Autumn Inspired

There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. ~Nelson Mandela

 When you find joy and passion in the work that you do, it longer becomes a daily task or job, but a duty, a calling. For some it may be volunteering or having a trade that helps bring happiness to others. I love the art I create because it brings joy to those I paint for, and even myself…

This painting was a wedding gift to a dear friend who is a therapeutic horseback riding teacher. Knowing a person only helps convey the thought and passion that is being put into the art. She finds joy in helping her students through her passion; horseback riding…

Inspired by her passion to help others, and knowing her taste in colors, I was able to incorporate the feeling of the autumn season and earthy textures…

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7 thoughts on “Autumn Inspired”

  1. I like abstract things. Interesting piece. The same piece cropped and uncropped? Too much shine from the flash, methinks or is it whitish paint? At first I thought it was lit from behind because it is constantly moving. Very cleverly done.

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