By Lauren R. Giannini Canadian artist Jennifer Mack isn’t like most horse painters. She perceives these magnificent creatures of energy and spirit as the epitome of freedom and always depicts them unbridled. Even on a 13-inch laptop, her horses, even the ones standing still, appear to explode off the screen in colors ranging from vivid
By Lauren R. Giannini For Shya Beth, who turns 15 next May, life on the farm in Sussex County, New Jersey, is just about perfect. She has ducks, chickens, geese, alpacas, cats, one donkey, a pony and two horses. Best of all, Shya and her mother, Mary Beth, share their passion for art and horses.
By Lauren R. Giannini As a child, Yvonne Todd loved gifts and her favorites provided the means to express her passion for art: a box of 64 crayons with built-in pencil sharpener from her mother and package of typing paper from her father. She found creative bliss among all the colors she used to fill
By Lauren R. Giannini Anita Baarns started out, to use her words, “doing very abstract works” and was even granted a U.S. patent in 1992 for her process of creating artworks by an application of crayon and ink. Obviously, her muse had other plans. While earning her bachelor of arts in studio fine arts at