Thursday, January 17, 2013

30 in 30 Day 16

This is the last of the ponies I painted Sunday.  It was actually third in the sequence, but I wasn't happy with his nose, so I went back and added a darker background in front of his face.  The reference photo for this one was a gray horse, so it was difficult to find good darks on him.  I like the peaceful expression on his face.

Grazing Pony 4
7"x5"
Watercolor on 140# paper

2 comments:

  1. Love these horse portraits! This one is particular peaceful and tender... The gradation of dark in front of his face did show off the expression beautifully.

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    1. Thanks, Arena! I love your flowers too!

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