Tag: horse painting

New Painting! After the Race; Scraping Sweat

When traveling in Mongolia, one often sees the herders out taking care of their animals. Often they’re wearing western clothes, but a lot of them wear del, the traditional long garment. It’s very practical and makes them look very dashing. What isn’t quite so dashing are the ubiquitous […]

New Painting! Mongol Horse

This young stallion was part of a bachelor group that I photographed at Ikh Nartiin Chuluu Nature Reserve last September. The soft edges of some of his markings made me think of watercolor washes. I hope that I’ll see him again in July.

Mongolia Monday

I started some fun paintings from my new Mongolian reference last week and thought I’d share a couple of them in progress. I’m experimenting with a new way of starting, based on something I learned from John Seerey-Lester. Up till now I’ve begun by drawing directly with the […]