They're so common, in fact, I've spent most my life barely noticing them.
Then I discovered that my friend, Fabian, has an extreme brand phobia.
This is ironic, considering his favorite breed is the Andalusian...
and he owns a horse with not one...
but two brands.
Now, every time I see a horse with a noticeable brand, I snap a picture and send it to Fabian.
This one is his favorite.
I have spent the last couple weeks painting a cowhorse, and it occurred to me that my cowhorse needed a brand. I've never painted a brand on a horse, so I asked for advice on the NaMoPaiMo Facebook page.
A few kind hobbyists offered guidance and support.
Then Fabian saw the post.
Things got interesting.
Last night, I gathered my references...
|Amazing painted brand by Melanie Miller|
This morning, I woke up bright and early and started the branding. Of course, I had to share my progress with Fabian.
He was not impressed.
A few hours later, Moosifer's brand is nearly complete.
I like it.
Secretly I know Fabian likes it, too.
Look! He's even creating a whole series of brands for