Thoughts on Why I’m an Artist

False Modesty ~ 7″ x 9″ oil on canvas panel For sale on Daily Paintworks BID HERE Why am I an artist? Hmmmm…. I remember sitting at the coffee table, at five or six years old. We had a brown shag rug that tickled my knees.  Someone had given me a sheet of tracing paperContinue reading “Thoughts on Why I’m an Artist”

Sunlit Bay

Sunlit Bay  6″ x 6″ oil on panel For sale on Daily Paintworks BID HERE My attempt at showing strong sunlight on a dark horse…I must say he was a bit of a challenge, but I really enjoy working with the rich colors.  This little guy is on Daily Paintworks starting at a really reasonableContinue reading “Sunlit Bay”

Blue ~ or the otherwise white horse:)

Blue ~ 6″ x 6″ oil on panel For sale on Daily Paintworks BID NOW Well, the horse obsession isn’t going anywhere anytime soon! I’m happy to report that I’ve found a subject that I don’t seem to get sick of painting, other than my kids! I’m on a roll! I’m working on a fewContinue reading “Blue ~ or the otherwise white horse:)”

Thoughtful ~ White Horse Portrait

Thoughtful ~  6″ x 6″ oil on panel  For sale on Daily Paintworks CLICK HERE to bid bidding starts at $35 Happy Solstice, everyone! And happy new beginnings. According to the Mayan calendar, today doesn’t mark the end of the world, but the end of a cycle. Today is the first day of the newContinue reading “Thoughtful ~ White Horse Portrait”

The Shaggy Pony

The Shaggy Pony 18″ x 18″ gallery wrapped canvas $1200.00 This pony reminds me of Ireland…they have lots of beautiful, shaggy ponies…It inspired me to write a poem, which I haven’t done in a long time, but I’ve been longing for the place lately… O beautiful misty land of my dreams I want to unfurlContinue reading “The Shaggy Pony”

Sundance the Buckskin

“Sundance” ~ 12″ x 16″ oil on Raymar Panel BID NOW on Daily Paintworks My newest painting…I’ve always been particularly enamoured with the buckskin, ever since “Dances with Wolves”. I wanted that horse so bad! I love the feeling of exuberance in his pose, like he’s about to explode into flight. I tried hard toContinue reading “Sundance the Buckskin”

Beautiful Blue ~ Overo paint mustang

Beautiful Blue ~ 12″ x 16″ oil on Raymar panel For Sale on Daily Paintworks BID NOW Isn’t he gorgeous? I’ve always had a fascination with blue-eyed animals. They are so rare yet so striking. I designed this guy with dramatic light to accentuate that blue eye… Like I’ve probably already mentioned at least aContinue reading “Beautiful Blue ~ Overo paint mustang”

Dreams of Pegasus

12″ x 16″ oil on canvas covered wood panel For sale on Daily Paintworks BID NOW Lately I’ve returned to my first love…horses. I have to say, I was really inspired by this month’s International Artist winner, B.K. Lawes and his beautiful horse painting…just stunning with the black background and dramatic lighting.  This painting isContinue reading “Dreams of Pegasus”

Equine Trio ~ three of my recent horse portraits

 Backlit Beauty 6″ x 6″ oil on panel (SOLD)  Golden Boy ~ 6″ x 6″ oil on canvas panel Black Charger~ 6″ x 6″ oil on canvas panel Here’s a few of my recent little horse portraits. The top one sold from my Daily Paintworks page last week, I’m happy to report that the middle oneContinue reading “Equine Trio ~ three of my recent horse portraits”

Teamwork~ 10″ x 10″ oil on gallery wrapped canvas I finished these guys a few days ago, but I kept forgetting to photograph them until it got dark! So…now it’s done. This gorgeous pair of draught horses are the hardest workers in Barkerville, an old restored mining town that operates as a park in theContinue reading