This is the first pencil drawing I have ever done of a horse. A friend of mine rides horses in the USA, and she asked me to have a go. When I draw from a photograph I generally use Aviary Photo Editor to make the image black and white because only then I can see the tones of the photograph. I am still learning and wouldn’t even attempt to paint an animal at the moment because I don’t feel confident enough. 

 

4 thoughts on “Horse in Pencil

  1. That’s actually really good! It looks both realistic and ethereal, so your style must be very effective! It’s most impressive!

  2. Wow. Did you have a formal background in drawing? You have great hands! The light lines are superb! And yeah, I am more attracted to monochrome works. I find the lack of colors enchanting!

    I hope I see more of this!

    With love,

    uglywriters.com

    1. Thank you Roel for comment. I have been taking a painting course for the past year at an adult education centre, and it has been invaluable to me. I have learned loads of techniques with drawing and painting. I do still lack confidence though, so your positivity is great for me x

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