Tag Archives: animal artwork

“The Spanish Dancer” – horse drawing

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Just finished this drawing last night. I rendered it as a personal tribute of sorts, for the Spanish Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art.  I substituted the original white horse for one of my favorite colored horses, which you’ll soon see.  Drawn mostly using a 6B Wolffs carbon pencil with a little bit of Nitram HB charcoal for the softer areas. Hope you enjoy. I’ve provided some close ups of the drawing so that you can see the details. Continue reading “The Spanish Dancer” – horse drawing

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PATRON’S AWARD winner – People’s choice award

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Today was the final day for the 45th Annual Prairie Art Exhibit. Previously, I had listed the two awards earned from the juried exhibit. Today, I was given a third award: The Patron’s Award. For more information on this award, please continue reading. Continue reading PATRON’S AWARD winner – People’s choice award

TWO ORIGINALS FOR SALE

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This past Fall, I participated in Vernon Filley Art Museum’s first ever “Call To Artists” show, which ran from early October, 2018 until April 13th, 2019.  The two pieces I submitted for jury and display are now back home, and they are looking for a permanent home. These are ORIGINALS, not prints. Continue reading TWO ORIGINALS FOR SALE

Awarded 2nd Place and Merit in Recent Juried Art Exhibit

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On Monday, April 8th, 2019, I submitted three drawings into the juried 45th Annual Prairie Art Exhibit, held inside the Studio 96 Gallery in Sterling, Kansas.  The juror was Jim Clements, whose oil paintings have been awarded both nationally and internationally, so I was very nervous, yet excited to see if my work would be acceptable to someone of his caliber.  Continue reading Awarded 2nd Place and Merit in Recent Juried Art Exhibit

“Happy” – charcoal horse drawing

Say ‘hello” to “Happy” the horse!

My latest charcoal horse drawing along with a little information on how I rendered this piece. Continue reading “Happy” – charcoal horse drawing

“Sunflower” – charcoal horse drawing

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Just finished this one last night. Still have a few minor touch-ups to do, after waking up with fresh eyes to see it more clearly.  A couple of close-up shots are below the main image. Nitram charcoal on Fabriano Artistico hotpress water-color paper 300 gsm.  Have a great day! Continue reading “Sunflower” – charcoal horse drawing

“The Gallant” – horse drawing, new technique

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It’s not often I decide to deviate from my normal drawing style, but I thought I would attempt a long drawing using a new technique; well, it’s “new” to me anyway.  The technique is known as “hatching” and can be done in a variety of styles. So I decided to combine several of these styles and try my hand at hatching on one of my more popular subjects – a horse! Continue reading “The Gallant” – horse drawing, new technique

“Melancholic Beauty” – charcoal horse drawing

Greetings!  Hope you are having a great evening.

Just finished this charcoal drawing tonight. Strathmore 500 bristol plate ultra-smooth using Nitram vine/willow charcoals and Generals compressed charcoal.  Hope you enjoy.

Continue reading “Melancholic Beauty” – charcoal horse drawing

“Hello There, Handsome!” – carbon horse drawing

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Hope everyone is having a good New Year! Another horse drawing being posted today. Pretty simple: Wolffs carbon on Fabriano Artistico hotpress water-color paper. Enjoy!  And “no” there will not be prints made but this piece will be up for sale shortly.  Thank you for your interest and for following the blog! Continue reading “Hello There, Handsome!” – carbon horse drawing

“The Honey Maker” – drawing

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Hope everyone has had a good weekend so far. Today’s drawing is the last in a series of floral drawings for this year. I hope you enjoy.  Continue reading “The Honey Maker” – drawing