Art Education - Art Equidae

by Diana Jensen Vestergaard

Celebrating the Horse Through Art




  • Art Education

It is often said that Leonardo drew so well because he knew about things;
it is truer to say that he knew about things because he drew so well.
~ Sir Kenneth Clark


Art Equiae offers a variety classes, for children, youth, and adults. Classes range from fun and informative introductory workshops, to advanced drawing and painting classes. Contact Diana at Art Equidae to book a workshop at your stable or art center.

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Phone CDN # (+1) 604.996.6849
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Email: artist@artequidae.com


Imagining Horses

Horses inspire imagination and dreaming. This fun and creative workshop is about visual story telling.
Age Group: 7 to 9
Duration: 1 hour
Materials: Materials will be supplied by Art Equidae.
Maximum Number of Students: 8


Learn How to Draw Horses or Ponies

The objective of this workshop is to provide an introduction in how to sketch horses and ponies, from life. The course will teach critical elements of drawing using pencil. Exercises will focus on line, shape, proportion, gesture, and equine anatomy.
Age Group: Children or adults
Level: Beginner
Duration: 1 hour
Materials: Materials will be supplied by Art Equidae.
Maximum Number of Students: 8


Plein Air in the Paddocks

This class embraces painting horses from life.
Age Group: Adult
Level: Beginner, intermediate or advanced bookings available.
Duration: 3 hours
Materials: Contact Art Equidae for a materials list.
Maximum Number of Students: 8


Classical Drawing Atelier : Learn How to Draw Horses

This course teaches classical drawing techniques. Coursework includes studies in line, shape, value and form, anatomy, texture, as well as master copying and cast drawing.
Age Group: 14+
Duration: 8 classes / 2 hours per class
Materials: Contact Art Equidae for a detailed materials list.
Maximum Number of Students: 8


Classical Painting Atelier : Learn How to Paint Horses

In this workshop students will learn the principles of painting an accurate and dynamic horse portrait in oil. There will be discussions on materials, classical palettes, colour mixing, brushwork, and technique. During the class there will be live painting demonstrations by the instructor. Students will complete several studies and one finished portrait in oil.
Age Group: 14+
Duration: 6 classes / 3 hours per class
Materials: Contact Art Equidae for a detailed materials list.
Maximum Number of Students: 8


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