Saturday, May 18, 2013

Remington's "The Cowboy" Part 2

The angle of the groundwork in relation to the pose was very important. My goal, like Remington's painting, is to give the viewer that "roller-coaster" feel in their gut when looking at it. Giving the horse a tilt is not for the faint of heart. Too little of a tilt will not show fast motion. Too much tilt will look like the horse and rider are going to crash. Needless to say there was a lot of playing with the horse to get that nice balance.

3 comments:

Sam Wise said...

Seems to be on the good way!
I've had a look at the painting: great challenge!

The base looks very good too!
I will continue to follow your work.

Jason said...

Thanks Sam!

Spoiler alert to those watching: This piece has been finished for some time. Sorry, I'm very slow at up-dating.

Sam Wise said...

I will come back for the updates!
I'm very slow too, but unfortunately (?) it's at painting !