Friday, May 30, 2008

Morning Horse

horse by Lori Levin
horse by Lori Levin "Morning Horse 1 &2"
Acrylic on Canvas
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You may remember back a few posts the picture I sketched in my moleskine sketchbook of a similar image. In preparation for larger oil paintings I decided to do two smaller works to firm up my ideas. Morning is my favorite time of day and is most inspirational to me. I feel at peace and very connected to my surroundings at that time. This relaxed state can also be seen in the animals around me. These horses represent that feeling and have a dreamlike quality. They remind me of the glorious windows by Louis Comfort Tiffany. Someday I plan to learn to create windows like that. For now my paintings will do.

These two works will be shown and for sale at the next opening at First Impressions Art Gallery in Salem, NJ on June 13th. I will be there briefly as I need to rest up for two days of painting in plein air at the event in Millville on Saturday and Sunday. If you are interested in purchasing these works or would like to know more about the gallery show feel free to contact me at the studio.

Off to work on my secret dog portrait commission. I can't wait until I can show it to all of you!

Speaking of horses, let's all cheer for Big Brown to win Belmont so he can be a Triple Crown legend. I cannot tell you how excited I will be if this happens. Perhaps a painting of him will have to be done in his honor. How could I resist?


KleoPatra said...


i am not a fan of horse racing. i love wild horses and horses who get to roam free. Like the one in this gorgeous pictures, Lori.

More beautiful paintings... You are so talented!

Shabbat shalom!!

PhotoJoe said...

Love, LOVE these! Not a fan of horse racing, either, but I wish I would have went all in on Da'Tara at 38-1 in the Preakness today!