Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Cheviot Sheep

photographs copyright © kay eneim 2010

I was allowed to visit and photograph some Cheviot sheep last week at the Desert Wind Ranch. Marlo and Bob Schuh were very kind to let me do so. I had a great time.

The Cheviots are a good bit smaller than most breeds.

These little guys were very curious about my being there, and were tame enough to let me get close. They were carrying a lot of wool... lots and LOTS of wool! They will be getting a good shearing when the nights warm-up a bit.

It was too cloudy a day for good resource photos for a painting, though. I hope to find the photos helpful, nonetheless.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

FAV 15% Award!

'Early Dawn Peeks Into the Barn' . 9 x 12
copyright © kay eneim 2009

I am pleased to announce that this painting was awarded the FAVORITE 15% Award for the FineArtViews Painting Competition for January 2010. The FAVORITE 15% Award is given to the top-favored 15% of paintings entered in the international online competition, with the awards being granted by a jury. This particular competition included over 650 entries... I am very happy this little painting received this recognition!