Water Horse

Karolina animals, fantasy, horses, nature

“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it.” (Lloyd Alexander) Ocean floor airbushed on canvas board, 24 x 18 inch (61 x 46cm) Photoshop manipulated and hand drawn. Inspired by 1892 Walter Crane’s beautiful work of “Horses of Neptune”, this is my first freestyle image of a magical creature connected to the oceans. I often …

horse portrait artist

Rubin

Karolina animals, horses

“Rubin”   The softness of a horse’s eye is enough to warm up even the coldest of hearts.   Oil on canvas, 24 x 30 inch (61 x 77 cm) (SOLD)   Heavy horses have great strengths but gentle souls. I was captivated by Rubin, my friend’s dark cob horse with a blue eye (or, the “wall eye”), and his …

animal portrait artist devon

Friesian Stallion

Karolina animals, horses

“Friesian Stallion”   Ride the horse in the direction it is going. (Werner Erhard)   Oil on canvas, 16 inch diameter (40 cm) (NOT FOR SALE) In 2009, this Friesian Stallion portrait was a gift to a country singer and a personal friend of mine Peter Dula, who was battling cancer and, sadly, passed away. It was gifted back to …