November 14, 2019.Reading time less than 1 minute.
As a kid, I can’t remember a time when I didn’t love horses. From clutching Breyer horses to jumping the cracks in the sidewalk, my imagination had me riding horses long before reality caught up. I was a New York City kid, so my riding was limited to weekends and summers. That’s why it was […]
April 12, 2012.Reading time 1 minute.
Here’s an update from the owner of the trailer and details on how to get your own version. What fun! That’s my trailer! A friend of ours does graphics for trucks and buses. I had this idea but it took a bit of thought. This trailer is a slant load with a tack locker in […]
February 23, 2011.Reading time less than 1 minute.
July 30, 2010.Reading time less than 1 minute.
Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) is one of the world’s most famous graphic artists who is known as the King of Tessellations. A tessellation is created when a shape is repeated over and over again covering a plane without any gaps or overlaps. (Definition from http://mathforum.org/sum95/suzanne/whattess.html) His flying horses were created using this technique. Now a […]
June 13, 2009.Reading time less than 1 minute.
If I start practicing now, maybe I’ll come up with a pattern that I can execute. I guess just being able to complete a trace clip isn’t good enough! Related Posts: More equine body art: clipping and quarter marks
February 6, 2009.Reading time 1 minute.
Wall art — considered by some to be graffiti, other to be murals — can be quite spectacular. I started to research the depiction of horses in graffiti and found that not only were there spectacular paintings out there, but that The Equinest has already pulled together an outstanding collection of Horse Graffiti. The Largest […]
July 6, 2008.Reading time 1 minute.
I asked my farrier what she did with old horse shoes — just discarded them, she said. But there’s someone who has made use of a lot of old horse shoes in a very unusual way! Donald Punton, a retired joiner and carpenter from Cumbria, England, has been crafting sculptures of horses from discarded shoes. […]