The story behind the emerald horse.
I don’t think I’ve drawn/painted a still life since high school. The one on the left was done holding the tip of the brush–so with less control–and the one on the right was done holding close to the brush end–more control. I’m not sure which I like better. Except for the lemons, I undoubtedly like… Continue reading Still life
If you have a tack shop, a coffee shop, a restaurant, a house, a tack room, a spare wall anywhere, I’ve got cool stuff for you to buy. Some of my favorite shots are now up in my Redbubble shop, paying tribute to foxhunting and the fine sport of eventing.
Made a color wheel with watercolors for the first time ever. I had art books when I was a kid–lots of them, actually–but never an art class. It was only after college that I decided to make a concerted effort to get better at drawing. My first move was to buy a coffee table book… Continue reading Watercolors
Midas is a foxhunter. Though, he hasn’t gone much in the past 4 years. The hunt he typically goes out with isn’t really a break-neck crazy crew. They jump teeny logs at a run through the woods, sure, but if they come up to anything remotely serious they stop and going over one at a… Continue reading What is it about fences?
Note: This post originally appeared 8/16/2012 on my other blog. This brings us to The Dark Knight Rises. Spoiler Alert. Just in case you still haven’t seen the movie. Though, it’s been out so long that all plot points are fair game. A perceptive youtuber made this Batman trilogy supertrailer with a voiceover from the… Continue reading The Dark Knight Rises
Midas has this annoying little habit of yanking on the reins when he’s standing. He’s done it as long as I’ve known him, and it’s pretty much never been a priority for me to deal with. First lesson was don’t move your feet without permission. There were days when it was 10-15 minutes before I… Continue reading Chomping