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Monday, January 14, 2013

Horse portrait painting in pastel update

After spending nearly all afternoon working on the mane, I am pretty happy with what I have achieved so far. I will leave the muscular neck for another day (and the shadow below the mane) as I decided to move on to the forehead section of the horse. I love the spiral pattern of the fur on the forehead, also called a cowlick.  You can see the pattern more clearly upon enlargement of the image.
Horse portrait painting in pastel by Equine artist Colette Theriault

1 comment:

  1. This is fantastic...I loved clicking on it to see it bigger!!! Love it.