This portrait went to it’s new home today. It was my first horse in oil, used 2 reference photos 1 for the pose the other for the colours. I changed the background to make the grey pop out more so had to tweek the colours a little to reflect the darker background. A dappled grey is definitely a challenge to paint but enjoyable! Continue reading “Horse Commission “
Quiet day at work today so it’s some Gothic Blackletter practice for me. Only my second time and not done any for about 8 months so rusty to say the least.
Got the go ahead for a graphite family portrait this evening and photos have come through for a horse oil portrait. Busy times …shame the day job gets in the way! Right, next up is a quick cheeky Photoshop composite for a birthday card, then bed.