And away they go

Yesterday I went down to the UPS Store and shipped my three Equine Art entries up to Emerald Downs. They need to arrive by Tuesday (UPS Store claimed they would get there Monday) and the show will run from July 10-12, with opening night and awards on Thursday the 9th. I won’t be able to

Finishing “Comin'”

I took “Comin’” to my critique group on June 17th. When you go to a critique group, it’s important to keep your ears open and your mouth shut. I don’t think I did a good job at either this time. A few things I just wasn’t going to do, but what I heard was that

Getting my paintings in a row

Once again, painting night has rolled around. Tomorrow is the final critique group before I have to ship my paintings up to Equine Art. “Shoes and Shadows” has come back from “Galloping Out”. I made one small adjustment and rephotographed it. It will go up, and I’ll use my new image to submit it to

37 years

If you have any connection to horses (and probably even if you don’t) you know by know that Amerian Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes today and thus ended the 37 year drought of Triple Crown winners. Let the party start! I have never seen a Triple Crown winner “live.” I was alive when Seattle Slew

Derby Weekend update

Somehow Kentucky Derby weekend has come and gone without a pre-blog on my site. It wasn’t that I wasn’t paying attention; with Facebook it’s been all Derby, all the time. I just haven’t had much to say. This year none of the horses had really “caught my fancy” the way California Chrome did last year.