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K Taylor-Green
11-14-2007, 01:24 PM
Course, you guys know I paint a lot of these! But this is the first major piece I have done since my sister passed away in the Spring. It is totally in my comfort zone, which I thought would help me to get out of my slump.
It is done on velour board, assorted soft pastels, about 14 x 19.
C&C always welcome.http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/14-Nov-2007/41107-Dramatic_Arab3WC.jpg

Donna T
11-14-2007, 03:10 PM
This is so nice, Kate. Those eyes are just so soft and tender looking. I'm glad you are over your slump and wish you happier days ahead.

Donna

Peiwend
11-14-2007, 03:25 PM
Great movement throughout and lovely colours.

_________________Wendell

Kathryn Day
11-14-2007, 03:53 PM
Wow, this is amazing Kate. Love the background.

LJW
11-14-2007, 04:16 PM
Absolutely beautiful. Jane

water girl
11-14-2007, 04:27 PM
There are a lot of interesting things going on in this piece. Wonderful!

maggie latham
11-14-2007, 05:37 PM
Kate,
Lovely! Soft and free. Beautiful background also.
Maggie

CJMonty
11-14-2007, 07:39 PM
WOW, what a beautiful horse Kate. Is he yours? Good to see you painting again.

In fact must get myself organised to take a pic of my latest painting when I get it finished, it will be the first I've posted in a long while. Many of my others are copies of other artists in order to practice.

Take Care and keep painting.
Love Carolynn :) :heart: :heart:

rhapsodyerin
11-14-2007, 07:56 PM
What a beautiful job.:thumbsup: Your free-flowing style reflects the character of the breed. Great painting.:clap:

Kathryn Wilson
11-14-2007, 08:02 PM
Glad to see you painting again Kate!

Tracer
11-14-2007, 10:58 PM
Such a wonderful piece! So soulfull and majestic at the same time. Beautifully done!

Tracy

K Taylor-Green
11-14-2007, 11:21 PM
Thanks everyone, it feels good to call myself an artist again!

Mary Brigid
11-15-2007, 04:26 AM
So lovely Kate. Full of emotion. delighted you are back
Mary Brigid

Paula Ford
11-15-2007, 05:43 AM
WOW Kate! Fantastic!!

Paula

Tracy Lewis
11-15-2007, 06:30 AM
Sorry to hear of your loss. Hope you find some comfort in creating these beautiful paintings. You really have caught the loving nature of the Arabian. xxx

Clever
11-15-2007, 10:24 AM
Love the movement and colors. :)

Diana_pastels
11-15-2007, 10:26 AM
Kate, this is beautiful. I love the vibrant colors, very soulful. Good to see you painting again.
Diana

K Taylor-Green
11-18-2007, 11:35 AM
Thanks Diane and Margaret!

Tressa
11-18-2007, 04:38 PM
Kate! I know exactly what you were going thru!! Glad to see you painting again, and the horse is beautiful!!! Absolutely "mystical"!!!
Tres

Maureen Grantham
11-18-2007, 05:55 PM
Beautiful, love the gentle face.

K Taylor-Green
11-18-2007, 09:37 PM
Thanks Tres. It was really hard. I figured that painting would get me through the hard time. But it was the opposite! I just couldn't settle to anything.
It is getting better and I have another piece in the planning stages.

Thanks to you too, Maureen!

Karen Margulis
11-19-2007, 07:25 AM
Fantastic painting Kate!!! It's great to see you painting again.

Karen

formerlyunknownart
11-19-2007, 07:00 PM
this is so soft and gentle... the horse looks sad... did painting this help with your grief? I recently lost a friend too and never stopped painting through the pain... it helped a lot. I hope you are feeling better and that this painting helped with the healing process... much hugs to you.