Isn't it amazing to look at a horse?
Pausing to watch (not just a fast glance, but really LOOKING) at their long, long legs and the shapes of their heads. Those liquid brown eyes.
It's the little "ordinary" slivers of life that brings a deep sense of satisfaction.
Fields full of buttercup.
Horses. Barns. Fences.
Mailboxes along a country road.
This week for me, it's been the colts that captured my eyes.
Which explains why I've spent a fair amount of guilt-free time taking photos of horses and sketching them this week.
Who knew animals were so graceful and even acrobatic?
My list of "new collections I want to do" has just expanded to include one about horses.
Rough sketches are underway, time stolen from more urgent needs...
but those drawings are such a valuable foundation for the art that will eventually happen.
Meanwhile, today, we reserve a sliver of time to simply enjoy the colts down the road and the geldings that live in the field behind my cottage studio.
What is calling your name these days?
Where are you finding inspiration and rest?
Do tell, friend!
I'm longing to hear.