Thursday, April 28, 2011

Waiting to Show

8" x 10" oil on canvas board

This was a horse that was showing at the Dixie National Rodeo a couple of years ago.    I don't even know what kind of horse it is but thought he was pretty.   I'm still working with the palette knife but just on the background - didn't have the courage to tackle the entire horse.  I painted on top of a black ground and started to leave the background black but it looked like a painting on velvet that way so I decided to add the yellow background. 

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