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Run run dark beauty…


This poem is dedicated to all those who have overcome adversity & climbed higher than humanly possible.
The photo is the sketch of a project I am busy with. Horses are my passion & I might have gotten stuck with this longer than I should for fear of not giving justice to this magnificent animal & the tremendous power exuding from it.
Keep warm! Hope you enjoy the poem. Feedback is always very welcome ­čÖé

Run run my race horse over the fences, hedges & highest walls, take leaps,
skip over rivers, mane blowing in the winds, undeterred… nothing stopping you.

Run run my stallion,spread the energy, black shining coat glistening under the effort
of raw power. Long gone are your days of uncertainty, battles over frail beginnings.

Run run dark beauty, never be afraid of winning, fly & never turn back, you were a
conqueror at your first faltering steps…

Run run my baby, I will celebrate your victories, as close to my heart,
as bright as the stars, as magical as your existence.

Sleep sleep my foal you’ve earned the miracle of tomorrow!



Mother/newborn finished!


Finally polished the last details of this painting belonging to the mother/newborn collection I am busy with.

A realistic painting I sketched in 2012 and picked back up in 2015.
The energy between mother and newborn was a priority (as a big admirer of Johannes Vermeer) the display of light and shadow too,
a major role in the atmosphere in my opinion.
Abstracts are amazing projects but I thoroughly enjoy working at detailed ones too.
The lioness is one of them, scroll all the way down to the first post to see.
Mastering many different techniques is a very enriching experience.
It contributes vastly to the quality of abstract works too…





The dunes in oil pastel

The dunes in oil pastel ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

The dunes in oil pastel

This is the end result of the photo below but I’ll give you the stages in two more photos and a little something to accompany it.

Wind blowing through the dunes
Disturbing the peace of winter’s
Settled sand combing the weeds
Sleek to its desire inviting the
Lovers of a wild coast at its best

Dunes at its wild best ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Dunes at its wild best

First layer  ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

First layer

Second layer  ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Second layer

P.s My apologies to all my followers for not getting back this week as quickly as planned with the restoration of my photos but I hope Thursday will be a relatively calmer day to work hard at it…
Thank you for being patient ­čÖé

My first steps into the world of art 2007

I am posting today three of my first sketches ( well, almost, I tried out my hand on faces & profiles too )
Those sketches were very significant to me. They let me fantasize and peak, into a future I thought
could only stay in the domain of dreams ­čÖé
Have a wonderful day!

Abraham Lincoln sketch 2007 ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Abraham Lincoln sketch 2007

Greek statue sketch 2007 ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Greek statue sketch 2007

George Washington sketch 2007 ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

George Washington sketch 2007

Painting project of ” Odyssey ”

These are the first steps of a new painting project I called Odyssey, which is a picture I found, and wanted to
reproduce, with slight changes and an extra twist added to it, which I’ll clarify at the end of the work.

I’m posting it for the same reasons I did the ” guardians of the city ” only this time, I don’t want to drag the
work on, for a year. I’m doing it now, to push myself faster ­čÖé
I hope you will like it, have a lovely weekend!

Odyssey sketch 2012 ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Odyssey sketch 2012

Odyssey first layer Nov. 2012 ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Odyssey first layer Nov. 2012

Odyssey Nov. 2012 ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Odyssey Nov. 2012

Odyssey advancing project end Dec. 2012 ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Odyssey advancing project end Dec. 2012