Mona Snell: Through The Eyes Of An Artist

When you think of it, art is a way of creating life in mental, sometimes spiritual way. Memorizing an animal in a splash of color, capturing it’s spirit between the bristles of the paint brush and transferring it to blank canvas, giving it life. With a palette of colors, thousands of artists throughout history have immortalized…

Crystal Fullerton: Spots & Standardbreds

Capturing a fleeting moment during a standardbred race, to painting a majestic scene featuring her Appaloosa mare, Crystal Fullerton is Art Of The Horse’s (our Facebook group of over 15,000 members!) Banner Winner for this month’s contest. Her paintings sing to the soul through every brush stroke, conveying her love of horses to the viewer….

Morgan Cameron: Dancing In Color

With a wisp of abstract, a stoke of the paint brush between the worlds of realism and photo-realism, Morgan Cameron’s horses seem as if they will dance right off the canvas. With the blotches and drips of color forming a simple yet mind blowing back round, you just can’t help running your eyes over every…

Happy St. George’s Day! April 23rd, 2017

St. George was born sometime around the year 280 in what is now Turkey. He was a soldier and rose up through the ranks of the Roman army, eventually becoming a personal guard to the Emperor Diocletian. He was executed for being a Christian on April 23, 303, and is buried in the town of […]

Kathryn Leitner: Colors Of Ranch Life

The sun is shining in Kathryn Leitner’s painting, arousing the sense of the sun’s warmth on your skin with just a glance. The mares and foals are resting, soaking in the delightful feeling after a day of grazing, or perhaps after the long winter. Now, take a closer look. What do you see? You might…

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…