Happy Mare’s Day! Mares & Foals In Art-Part 1

Happy Mare’s Day to all mothers, two and four legged! ūüėČ All art featured in this article are done by members of our Facebook art group, Art Of The Horse (except for George Stubbs’ panting to the side-I would love to have him be apart of our group!). Part 2 will be posted on Tuesday….

Kristin Livingston: Time For Tea

Art is a wonderful, mysterious creation. However, art takes up space. lot’s and lots of space, and isn’t really useful besides feeding the soul and being, well, a wall hanging. So, what says equestrian, art, stylish¬†(but fun!) and useful all in one? ¬†Why, a customized tea pot in the shape and color of your horse,…

Shirley Isola: Creating A Masterpiece By Focusing On The Details

¬†Take a look at the image to left. It looks like a photograph, right? Yes. However, this is just one example of Shirley Isola’s color pencil and Scratchboard works of art. ¬†With the shimmering mane, to the perfectly defined muscling, this self taught artist captures the sheer physical beauty of horses by focusing on every…

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…