equestrian artist - equine portraits - commissions & gallery pieces
Pencil, pastel & conté, gouache, oil
Refna's skill lies in her ability to paint in warm tones, capturing sunlight and shadow with particular luminosity and her drawings are always in demand. Her work employs a vigorous but natural palette and all her work conveys movement combined with keen observation.
Horses, ponies, people & pets
Refna is no stranger to horses, a keen observer of all equine sports, a natural draughtswoman, her paintings show innate compositional skills, firmness of touch and vitality of colour. She is immensely capable of showing the moods and movements of her subjects and they are depicted from a great variety of angles.
'Her ability to find the likeness and character of each horse she paints is unique'