Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Watering and Currying

Slowed down to a four-beat walking gait and headed back to the stable for water and grooming.

Great ride.

The First Time This Happened, I Was Twenty-Eight Years Old
12x12"; acrylic, latex, India ink, and water-based and oil pastels on canvas
abstract
2018
$250

12 comments:

  1. This puts me in a happy place because it reminds me Spring is on the way!

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    1. Yay! Glad that it works as a winter antidote for you—as it does for me!

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  2. Dotty I am so in love with this!! I love everything about it! Love those swirls, the patterns... the greens.... everything.
    I know you need a bit of rest, but I am ready for your next "ride". Ha ha ha ha ;) Happy creative day to you my friend!

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    1. Sheila, thanks so much. Everything about this ride was a joy to me, and I'm delighted that the joy shines through to you. I'm already on my saddle covering ground with the next ride …

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  3. Beautiful, Dotty! I love the sprinkles of pink mixed in that green background. Yes, spring!

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  4. Great painting! Love the addition of the pastel and the paint and the lines - love it all - the transparency draws me in and I want to explore all the layers. Two thumbs up Dotty - paint another!!

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    1. Janet, thanks for your specific feedback re pastel, paint, line, transparency, and layers! And thanks for the encouragement to paint another—I'm hoping to keep the energy that fueled this painting kindled for another run.

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  5. Gorgeousness....Monet made modern. At once soft and punchy. This piece is breathtaking!

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    1. woot woot! love that this piece was both soft and punchy in your eyes, Jen. Thanks!

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  6. Just makes me happy! Love how you kept the blues but added the touch of burnt orange?.

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    1. Thanks, Carol. I love that a painting that had me feeling happy in the creating has others feeling happy in the viewing, yourself included : )

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