11″ x 8.5″ image on 13″ x 19″ archival matte paper.
I noticed how black these two horses noses were, and how expressive.
The next few were done at Mt. Lyford Horse Treks about a week ago. I have been working on the websites – Otahuna is done though it needs more content, and I have the structure for Mt. Lyford almost re-vamped.
I am still sketching! But slowly.
Right now working on Otahuna Horse Riding website. Pleased to have got it up & running and now there is more content to get on.
Last weekend spent some time with the horses & riders and have sketches coming!
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This print is in a limited edition of 25 GiclÃ©e prints on A4, 21 cm x 29.7 cm archival paper. The image size is 17.5 cm x 12.5 cm. The next available print is: 1/25 Purchase Print
Line. In process but not satisfied.
“No art is less spontaneous than mine,” the French Painter Edgar Degas once said. “What I do is the result of reflection and the study of the great masters.”
He is not a bad master to start with. Here is one of his sketches:
Three of these coming up. Initially I thought I should not put the three versions up. The reason for that – I had a sense of cheating, and also that I do not want to use up my “quota”. But I slept on it and a few new thoughts crept in and now I post all three with gusto.
They look remarkably different, the exploration of backgrounds here is something unique to the digital medium, this is something to develop and fully realise. And I feel as if the media is asking to be used in this way… in the way a “column asks for a beam” to quote Louis Kahn.