A "Journal of Paintings" by Jon Conkey,
Themeworks was a "one-year-long" record of my progress in the art of "oil painting", and an attempt to paint 365 paintings in one year. Changing the monthly theme allowed me to focus on subjects I may not have otherwise painted. As an artist, I was looking for discovery and breakthroughs in my works through this daily practice.
Horses and riding events have always interested me, this practice run shows the form of the rider nicely; how the rider makes an "air-foil" for wind resistance by drafting off the head. Oil 8.00" x 11.00". JLC