One of the prompts for the 2022
Inktober event was “ponytail.” My interpretation, shown below, was a quick pen-and-ink drawing of a pony’s tail. 😀
I’m also including a photograph of a ponytail. Okay, it’s not really a pony, but people often mistook him for one.
This is Calypso Blue, a miniature horse I once owned. He measured 32 inches at his withers. Miniature horses are supposed to have proportions similar to full-sized horses, only smaller in size.
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First Friday Art
Summer is a great time to go see outdoor horse sculptures in Bend, Oregon. Here are some of my favorites.
This mare and foal sculpture by
Bernie Jestrabek-Hart is at the High Desert Museum. Constructed of barbed wire, this piece portrays a tender moment in a work that is strong yet delicate. Bernie wrote the book, , to help others interested in working in this medium. Creating Realistic Works of Art with Barbed Wire
Mare & Foal by Bernie Jestrabek-Hart
This draft horse standing within three large circles of steel is by
Devin Laurence Field. Horses played an integral role in Bend’s logging industry. Devin painstakingly constructs each steel piece in a process that includes cutting, forging, pressing, welding, grounding and polishing. This sculpture is in a roundabout in the northeast part of Bend.
Might of the Work Force by Devin Laurence Field Continue reading
Crane Creek Ranch Sculpture
Old bits & spurs from days gone by live on in this collage at Fort Rock Homestead Village Museum.