Monday, November 16, 2015

New shoes for the horse

"New shoes"
6x6 inch
oil on gessobord
This painting I made from a picture made on the dude ranch in Bandera, Texas. The farrier was working in a shady spot under a tree. The horse seemed happy. The background needed a few adjustments. There was an edge of high, dry grass in front of the bushes and trees but then the depth in the painting was gone. I made the trees more blurry and added dark underneath the trees and it was an instant improvement.

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