“In the Pink”, oil on panel, 24″ x 29″

28 Jan “In the Pink”, oil on panel, 24″ x 29″

I’m so attracted to strong perspective that draws you into a painting, so I was bound to feel compelled to action by this composition.  The grey brick pathway of the Keeneland paddock leads the big bay, and the viewers eye, to where the jockeys are waiting to mount up before the next race.  I always love the color and activity in the paddock, with the shiny people and glossy horses dappled by the shade of the trees.  It’s a feast for the eyes that I never grow tired of portraying in paint.