Posts Tagged ‘longhorn painting’


So it took me awhile until I found my voice

I think the problem was that my models for these two, though different cattle were both a dingy gray solid with no flashy color. Well … that wouldn’t do. So I started adding some flash but still working fairly realistic in color and wasn’t really connecting. The more I worked the more color I kept pumping into it until finally it all kinda clicked.  Neither of these two are done BTW, Lots more to bring them to life but at least I am enthused about them now.

Here’s the panoramic of their placement on the whole.

It measures (working size) 20×40 inches and is mixed media on suede (cuz’ that seems to be my thing now.) The weird wrinkles are because this piece has a film over it. For more info as to why, you can read this post on my artistic process.


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