Gentle Strength

Gentle Strength

“In and of yourself
you are most beautiful
without the trappings of man”
~ Kim McElroy


Patrick’s owners described their quarter horse stallion as gentle and dependable. I became aware of his sweet nature when I met and photographed him for his portrait. His winter coat, and their description of their home in the mountains inspired my idea to paint Patrick in the snow. The swirling snowflake details in the background may not be visible online, but make the print especially unique.


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Reference photo

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