March 1, 2012

BLACK CLOUD - a Wild Horse Story

For the cover illustration of Book #8 in the Horse Diaries series, I used a horse at our barn named Joey as the model for this story about a wild mustang. Though he is a Paint and not a mustang, I felt his "type" was very similar, and as the mustang is composed of different breeds that had escaped into the wild over many years, I thought it would be fine to use him as a model. I did give him a wild, flowing mane. And he has "attitude." 

1 comment:

  1. Wow! I have read (And loved!) this book, and to see a horse that looks soo close to him is so cool!!