This painting was the first in a series of paintings on Icelandic horses. I wanted to show of this beautiful animal in a captivating way. As always I am interested in capturing the “correct” drawing, color, edges and values of what I am painting, but I wanted to take these works a little further. I decided that the background would be as minimal as possible, giving the main subject complete focus. Click here to see the full series. This particular painting was in my show “The horse and Raven” in november this year.