Pleasure 05 2006 Sophia Ehrlich


“Pleasure” Painting by Sophia Ehrlich, May 2006, Watercolor. This is the last painting Sophia finished before she passed away. She had started one more, a black horse running, but was not able to finish it. Pleasure was supposed to be a study in color but the entire painting is wonderful. No one would know Sophia was just playing with her paints. The end result looks like a masterpiece to me. … Continue readingPleasure

Paso Fino Horse watercolor painting by Sophia Ehrlich

Paso Fino

“Paso Fino!” February 2006 Watercolor by Sophia Ehrlich. Sophia loved horses and even had her own horse, Foxy Jane, when she lived in Reno. I think Sophia loved horses for their beauty, power and grace, but as I study her horse paintings I see a common theme: All her horse paintings have some magical quality about them. … Continue readingPaso Fino

Bandit 01 2006 Sophia Ehrlich


“Bandit” Painting by Sophia Ehrlich, January 2006 Watercolor. When Sophia saw a picture of Bandit she told me she had to paint his face. Sophia had a talent for capturing the emotions and mood of her subject and I can almost see Bandit’s tail twitching in anticipation of a good pounce. This painting is truly stunning and the intense stare from Bandit really pops out. … Continue readingBandit