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Thursday, August 9, 2012

On the Ready - pastel

14 x 18 inches, pastel on board.   This was a challenging piece for me.   I used four reference photos and combined them into this painting.  I almost scrapped the painting in the early stages due to the complications of combining so many references.  I like being able to do this.  I can tell any story I wish, and lets face it.... no photo of a scene like this is going to have everything thats needed for a painting (unless you have the time and photographic equipment, and access, then maybe you might luck out and get a photo with clouds just right, cows just right, horse and rider just right, etc) 

Hope you like it.