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Peacock Carousel Horse

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By Hbruton   |   
© 2005 - 2020 Hbruton
I adore Carousel animals and used to draw them all the time. Eventually, I sort of petered off on it but returned to my roots earlier this year with this painting. It's loosely based on a Philidelphia Toboggan Company horse but I've added lots of extra bits! This one is 16x20 gouache, watercolour and ink on illustration board. Prints available and so is the original.
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Is the original still available?
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It is. It’s double matted and framed in a lovely ornate gold frame.  Cost is $1000 USD plus shipping.  
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CompasRoseWanderhoofHobbyist General Artist
first of all i reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeally love this
second.... wondering if you've given anyone permission to sell this as a cross stitch pattern, because there are a few of etsy shops selling it without crediting you or linking to a page for you seller 1  seller 2
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AlexAnderson-AAHobbyist General Artist
I saw this picture on google  years ago, and fell in love with it! I had, at one point, printed it off and pasted it on my wall. It disappeared in a move, but I'm so glad to have found it again! It's absolutely beautiful! You did such a good job with all the details. Wow! I am a dummy! Clap
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Gorgeous, colours work well and contrast against the black of the horse and peacock design is brilliant. Just striking!!!

Would like to use something like this, or this design for a tattoo (on myself) Hbruton?

Amazing works.
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cristiandibujanteStudent Digital Artist
i liked that details
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EmmaBettyHobbyist Photographer
wow these are beautiful
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Beautiful looking horse!
Lovely colors too!!
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Wildfire4o4Hobbyist General Artist
I adore the peacock theme. Absolutely gorgeous!  
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This is very lovely. I have a fondness for peacocks and carousel horses so it's noce to see them combinde so nicely.
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Beautiful work...just stunning. Loved carousels all my life, and these just bring back all sorts of lovely memories.
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Coloured-ShadowsStudent Traditional Artist
how incredible. it looks almost digital
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The detail is to die for. God damn, this is gorgeous. :faint: :love:
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Hi, would it be possible for you to contact me regarding a possible royalty arrangement for the use of some of your carousel horse images for our line of products?

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Certainly. My email is heatherbruton@gmail.com
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JivkaProfessional General Artist
WOW!!! I'm absolutely in LOVE with carousel! You did a great job! Really nice color sheme!!
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RemingtonoHobbyist General Artist
do you possibly still have this original for sale?
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This one is still available. It is double matted and framed in a lovely gold frame. It's pretty large and is $1000 not including shipping.
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sammachaHobbyist General Artist
O wow, I used to draw a lot of carousel horses but then for some reason I never did. I love the peacock design and the horse is beautifully done along with the lovely details.
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Kelpie77Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lush details :)
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AmbermationStudent Filmographer
This is beautiful. I'm actually getting ready to do an animation of a carousel as prep for an animated short I want to make. Would you mind if I use this as a reference?
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Not at all. I'd love to see the results when you're done!
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AmbermationStudent Filmographer
awesome thank you. I'll link it here when I'm done if you'd like :)
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