~The First #EquineArtHour This Sunday, May 31st 2015! A Special Post~

Here is a special post on my  #EquineArtHour this Sunday, May 31st at 4-5 pm EST , 2015! Today is The Flying Shetlands first anniversary!! That is one of the reasons why I decided to start tomorrow. #EquineArtHour is a branch of The Flying Shetlands for horse artists to meet other horse art lovers and to promote…

~Paul Brown~ USA

   Paul Desmond Brown~ Born in: Mapleton , Minnesota, USA . Died in: Garden City, New York, USA 1893-1959 Paul Desmond Brown was an illustrator and horse artist.He was born in Mapleton , Minnesota and as a child he began drawing horses. Although he never owned a horse, he was a fan of horse sports and frequently…

Otto Eerelman ~Netherlands

I really like Otto Eerelman’s style, it makes me feel as if I’m really there! I never heard of some of the breeds that he painted ether. I learned a lot from this post, and I hope you do too~ Otto Eerelman~ 1839-1926 Location: Groningen, Netherlands  Medium: Paintings Otto Eerelman was the son of Samuel Eerelman,…

~Equine and Animal Portraiture by Jane Wills~

 ~Jane Wills~ Site:  https://www.facebook.com/JaneWillsAnimalPortraits or Jane Wills’s  Twitter page  Location: Teesdale, England, UK Jane has painted animals all her life. There was always a special love for horses which have become the main focus of her work . After studying at Newcastle College of Art she spent 30 years living in Northern Scotland combining bringing up a family,…

195 Years of Black Beauty ~ A Tribute To Anna Sewell~

I edited the title. Changed 150 years to 195 years! Anna Sewell~ 1820-1878 Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England UK Anna Sewell was born on March 30, 1820, in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England.  When Anna was 14 and on her way home from school, she slipped and fell, breaking both of her ankles. After that, she was…

~2015 Rocky Mountain Horse Expo at “Art in the Park”~ Colorado USA~

  Here is a little bit about the “Art in the Park” that can from their site which you can see HERE . I just found out about  “Art in the Park” today! The exhibit starts today and will run through tomorrow.   Sophisticated and talented artists who blend their passion for horses with their creative intuition highlight…

~Women’s History Month ~ Celebrating Women Horse Artists!~

Happy Women’s History Month! Even though International Women’s Day was on March 8th, I thought that it would be a great idea to feature women artists for today’s post! Here is a little about the IWD: International Women’s Day (IWD)~ Started in: Early 1900’s Location: Worldwide International Women’s Day has been observed since the early…

~Upcoming Horse Poster and Art Contests Part 2~

  My last post on poster contests was very popular and I thought I would tell all of you about  a few other horse art and poster contests and a few other prominent horse event’s 2015 posters! ~Equine Art Challenge~ USA Artists of all ages and skill levels are invited to compete for a $400…

A special post~ # EQUESTRIANHOUR CONTEST!!

I just wanted to share with all of you a special post! Equestrian Vogue is hosting a contest on their #EquestrianHour  Twitter page ( https://twitter.com/equestrianhour) . Laura Williams “North Highlands Art” is sponsoring the contest by giving away  a fab pencil sketch of your horse or pony ! This contest is for Today only-  8-9 P.M. UK time.  But, #EquestrianHour is…