Tuesday, January 22, 2013

TRUST


TRUST
Day 20 in the Leslie Saeta 30-in-30 Challenge.
Although the date reads January 22nd, it should really be considered January 21st because I am again burning the midnight oil.

Imagine yourself on the back of a mule overlooking the first drop-off into the Grand Canyon. Perhaps your mule stomps and shifts his weight while you're sitting dangerously close to that one step in the wrong direction. Trust your mule.

Mule wranglers will always stop with the mules facing over the edge. The reason is simple. If a mule is startled, it will back up. If it's facing the wrong direction, well . . . you'll be taking a long fall to a permanent destination, spiritually speaking. Horses aren't ridden in the Grand Canyon because they can't be trusted. They spook too easily and they're not as sure-footed. After losing a few horses over the edge early on, the mule became the preferred mode of transportation and has remained so ever since. You can trust a mule.

"TRUST"
$125 / Unframed
6" x 6" / Oil on Canvas Panel
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4 comments:

  1. I get happy just looking forward to what you may paint next!! You're on fire! (-: Carole

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    1. Carole, thank you! I'm just trying to catch up to you, woman.

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  2. This is an amazing painting and tells quite a story! Love the title.

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    1. Thank you, Jacklyn. It was an amazing trip. I hope to paint more about it in the future.

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