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” in 1987. He also illustrated books for renowned author Marguerite Henry, “The Little Fellow (1975) ” and “Our First Pony (1997)”.



Breyer Model Sculptor

Rich Rudish also sculpted the first “Sham” Breyer model in 1984, depicting the famous stallion, Sham, from Marguerite Henry’s book “King of the Wind”:



His son, Paul Rudish, followed in his father’s footsteps and become an artist, writer and what he is most well known for: working in the animation industry. His most well known works are “Mickey Mouse” (2013-2016), “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic” (2010-2011) and “Star Wars: Clone Wars” (2003-2005).


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