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Friday, February 25, 2011
When a Horse is a Mule
"Off to the Races"
6x6 Oil on museum quality panel
, is a dear friend and wonderful artist specializing in animals.
& I used to be studio mates and I never attempted to paint animals because I wouldn't be able to capture the beauty that
could. However, many years ago on a painting outing, I found that the only subject available was my worst nightmare, a horse. So I dived in and "painted" the horse. Upon bringing the painting back to the studio, I asked Veronica what she thought of my painting. In her wonderful British accent, she said..."Nice mule". So fast forward 8 years and here's my latest attempt at a horse.
, I'll patiently await to hear whether I've improved and can now hear..."Nice horse". A honest critique goes down better with a lovely accent. Everyone needs a "
I hope to post some more "horses" next week that are a bit different. Having fun pushing out of my comfort zone.
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