Same subject, different take…

March 17, 2015

THE OLD SCHOOLHOUSE is once again the subject……

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THIS TIME around, a horse was to be included, which meant it could not be a nocturnal scene, as that would be an odd addition to a night painting.  The choice was made to have only a single horse, even though horses are most often seen in pairs or groups, being a social animal…..

 

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THE DECISION over depicting a single horse was selected as adding to the feeling of isolation: a lone horse beside an abandoned school in a lonely, forgotten field in the dead of winter……

“FROZEN IN TIME”  

watercolour, 12″ x 15″, 140 lb. Arches Cold Press Paper, Kamloops Courthouse Gallery, Kamloops, British Columbia   http://www.kamloopscourthousegallery.ca

 

 

 

 

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One Response to “Same subject, different take…”

  1. Thank you for visiting my site, Lance. Your work is stunning. I was delighted by your progressions of March 12–16 (comments off, so I’m commenting here). It’s fascinating to see how other artists strategize their canvas. Watercolor is maddening and wonderful. You have learned to truly dance with yours.

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