One Month Sabbatical From TFS

Hello everyone! After nearly three years of writing two articles a week, I have decided to to take a small one month sabbatical from The Flying Shetlands. I have a large equine art project coming up that I need to focus all of my energy on that. Thank you all for flying with The Flying…

The Colorful & Powerful Recycled Equine Sculptures By Doug Owen

  Doug Owen’s equine sculptures at first glace, seen whimsical- a fun, abstract way to create horses out of recycled metal parts. But when I see them, I see the history of horses through the shapes and colors. For thousands of years people used horses in very part of their lives, training them to be ridden and…

Sculpting The Legends: Emmanuel Frémiet

Best known for his life size equine statues of Joan Of Arc and Napoleon I,  Emmanuel Frémiet has been called “the leading sculptor of animals in his day” and his work can be found in towns and museums in France and several parts of Europe. Emmanuel Frémiet 1824 –  1910 Location: Paris, France Born in Paris, Emmanuel studied…

Transforming The Canvas: Adeline Halvorson’s Equine Paintings

Adeline Halvorson is the winner of our FB group, Art Of The Horse‘s banner contest for February! We have over 6,500 members and growing daily. With very interactive members, critiquing sessions, Q&As, contests and more, this is the place to be if you are an equine artist or art lover. All you need is one look at Adeline Halvorson’s paintings…

Dishfaced Arabains & Animation: The Equine Paintings of Rich Rudish

Rich Rudish’s lovely equine paintings have been adored by equestrians and horse lovers for his for years. Living in California, he worked as an animator and is best known for being the art director for animations, such as “The Real Ghostbusters” in 1987, “Rainbow Brite” 1986 and “Barbie and the Rockers: Out of This World”…

The Equine Paintings Of Salvador Dali

  When you think of Salvador Dali, you would probably think of images of other worldly art, or even his comically curled mustache-probably not of unicorns or, a car giving birth to a blind horse with a telephone. And no, I did not make the last one up 😉 Since in three days time it…

“Water Mark”, Five Unique Equine Sculptures In Scottsdale, AZ

There are billions of horses, wild and domesticated, mixed and pure-bred around the globe-and I can guarantee you never seen horses quite like these! Created in 2010 by Laura Haddad and Tom Drugan, a team of exceptional artists who create public art installations in both America and Canada, “Water Mark” is an installation of five equine…

12 Days Of Equine Artists: Day 12- Anna Howlett!

For the next 12 days starting on Christmas Day and ending on January 5th (the traditional “12 Days Of Christmas”) I will be featuring 12 equine artists. Over 80 artists entered in the contest to be featured on our Facebook group Art Of The Horse (which has over 4,000 members!). I used this handy tool to randomly…