Tuesday, January 22, 2013

More horses


Not sure if this is finished yet, it’s acrylic on paper and as you can see I have tried to use a watercolour technique on the background. I would be interested to hear opinions on this.

The cold weather has finally caught up with us in East Cork, although we have not had snow like they have in other parts of Ireland and England. I’m sitting in my studio with three heaters going, trying to find inspiration to paint. I really should try to finish some of the 14/15 pictures I have started and am yet to complete.


  1. Wow! I love the energy in this painting, and I think your treatment of the background works very well. It adds to the excitement of the moment without being intrusive on the subjects. Well done! nancy

  2. Great stuff! The horses are pretty and there's a lot of dynamics in your painting!

  3. Lots of energy. I guess that I'm wondering about the size of the horses heads in comparison to each other.

  4. Yea Sandra left hand head could be a bit bigger!

  5. Hello Phil. Sorry I've been away - laptop problems :-(
    But I come back to this great painting. There is wonderful movement here. To me, the background contributes to the overall movement.
    Superb mate!

  6. Striking painting, I love it. Her expression is so well captured.
    This is beautiful. Really enjoyed catching up with your blog. What a great painting. There were so many amazing views - I could have painted many more too
    it's very nice blog, keep wondorfull and sharing your blog.
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