Illusion d'Auroy (Illy), Selle Français mare by show jumper, Kingstone d'Auroy, ridden by Offaly Pietri in the Willowbrooke Horse Trials, Preliminary class.
Don’t get me started on the work that went into this image… I was on it for I believe 4 days (probably 20 hours of work, maybe more). I am so pleased with the result I must say. My clothing is getting better and so is my coat painting. Anyways, for those interested, here is the original, and the image at a couple different stages:
Vanessa Boucher is a romantic photographer. Her favorite models are friesan horses and ponies. She uses various filters to sublime the enigmatic atmosphere she depicts in her pictures. “In photography, I have found sincerity and stories.”