I took a great photo of Raisins farrier when he was showing Harley and Beau a couple of weeks ago.
He has luxurious mustaches.
Here’s the photo I took in the barn when he took a quick break.
Filing shaving who knew it was such a job. Not to speak of holding up the foot of such a large beast. Harley is 17.2 hands. A big fellow!
As you can see it’s hard work shoeing horses. They have been known to sit on farriers while their shoes are being changed.
I was surprised he was all done in about an hour. Busy guy!!
The sketch. Drawn on 140# cold press fluid paper.
At this point he’s pretty scary looking. The shadows on his cheek look too dark.
Besides I had to watch the last show of Call the Midwives. LOVE that series. Now I can watch it all over again. Yes I have it on DVR!
Once you don’t like a painting it’s a good opportunity to just mess with it.
So I hit the background with the spray bottle. What a great effect. Juicy runny spotty color. LOVE The effect.
Love the speckles the runs and then the light areas. Try it. Such fun!!
See?! All gone! Got to love fluid paper for its liftability.
Yesterday I didn’t like the dark ick colored shadows on his cheek. Funny today they don’t bother me. I guess time fixes paintings as well as the heart. Lol!
Margaret who has to get drawing now. Xoxox