Pastel on Mi-Teinte Tex Paper – 55cm x 35cm approx.
The amazing racehorse, “Black Caviar” was born at Nagambie, only a few kilometres from where I live. She has won the hearts of many Australians, having created a record by winning 25 races from 25 starts. She was recently retired from the racing scene.
Due to the local interest in this horse, I decided to attempt a painting of her for our local Art Society Annual Exhibition. I used newspaper photos as reference, which I would never normally do, but the prospect of obtaining my own photo reference was fairly unlikely!!!!