Wild Horses…

I created this wild horse using a masking tape technique recently.  I scribbled copic markers inside the tape as my first layer before adding watercolor.

I hadn’t planned on creating a horse but after I removed the masking tape, he appeared! Lol! 😉   I added pan pastels and watercolor splashes to soften the image.

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The masking tape was EXTRA sticky so I tried my next animal creature using washi tape.  Below is a before and after photo:

I learned this technique from Carla Sonheim. I think it would be a super fun activity to do with children.  (The washi tape was much less sticky and worked better than the masking tape for me.)

When I took this photo at the lake Saturday evening, I saw a horse head in the storm clouds afterwards:

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Do you see it?  I must have had horses on my mind!

Hope your Monday starts out in a slow trot and not a fast gallop!

Cheers! 🙂

11 responses to “Wild Horses…

  1. What a great idea Jill, I love your creations. Well, I’m of and “running” today but I’ll get my pace to trot!

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  2. Those are neat! I see the horses head in the clouds!

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  3. Yes, I see it, and I also enjoy looking for “things” in the clouds. Wouldn’t that be a fun series of paintings? I love how your cloud morphed into these awesome creations. 😘

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