04 May, 2011

Horse Sketch Wednesday


Horse Sketch
5.5" x 5.5"
Pastel & Charcoal
Casey Klahn
pas camera

11 comments:

Sonya Johnson said...

Very cool! Horses lend themselves to these gestural paintings more than any other animal, I think. And, after spending 12 years painting horses in exacting realism, loose, expressionist works such as this are almost all that appeal to my aesthetics anymore.

Equine art can easily walk the same path of the lighthouse or sunset painting: kitschy and contrived. No worries about that here!

Carole Buschmann said...

I really like your edges Casey.

Brian McGurgan said...

Beautiful strokes and suggested form in this one, Casey. I enjoyed the recent photos from your studio, too - glad to hear things are productive there in eastern Washington.

Celeste Bergin said...

yeah. sketch horses on Wednesdays! yeah! (this one is a winner)

billie said...

I love your colors, this is dream like.

Casey Klahn said...

Thanks, Billie.

Casey Klahn said...

Thanks, Celeste. I just threw in the Wednesday part for fun.

Casey Klahn said...

I appreciate it, Brian. Things are finally springing up - a couple of perfect days and now I'll have to mow the lawn.

Casey Klahn said...

Thanks, Carole.

Casey Klahn said...

Coming from an equine artist, I appreciate it. Sonya - I can count on one hand the times I've drawn a horse. Don't know why I take that approach.

This one just galloped out of my imagination.

Jala Pfaff said...

It's a Rothenberg/Klahn! A Klathenberg!

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