Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Today's Equine Art

I was commissioned to do Paula's ancient Tennessee Walker, King. He is a black horse with a little star and snip, and a very kind, expressive face. It's always fun to watch the work progress, so I took photos as I went along. This is oil pencil on black, 11 x 15".

Here's the outline.

Blocking in some highlights.

Now adding some more color details and highlights.

The finished painting. You can really see the soul in this old man.

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