Description I love Arabs because they have such style, grace and refinement. As a horse artist among other things, this Arabian was a simple study to try my hand at doing a black horse. Black horses, as well as, whites, buckskins, grays and palominos are more difficult to paint because there is not as much muscle defination and it is easy to lose detail when you paint them. Muscle defination and highlights give the illusion of depth and makes the animal seem real rather than just a black blob on the canvas.
Carol Hendrix, Las Vegas Member Since June 2008 Artist Statement CAROL BIERING HENDRIX, a Las Vegas, Nevada resident, was born and raised in Texas where she developed a deep interest in horses and art. After graduating from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor's degree in Education/Art, she began specializing in commissioned oil portraits of horses, other animals, florals and landscapes. She has been involved in various art activities since that time, and her work has been included in many private collections, galleries and shows.
Her work has been juried into many shows and as a working artist she continues to persue various venues that will add to the quality and value of her work. She is a member of the Equine Art Guild, the Canine Art Guild, the International Equine Art Association, Henderson Art Association, Women Artists of the West (WAOW assoc.), the American Academy of Women Artists (Artist Member), the American Academy of Equine Artists (AAEA Associate) and the National Society of Artists.
As a visual artist specializing in oil painting and commissioned paintings, I have tried to present a view into my studio. This gallery represents my passion for art and shows the vision and style of my work. It is my hope that the viewer will appreciate my perception of art and the subjects that I create. Come and join me in a tour of my studio and, hopefully, enjoy the beauty that I strive for by producing art that comes from my inner passion. The Gallery is divided into various images, each designed to give the viewer a cross section of my art work. As you click on the each image, you can follow the road that leads from just enjoying the art to the opportunity to purchase selected items. It is my hope that you will find an image that you will be proud to hang and will provide pleasure for many years to come.