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Artist's comments: “Pastel of mare 'Hannie' as seen at the UK Friesian National Grading Inspections and part of my 'Black Horse' series of paintings. I wanted to depict the movement - of her mane and the light across her skin so kept the marks expressive and fluid, and the detail just implied rather than stated.
Although the piece is created on dark graphite pastel paper, the background is also worked in black pastel which is the only black in the picture - the other blacks are all made from a mixture of other colours.  I have alluded to this by bringing the shading into just pastel marks at the bottom of the image and letting the colours used to mix just sit in their unmixed form.”

Rainbow In Black - Open Edition Print

  • Open Edition (signed by the artist).

    Print size: 12½" x 12" (32x30cm). You are buying a loose print, which will be sent rolled.

    Giclée Edition professionally printed with lightfast inks in the UK from a pastel artwork by equestrian artist Ruth Buchanan. ©Ruth Buchanan. Image copyright protected with embedded Digimarc code. Copyright marks and codes will not be visible on the purchased print.

  • The original artwork of this pastel painting is in a Private Collection and unavailable. Please use the contacts page if you are interested in original paintings.

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