Black Lab, Draft Horse Portraits

Draft Horse Team in oils, 12 x 18 on hardboard panel, 'work in progress'

Black Lab, 'work in progress' commissioned pet portrait

9 x 12 on cradle board, no framing necessary

The glare from the wet paint obscures the sutble color variations within the shadows so the depth and richness of the oil paint is lost on these photos but hopefully you can still enjoy watching the process unfold.

I am really enjoying the deep shadows on the belgain gelding in the top photo. When the paint dries I will post a close up so you can see the color variations. These big boys are fun to paint because they have this wonderful muscling and lighting. I love the purpley blues and warm golds. They will be set against a clear blue sky and snow covered ground. I can see already how they are gonna pop when the background goes in.

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