Category Archives: conte

Today’s Equine Art – Sport Morgan

Morgans are great sport horses, known for their versatility. Plus, they are pretty! Here’s Silly, a dressage star. This is oil pencil with conte, 8 x 10″ on green charcoal paper.

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Today’s Equine Art – Morgan and Welsh Cob

A couple of young bachelors square off in a friendly sparring match. This piece is a mix of oil pencil, pastel and conte crayon, size 18 x 24″ on pastel board. A Christmas commission. Shhhhh……..

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Today’s Project – Keeshonden

These lovely dogs were quite a pair. They belong to a friend of mine, Laurie, who also has Morgans. She wasn’t sure about this photo as something to work from, but I just loved it. It is very natural and … Continue reading

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Today’s Equine Art – Laddie the Morgan

This is Laddie, a Morgan gelding with a fun personality. I took photos as this piece progressed so you can watch it grow.

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Today’s Equine Art – Buckskin

I’d been hanging out with Rex Peterson near Nashville, while he trains a whole string of Secretariats for the upcoming Disney movie. The head wrangler, Rusty Hendrickson is a big gruff mountain man from Montana, and a veteran of many … Continue reading

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Today’s Project – Morgan Horse

A Morgan horse in saddle seat garb. This piece is oil pencil and conte, about 8 x 10″ on black charcoal paper. It’s another project to benefit Forever Morgans Rescue. Here’s the eBay link.

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Today’s Project – Forever Morgans

This is a fundraiser for Forever Morgans, a rescue group that is trying to save some Morgan/Part Morgan horses from going to slaughter. This piece is about 8 x 10″ on black pastel board. It’s oil pencil/pastel and conte. Below … Continue reading

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Today’s Project

“Cruiser” is a German shepherd bred by my friend Susan Sanchez, Sander-Haus German Shepherds in Virginia. Susan raises beautiful dogs from imported German bloodlines. This piece is pastel and conte, about 9 x 12″.

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International Equine Art Competition

I was surprised to receive notification today that my pastel drawing of Sophie, a Morgan mare, won eighth place in the Ex Arte Equinus International Competition. The drawing will be published in the Ex Arte Equinus II Book, which will … Continue reading

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Today’s Project – German Shepherd

This is Killian, a sable male who unfortunately died this year. His portrait is done on black in oil pencil and conte. This is about 12 x 18″.

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