Claudia Duffé – Horse Artist Interview

Today’s interview is with a non-English speaker, Claudia answered in German and I’ve translated as best I can into English for my readers.

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Claudia Duffé

Website & Places you can find my work online

Where I am
à Royan La Palmyre in France on the Atlantic, an hour from Bordeaux.

When did you first painting horses?
Already always….so for a long time I to think can!

What is your favorite race to use as a subject?
English full blood and all horses with temper and a character!

Who are your main influences?
Stubbs, de Dreux & Munnings


Have you (or did you) have an animal that the muse behind your work?
Yes, an English Thoroughbred, black, wild and beautiful!

Do you have any secret rituals you do, help you to get in the zone for your art?
Switch music off, alone, feel the horses.

Eventing Horse

Is there a certain place that inspires you?
The sea! Endless space, freedom.

What impact do you think the Internet will have on the arts in general?
A great many contacts internationally!!!!!


Has it had an effect on you?
YES! Customers from England, New Zealand & Italy.

What is your personal favorite?
Always the last one, because one becomes constantly better. 😉

Claudia's Work

Would you ever sell it?
Not really, but on certain occasions, to make others happy & sometimes years later.

What will inspire you?
Other artists who paint horses and show their spirit!


Working on something new?
OIL, not so long but with much enthusiasm and, above all, a lot of work, a lot of learning, a long way and the journey is the goal!

I fly to Canada in June to Carolle Beaudry to look to and learn!


More to Come

Thanks to Claudia for answering the interview and sharing her work. Be sure to check out her art website periodically for updates about her latest works.

Also stay tuned for more interviews with horse artists and photographers. Are you a horse artist or do you know an equine artist you’d like to see featured? Add your name and website in the comments below or drop me a note to get involved.

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