Born In: Wilkes-Barre, PA
Sam Savitt would some times be asked , what do you want to be when you grow up? He would reply, “I want to be a horse”.
And so, he did the next best thing: he captured the beauty of horses in his art~
Sam Savitt Is one of the best known illustrators and his paintings and charts have been known all over the world. He grew up in Wilkes-Barre, PA and then graduated from The Pratt Institute in NYC. He spent four years in the U.S. Army, then when to the Art Students League.
Sam Savitt Has illustrated over 100 books and was the official illustrator of the U.S. Equestrian team, and one of the founding members of the American Academy of Equine Artists. We have several of his books,including Draw Horses With Sam Savitt . I love his style! It’s so free and moving! I would love to paint just like him!
Here are some of his paintings, illustrations, charts, posters and books that Sam Savitt has done~ Hope you all enjoy!
Two of his Guide to Horses chart ~
Some of his posters~
A few of his books/book illustrations
Hope you all enjoyed today’s post! Come back this Friday~
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