A Herd of Horse Portraits

A Herd of Horse Portraits

Before Christmas, I always get a little flurry of commissions for Christmas presents, which is lovely. I am usually commissioned for dogs, so when I was commissioned for five horse portraits I was very excited to get my equine artistry on again! These are five beautiful horses each postcard sized, on A3 watercolour paper. Painted in Derwent Inktense watercolour pencils layered both wet and dry, with a splash of gouache and white gel pen here and...

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Bay Arab

Bay Arab

This is one for me! Coloured pencil on recycled organic cotton paper. The beautiful paper was a gift, it’s so lovely but unfortunately very tricky to draw on! Little micro-layers of it kept peeling off when I tried to use my eraser or if my pencil was too sharp, so it was a learning curve!   Overall though this was a lot of fun. Usually when I do non-commission artwork, it’s a horse, and it lies unfinished forever. I did get to...

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