Posts Tagged ‘equine art’

PJ Funny Bunny – A Traditional Portrait

PJ Portrait in Oil

This is PJ Funny Bunny. His owner told me he arrived at that name because of his ears. I see this horse all the time because he is boarded at the same place our Thea is. Marti is the owner, and her husband, Anthony asked me to do this portrait for her as a surprise.…

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A Non-Traditional Portrait

Merlin- a Non-Traditional Portrait

Recently I had the pleasure of painting a non-traditional portrait. A gentleman and his wife were in the studio around Christmas and asked about a painting they had seen some months before. It reminded the wife of one of her horses, Merlin. I told them I had sold it, and they were disappointed. A little…

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Thea – Equine Portrait in Oil

Thea 16x20 oil on canvas

Equine portrait This is our horse, Thea. I was very eager to do this particular equine portrait, as you can imagine. She’s a liver chestnut, a color of horse which I really love. She’s a rich deep red, not the coppery orange of a regular chestnut. Funny enough, she is exactly the same color as…

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Domino

Domino - 16 x 20 on canvas

This is Domino, she is our horse’s pasture buddy. She is very sweet! Her features are on the small and feminine side, and she has thick, long lashes. She belongs to Alison and is used for lessons for little riders. I watched one of the young riders put her halter on the other day; it…

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Autumn Equine

Autumn by Monica Yother

This makes me think of Autumn with it’s lingering warm air some days and cooler breezes in the evenings. I used a burlap strip to help create the textured ground. I have this in the studio now.

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Sparks Fly

Sparks Fly

I painted this in an oil painting class I took at Athens State University. We could paint anything, and this just sort of happened. It has all my favorite colors – Prussian blue, rich golds and reds and of course a very dark background. It was a lot like painting a dancer. “Sparks Fly” is…

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