Horse 10 Dressage
Dressage, a French term, most commonly translated to mean "training". One of its purposes is to strengthen and supple the horse while maintaining a calm and attentive demeanor. Currently, competitive dressage involves progressively difficult levels incorporating multiple tests within each level.
Florida Cypress wood was first burnt (charred) to give this piece a blackened finish and making it impervious to the elements. the carving goes through the char revealing burnt umber and sepia tones to further enhance the image. It measures approximately 18"x18" and weighs approximately 7 lbs.