Bare Back Rider Continued

I have continued to work on this painting of the horse and girl. Choosing colors is always a challenge. It is important to find what works for each painting. I have favorite colors that I use over and over but they are not always the best choice.  It takes several layers of brown and other colors to develop a deep rich color for the horse. I also wanted to use cooler colors in the mane on the top of his head because it reflects the sky.

Here’s my work so far:

US 4 US 5

 

working on the young lady today and will post those pictures soon.

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