Friday, June 12, 2015

Dreams of Friesians

After several long months I finally finished up this big boy.  It had been hogging up my drafting table since November.  This is the largest colored pencil drawing I have ever attempted, and I am quite happy with how it turned out.  I have no idea how many hours were spent on this project, but it's probably safe to say that I won't be pulling out the colored pencils again for a long time. The thought of how much faster and easier this would be to complete in paint soured my thoughts on more than one occasion during the process.  This pretty boy has a happy home in my living room for now.  

Thursday, June 11, 2015

American Pharoah

American Pharoah
Acrylic on Canvas
Sooo excited that I got to witness a triple crown win! American Pharoah is an incredible horse, and I might have shed a small tear or two when he crossed the finish line. So of course he became my artistic inspiration for the day. I'm not entirely sure if it's finished or not, but I figured no good things could happen from continuing to paint after 1am.