Just for the record, the Dutch are my absolute favourite nationality and adore the people I know in the Netherlands. The girl in this illustration isn’t Dutch at all but an English girl in Dutch national dress. Typical tourist!
Illustration in watercolour and graphite. Prints available to buy at my tictail shop which will be up and running soon.
Some animals suit crowns better than others and horses certainly possess the poise necessary to carry a crown off. The horse certainly looks like they would be capable of wearing a crown all day. This illustration is one of a series of 12 of all the Chinese horoscope animals, all illustrated in a combination of graphite and acrylic.