Horses Archives | Tony Henderson
800BC Bronze Greek Horse. A beautifully simple and elegant ancient horse. First layer of papier-mache. March 10, 2015. Painted, salted (for texture) and glazed. This is an 8th Century horse of the Tang Dynasty, I believe! This model was one of my early ones so I was a bit OTT with the ribs – too many of them – although they fitted quite well onto the central frame. The legs had to be extended at the top so that they could attach to the ribs. Cardboard ribs and extended legs. February 24, 2015. I got an u...
Cartoons Archives | Tony Henderson
The painting is done in gouache with a watercolour wash to start, and was painted on watercolour paper and made into a congratulations card, and finally framed. It now hangs in her lounge, a distant memory. Tthe laptop refers to Whitley Bay, where he and his wife, Sue, live. “Best snapper in the bay,” – do you see what I did there? Snapper= fish….or….photographer. “Bay” refers to….well, you get the gist. The exclamation mark being the i. Cool, eh? July 5, 2015. Applying the Masters 2. June 24, 2015.