- Open Edition lithographic Print.
- Overall print size: 54cm x 42cm. Actual Image size: 49 x 36cm.
- Framing options available, delivered worldwide. External frame dimensions are 67.5 x 55.5cm approximately. Each frame is handmade by the artist, Brett Lohn.
Drawn as part of a pair, along with ‘Dawn Raider’, this dramatic fine art print embodies the spirit and enjoyment of two horses working together on the gallops.
The movement of the two thoroughbreds in this dramatic drawing is really brought to our attention by the use of pencil and the resulting elimination of colour. By portraying the action in black and white we are shown the horses’ form in isolation. Powerful limbs thrust forcefully against a white background as both muscular bodies are thrown into sharp relief by the plain colour of the paper. This forces the eye to focus on the subject without being distracted by the background. Whilst this is not the way we would see horses in nature it works very effectively in this piece.
This was certainly one of the more difficult pencil drawings that I have produced. To draw a grey alone is challenging but to produce such a horse in front of a bay, in monochrome, makes things far trickier. The bay must be of a darker tone than the grey because brown is naturally darker than light grey. However if the grey horse has lighter shadow than the bay it looks incorrect.
This horse art print is identical in size to the Open Edition Print 'Dawn Raider’. This means that if desired these prints may be purchased and hung as a pair. It is lovingly produced on 300gsm archival paper.