Lianne Elliot’s Drawings Bring Her Subjects To Life

Lianne Elliot’s epic portrayal of her favorite animals shines through every pencil stroke. Yes, these wonderful portraits are not photographs, but incredibly detailed drawings by this 34 year old artist. Living in rugged and mountainous country of Wales in the United Kingdom.  Lianne picked up portrait drawing again in November 2016 since her time in…

James Seymour-One Of The First Sporting Artists In Europe

Known as one of the first sporting artists of his era focusing on equine paintings, James Seymour paintings have hung in the home of the  6th Duke of Somerset in the 1700s and  prestigious galleries today. James Seymour 1702 – 1752 London, England The son of a banker, gold smith, diamond and art dealer, James Seymour…

Lynn Mara Named Official Hampton Classic Poster Artist For 2017 Show

Celebrating America through her portrayals of America’s classic icons, Lynn Mara is proud to be this years winner of the prestigious Hampton Classic Poster Contest. Taking place August 27th through September 3rd in the luxurious Southampton, Long Island, The Hampton Classic is one of the biggest and anticipated shows on the East Coast and draws…

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

Happy Mare’s Day to all mothers, two and four legged! 😉 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,…

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…

12 Days Of Equine Artists: Day 11-Agatha Kacprzak!

For the next 12 days starting on Christmas Day and ending on January 5th (the traditional “12 Days Of Christmas”) I will be featuring 12 equine artists. Over 80 artists entered in the contest to be featured on our Facebook group Art Of The Horse (which has over 4,000 members!). I used this handy tool to randomly…

Famed Racing Cartoonist “Peb” Receives The Jockey Club Medal

Last month was an exciting time for horse racing cartoonist, Pierre “Peb” Bellocq, when  he was awarded the The Jockey Club Medal by chairman Stuart S. Janney III in Saratoga Springs, New York, for his outstanding contributions to the Thoroughbred breeding and racing industry. “Peb’s artwork has been revered in the horse racing industry for more than 50 years,”…