Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Brandy Fine Art Acrylic Painting gallops along
"Brandy," is a commissioned piece of fine art for a Louisville client. I love it when there is an intriguing story behind the client's subject matter for the painting. Brandy, a white horse, was a family's dear friend for many years, willing to please, kind and gentle. The horse is a beloved companion that came of age in the 1970s.My client has plans to surprise her dear friend - who owned the horse - with the painting.
It has been challenging to add details to make a white horse stand out in a light background of trees, brush and shrubs. Using an aged and washed-out photograph as a guide, and changing the photo to black and white has helped immensely to move the project along with pizzazz and contrast. Thanks to Louisville Artist Amy Welborn for this great tip.
Posted by Barkingdog
Carol Labashosky's Barking Dog Enterprises is an art idea company featuring Scrapboarding, a unique form of fine art collage where themes materialize in 3-D. Scrapboarding combines paint, photos and memorabilia affixed to boards in dramatic vibrant compositions. Visit my studio and gallery at Mellwood Arts Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., #136, Louisville, Ky.