Also a tribute to my sister's horse, Skippy.*
Who, sadly, has now walked towards an eternal sunset.
I have this horse stamp:
And I have this beautiful striped orange paper:
So I tried it with the 3 horses:
Didn't do much for me, so I tried placing them in front of 'mountains':
Which was better, but still not it, so I thought maybe just one of the horses:
And then I centered him under the setting sun:
That was as close as the prototype got.
So then I stamped out a set of 'horse with 'mountains':
Steps: The Movie:
(a mere 11 steps this month!)
This is as far as the prototype got me, but it still seemed to need something...
Thus: Long afternoon shadows:
Panels of different configurations of 12 of September's postcards:
*Skippy, age 24, was diagnosed with an irreparable fractured hip a couple of weeks ago, and so my sister made the heartbreaking decision to relieve him of his suffering. He was a sweet and talented show horse
who, with my sister, won them the 2013 Green Mountain Hunter-Jumper state championship.