colorado. I love the challenge of painting them and capturing the complexity of their muscle tones, and light reflecting off their shiny hair. Today I took a ride to a small town of Laporte - north of Fort Collins and there were hundreds of horses out in the rural part of the city. The light was incredible - there were dark clouds in the background and the sun was shining brightly on the pastures.

One of my favorites so far - done on Ampersand Pastelboard with soft pastels. Can you tell which color is my favorite color? :)

This painting is SOLD.

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