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kayhmk 01-26-2013 07:37 PM

Looking to draw a horse with an ear net, fly mask or similar
 
... yeah, I know that sounds kooky. :D

But basically I'm looking for a nice reference photo (be it head, full body or action shot) of a horse wearing some sort of special "headgear" including but not limited to ear nets, fly masks, blinkers and circus/traditional decorations. However, don't bother with suggesting the basic Santa hat photo, because I have some weird aversion towards horses wearing Santa hats. :D

I'm going to use the photo for one of my practice drawings/paintings. I'll post the drawing online at least on (but not limited to) my personal blog, this forum and dA. I can send a hi-res scan to the person whose photo I've used if asked. I will not repost or otherwise use the original photo file without asking. Photographer will be credited with a name and a link if wanted.

If you could help, I'd appreciate it. TIA!

Tracer 01-29-2013 05:26 AM

I gave a couple - I think one in particular could be very interesting for you :P

Keep in mind that none of these horses are mine, and are simply from the collection of my photographs over the years.


Here you have ear nets/bonnets -
http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j2...cation/1-3.jpg
http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j2...cation/2-2.jpg

Blinkers/draft gear -
http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j2...xication/3.jpg
http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j2...xication/4.jpg

And this is the one I said about earlier!
http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j2...cation/5-1.jpg

Feel free to use any or none of them. If you have anything else you'd like to draw, I can have a look through my things. I was actually looking for the photo of my mare wearing my dads hat, but I couldn't find it anywhere.

DancingArabian 01-29-2013 08:08 AM

Don't forget to check horse catalogs and pictures from competitions. You could google a ton of images.
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Icrazyaboutu 02-01-2013 02:05 AM

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Well I have a flymasked horse so I'll post a pic too. However, mine are nowhere near as good as the ones posted by Tracer!


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