features Equestrian art and equine artist tips and techniques from UK horse artist and illustrator, Maggie Raynor.

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    on Feb 20, 2012 in Equine Art
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    on Nov 2, 2011 in Uncategorized
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    on Sep 21, 2011 in Equine Art
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  • Working in Watercolour and Gouache
    on Aug 26, 2011 in Horse Art Prints
    I ( Maggie Raynor ) have just finished my painting of four Arabian horses’ heads. Much of my work in horse art has involved relatively small images in fine detail however these heads have been painted quite a bit bigger than is usual for me whi...
  • The Eyes Have It !
    on Aug 6, 2011 in Equine Art
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  • Finding Inspiration for a Cartoon
    on Jul 22, 2011 in Horse Art Drawings
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  • Equestrian Commissions
    on Jul 5, 2011 in Horse Art Blogs
    Currently I ( Maggie Raynor ) am working on an equestrian commission to paint a portrait of an elderly Dales pony mare, and I’m encountering some of the typical problems you get when you don’t take the reference photos yourself. The pony...
  • Inspiration
    on Jun 26, 2011 in Equine Art
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  • Developing an Equestrian Cartoon
    on Jun 16, 2011 in Horse Art Drawings
    After writing the last blog, I started to think how I ( Maggie Raynor ) would actually illustrate this incident and turn it into an equestrian cartoon. The obvious way would be to draw the punch-line ie the moment when water drenched the luckless vi...
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