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Books by Ruth Buchanan


Hoof, Hide and Heart: a 56 page softback A4 book of collected articles first published in The Artist magazine. With additional material cut from the published articles and an additional chapter on approached to drawing horses. Published September 2019.

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The Yard: Author, Grace Olson. Cover image by Ruth Buchanan. Published June 2022.

'The Yard' by Grace Olson on Amazon (UK)


Articles by Ruth Buchanan


The Artist 2020 Article Series:

Five Part Series on Figurative Drawing:

July to November issues

current and back issues

The Artist 2019 Article Series:

Ten Part Series on drawing and Painting Animals:

October Issue: Part 10 'Tackling Texture'

September Issue: Part 9 'Spotting a Pattern'

August Issue: Part 8 'Colour Choices'

July Issue: Part 7 'Developing from Source'

June Issue: part 6 'Working From Different Sources'

May Issue: part 5 'Animals in Motion'

April Issue: part 4 'Lower Limbs & Feet'

March: Part 3 'Noses ears & Expressions'

February: Part 2 'It's All In The Eyes'

January: Part 1 'Developing a Sense Of Proportion'

current and back issues

Artists Magazine (USA) April Issue 2019.

Seven page article '5 Approaches to Drawing For Beginners and Beyond'.

The ArtistsNetwork, August 2018.

Article by Ruth on Ten Approaches to Drawing.

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The Artist February Issue 2018.

Four page article: Painting The Horse.

The Artist January Issue 2018.

Five page article: Ten approaches to draw the horse.

The Artist March Issue 2015.

Four page article: Watercolour painting demonstration 'The Reader'

Online Publication Features and Interviews

East Street Arts, February 2019.

Interview about Practice, teaching and writing.

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The Flying Shetlands, December 2017.

Masters Of Modern Equine Art Series, Featured artist.

The Flying Shetlands, April 2016.

Featured artist.

Straight From The Horse's Mouth, April 2015.

Radio Interview. Listen to interview

ArtsyShark International Art blog

featured artist March 2014.

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Printed Publication Features

Cover Equestrian Trade News/BETA journal, January 2018.

Hounds Magazine

Front Cover 'Boned' February issue 2017 Editorial feature March 2017 issue.


Horse & Hound Magazine

24th November 2016 .

Editorial on Buckle Up (winner, Horse & Hound Award for best Hunting painting or sculpture) and the 'Horse In Art Exhibition (SEA).

The Chronicle Of the Horse Magazine, Vol 79 No 10, April 25 2016.

Featured artist in the Eventing Special Issue.

Visual Language Magazine, May 2015.

Featured artist.


Ex Arte Equinus Collections Book 6 2013.

Featured painting  'Once In A Lifetime'


Yorkshire Post  July 2013

Great Yorkshire Show Special inset.

Full page article on Ruth and her work.


Horse & Hound 2012

Feature on commissioning Equine Art


Equestrio Arabia (Dubai) 2005

Four page article on Ruth's artwork.

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