Somehow word got out at work that I can draw. It might have been the sketches I pinned up next to my desk, to remind me that I have another life. Anyway, a friend asked me to draw her horse.
Now, I didn't spend my teenage years thinking, dreaming about and drawing horses like some of my friends, so I was starting pretty much from scratch. In fact, my landscapes to date had featured horses, cows and sheep that looked like tables of varying sizes. Undaunted, I promised to have a go.
I went out to the property and sat around in the paddock trying to sketch the horses and ponies. I did manage one decent sketch of a pony.
Eventually I came up with this:
Here he is: Oscar.