Tomorrow night ought to be more profitable as far as the finished piece goes.
I'm wanting to do this almost as a portrait. Below is the watercolor thumbnails. The little orange blob underneath the horse is a sleeping fox. Or will be.
I saw a painting of a guy on a horse in an antique shop in NC a few months back and was struck by the color, the composition, and the mostly serene look of the guy on the horse.
I also spent some time this evening going over two of my stories, Alexander and Rex and Peter, Peter. Addressing the good and the bad. Assessing what might still be useful.