Prince of Shadows

Prince of Shadows ~ 6″ x 6″ oil on hardboard panel For sale on Daily Paintworks…bidding starts at $39.00 Click here to bid…the link becomes active the afternoon of Dec. 19 My love of horses has been with me since I was a child. I remember so vividly, a spirited Morgan/Arab cross that I wasContinue reading “Prince of Shadows”

Out of the Shadows

Out of the Shadows ~ 6″ x 6″ oil on panel Here’s a change from the cows…I missed my horses! Cows are fun, but maybe I’m feeling more serious today. Horses are a lot more dignified, don’t you think? The challenge in painting this was taking my substandard reference photos and getting the look ofContinue reading “Out of the Shadows”

Dressage

Dressage ~ 7″ x 9″ oil on panel I finally feel like I’m back in the swing of painting again! Yay!  I’d had too much time off…too much time relaxing. Not a bad thing, I just felt like I forgot how to paint a little. How do I hold the brush again? How much paintContinue reading “Dressage”

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”

Sneek Peak ~ New painting in the works

Preliminary sketch for new painting Here’s a sneek peek at my upcoming painting. This one will be larger than my little 6 x 6’s…at 16″ x 20″. As usual, I combine multiple references and lighting effects to come up with a composition that works for me.  I try to stick with the rule of thirdsContinue reading “Sneek Peak ~ New painting in the works”

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:)”

Our Life’s Work

“Life’s Work” ~ 6″ x 6″ oil on panel BID NOW on Daily Paintworks “Often people attempt to live their lives backwards, they try to have more things or more money in order to do more of what they want so that they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. YouContinue reading “Our Life’s Work”

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”