• Books,  Horses,  Recent Books

    Drawing Horses

    In DRAWING HORSES, children’s book illustrator Ruth Sanderson demonstrates her method of drawing realistic horses in25 step-by-step lessons, with commentary and tips in each lesson, as well as details of her pencil techniques. This 80-page book includes…

  • Coloring Books,  Horses

    The World of Horses

    This coloring book for adults has thirty-six beautiful horse pictures for you to color, all converted to grayscale from my many, many horse illustrations. It includes covers from two popular series, the Black Stallion series and the…

  • Cover of A Storm of Horses by Ruth Sanderson
    Books,  Horses,  Recent Books

    A Storm of Horses

    An inspiring picture book about Rosa Bonheur, the most famous female painter of her century, published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the artist’s birth In a stunning ode to underrepresented women everywhere, award-winning illustrator Ruth…

  • Horses,  News

    A Starred Review for A Storm of Horses!

    “Inspired by watching her father at work, young Rosa Bonheur dreamed of creating her own paintings and supporting herself someday. It was an unconventional, impractical notion in nineteenth-century France, but with her father’s guidance and her talent…

  • Fun Stuff,  Horses

    How to Draw a Unicorn

    This is a close-up of a unicorn head that I painted for a collector’s plate series years ago. Follow the steps below to draw him. These are similar to the steps for drawing horse heads in my…

  • Fun Stuff,  Horses

    How I Draw Horses

    Different artists each have their own way of approaching how to draw horses. My book, Drawing Horses, is just one way. My method is based on the observation of real horses, usually ones I have photographed myself,…