Gypsy Vanner


I hadn’t thought about it until today but my recent paintings have all been about relationships. This new painting is no exception. I have loved the photo since the first time I saw it. the photo was taken by Jamie Mammano, an excellent photographer. And she captured a tender moment between a young woman and …

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Horse Video

My good friend Sherry Long made this video at our horse workshop last year. She edited it and added music. I so appreciate her doing that. Now you can see a workshop demo. 🙂 I hope in the future we can have a speed video of an entire painting. That would be very cool! Horse Video   …

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Miss Scarlet at the Finish Line

I finished the painting by puting in her beautiful mane, I am very pleased with the finish. I did go back and add more green to the background to make it seem more out doorsy.

Part 3

A lot has happened from this picture and the last. I added color to the body of the horse and finished the background. The white areas have a gray base and I added white over  top. I particularly like the shadow across Scarlet’s back. It is a blue gray. The mane will be the most …

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Miss Scarlet-Part 2

I am having so much fun painting this beautiful horse!! She belongs to Samantha VanSickle of StarFire Gypsy in Dobbins, CA. here is another update: I worked more on her face and added her ears. I wanted a dramatic background to set this horse off. So I added some very dark colors and some greens. …

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