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Thanks so much for visiting my page. I am glad you are here. Since you've stopped by I am guessing that you are a fan of horse art, or wild horses, or both! The first thing you should know is that I am passionate about wild horses. They are beautiful, majestic, fierce, gentle, family oriented, and in danger of vanishing forever. That is a thought I find completely unacceptable. And, that's why I paint wild horses and donate the proceeds from the sales of my paintings to support the groups who work to protect and keep them safe. Simple as that.
I'd like to be able to tell you about my extensive art career, but I can't. I started painting at the age of 60, when I retired. I started by taking lessons at a local gallery. Most of the rest of what I have learned has been through, well, just painting. I have loads of books and I follow many, many artists whose work I admire. I try to learn through seeing and reading, but honestly, I think I have learned the most through just painting. I paint a lot -- most days, and sometimes many hours a day. Retirement is nice in that it gives me the freedom to do this. I paint mainly in oils now, though I have painted in acrylics. I attempt to capture the essence of these majestic wild creatures in my work, and hopefully, create awareness about their plight.
You will start noticing some western art mixed in with the horses. I love western art and have collected it for years. I thought it was high time I tried my hand at producing some of my own. I will still donate the lion's share of the sales proceeds from these paintings to support the horses.
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