Today kicks off the first Q&A workshop of “Modern Masters Of Equine Art”, an online workshop Q&A sessions with some of the best equine artists today. With two Q&As each week with the likes of Tony O’Connor, Steven Lang, Steve Messenger and many others, this is sure to be several weeks full of equine art tips, techniques, marketing and more! This workshop will take place on the Facebook Group “Art Of The Horse”, run and hosted by The Flying Shetlands. All you have to do is join the group for free (if you are not a member yet!) and open the door to a world of equine art!
Tony O’Connor is this week’s Master Artist. Today (Tuesday Sept. 5th 20017″#techniquetuesday”), he will be answering your questions about all things graphite drawings and oil paintings. Then, on Saturday ( Sept. 9th “#superstarssaturday”) Tony will be back on to answer you questions about all things marketing. This is an equine artist’s dream come true!
How to bring your art to the next level:
- Join Art Of The Horse Facebook group (it’s free!) and read the group rules in the pinned post/description.
- Scroll down to find the post with the hashtag #techniquetuesday (each day in our group has a day theme/prompt–you’ll get the hang of it!) about today’s Q&A artist-Tony O’Connor. Each Q&A runs all day long, so there is no set time. This works great since we have members from around the world!
- Comment your question OR share a photo a painting to be critiqued by this week’s artist. Ask as many questions as you like, but one painting to be critiqued per person, please
- SHARE with your art friends! This for geared for equine arts, but the info can be used across all subjects.
Info On Art Of The Horse:
Since the late summer of 2016, Art Of The Horse has grown from 2,000 members to nearly 22,000 and has become the largest equine art community on Facebook. Each day brings in a whole new treasure trove of paintings, art and marketing advice and painting tips. With a herd of friendly, positive and helpful artists, you are sure to enjoy your time spent sharing your art and viewing other artists representation of our beloved animal–the horse!
Info on Master Artist Tony O’Connor:
One of the world’s best known equine artists in the 21st century, Tony O’Connors hyper-realistic paintings have captured the essence of the horse within each brush stroke. A native of Ireland, Tony grew up surrounded by horses. Bridging an interest in art and a love of horses together, Tony studied Fine Art and gained his Higher Diploma in Art Education at Crawford College of Art & Design. Today, Tony creates his revered paintings and drawings in his “White Tree Studio” in Cork, Ireland. More information about Tony’s art work can be found on his website, here.