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Kim McElroy

Kim is renowned for her equine art. For over two decades her pastels have graced popular greeting cards and collectibles, pastel originals and fine art prints. Her visions of horses portray the power and beauty of the horse’s form and offer us a timeless glimpse of its soul. www.spiritofhorse.com

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Artistic Inspirations – The Creation of Navarre

By Kim McElroy

While attending the 2000 Western Idaho Horse Fair in Boise, I met a beautiful woman in her sixties who approached my art display booth. With an air of self-assurance, she introduced herself as Kathryn, and asked what I charged for commissioned portraits. She went on to explain that her daughter, Tracey, was a partner in […]

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Night Run

By Kim McElroy

    My art has always been about connecting and communicating with others who feel as I do about horses and life. In this painting, the spirits of horses combine with the waves as a tangible reminder of the energetic power and wisdom in Nature. I hope you feel as I do about the mysteries […]

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The Eye of the Beholder

By Kim McElroy

The reasons people are attracted to art are as varied as the images themselves.Artwork is most powerful when the image triggers the viewer’s own personal associations or if it gives them some insight into an aspect of themselves. This personal connection allows them to feel like the painting was created just for them and, in […]

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Being in the Moment – Kim McElroy

By Kim McElroy

“We are always seeking to capture the elusive element of time. When we experience something wonderful, we usually want to take a photograph, hoping to freeze the moment in order to relive it again. Yet by the very act of trying to capture an experience, we often make it more elusive. For the moments themselves […]

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The Girl Who Drew Horses

By Kim McElroy

This comes from Kim’s DVD, which teaches you a new way of drawing horses based on feeling and flow rather than form and proportion in a section she calls: “The Girl Who Drew Horses”

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