Before creating the final portrait, Menasco would make numerous studies of
his object in pencil, charcoal, pastel and water color. These are delightful
works of art in their own right. Here are some examples of some of these sketches.
Noor and Johnny Longden
Study of a Yearling
on Bimelech (1) (on Chef-de-Race.com)
on Bimelech (2) (on pedigreequery.com)