Size: 16"W x 20"H x 0.1"D
Year Created: 2018
We once stood silent as corral posts and watched this horse whisperer work his gentle magic on this leery horse. I wanted to capture the patience of the cowboy and the wary acquiescence of the horse in my drawing, so I composed it to make the pair appear to be walking down off my paper. (An hour later, this horse willingly wore a saddle.) Matted in acid-free ivory mat board to fit a standard sized 16x20 frame.
Clouds towering above vast horizons. Scraggly critters. Blossoms nestled in cactus spines. I'm a seventh generation Texan, and the desert southwest is in my blood. In Houston, Midland, Lubbock, I've always been an artist. For two decades, I co-piloted a corporate jet beside my captain husband. I'm passionate about painting silent sunrises, rioting sunsets and the seductively beautiful, treacherous clouds I once skirted with respect. Flying was good, but as a 2004 Xmas gift to ourselves, we hung up our wings, sold our Lubbock, TX home of 26 years and intending to travel the continent, moved into a big RV. A trip to the remote Texas mountains changed our plans. We're still full-time RVers and love the freedom, but we rooted onto a ranch into the high desert of Far West Texas. I have a rustic studio within walking distance of our mountainside RV site. Across from my studio is a high- end fine art gallery, where I'm the artist-in-residence. Our neighbors are wildlife. It's a good life!