This is not the first painting I have done on this theme- in fact it's the third! It is turning into a real work in series as I strive to depict ever more completely the spiritual nature of the horse and of the horse-human relationship.
This painting is acrylic on raw canvas with a saguaro rib frame, 3 feet high x 4 feet wide.
Scroll below the picture to read the exerpt from the "Song of the Horse" that inspired this painting.
his mane is made of rainbows
my horse's ears are made of round corn
my horse's eyes are made of stars
my horse's head is made of mixed waters
my horse's teeth are made of white shell
the Long Rainbow is in his mouth for a bridle
with it I guide him
When my horse neighs
different-colored horses follow
when my horse neighs
different-colored sheep follow
I am wealthy from my horse
Before me peaceful
behind me peaceful
under me peaceful
over me peaceful
around me peaceful
peaceful voice when he neighs
I am everlasting and peaceful
I stand for my horse.
A Storyteller's Art Gallery: back to the main gallery page.
"I Wonder if the Moon Rides a Horse...": painting
A Wiser Lion Now: sculpture
Elder Brother and the Spider People: painting
The Dawn Women: painting
"Mommy, does the Sun come up riding a horse?": painting
Grandfather Toad: sculpture
The Wonderful Watermelon Horse: sculpture
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