Tonight’s painting is another of my Spirit Pony series. I found some photos of gathering the ranch horses for branding, and have been using them as inspiration for these little pieces. I need to look at the photo in order to get the horses legs right. I know they only have 4 legs, but when they run, it get complicated and if I don’t draw them right, they soon lose all resemblance to running horses. To add some whimsy I’m painting them funky colours and scenarios. It’s fun, and a playing artist is a happy artist.