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Small Horse Painting

small horse painting

Small Horse Painting Details

This little gem is created with a minimalist theme in mind. I used thick dabs of heavy body acrylic paint, colored pencils and some precise and confident brushwork to create it. The result is a lovely small horse painting that packs a punch. This is what I tend to do best. Take something simple and make it 'sing' by using a creative bold approach when painting it.

Sometimes I feel like a smaller paintings are created with a sense of urgency and freshness that's difficult to achieve in larger works. The focus becomes the subject and not trying to cover the canvas which tends to make a painting feel hectic. I also tend to get lost along the way when working larger so these smaller paintings help bring me back to 'home base' when I get lost along the way.

HorsesRobert Joyner