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I had been thinking about doing a piece called “War Horse” for a while as I always thought the title would be really evocative. Of course, after I started working on this, the movie / play etc came out. This has nothing to do with that play or movie but is merely a coincidence in titles. :)

30 × 22 inches
Ink / Red Wine / Coffee / Acrylic and a little bit of colored pencil on Fabriano watercolor paper

View more of my artwork online at www.lynnetteshelley.com.
Original is for sale. Please email me at redeye@designbyredeye.com to inquire.

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horse, war horse, lynnette shelley, equestrian, hand print, animal, wildlife, mustang, nature, red, black, white, ink, stallion, wild, war, horses, equine

Having a great love animals, fairytales, and world mythology, Pennsylvania artist Lynnette Shelley fuses these influences into her strikingly unique illustrations. Her artwork strikes a primal chord in many viewers, with almost Jungian associations to the colors and shapes. Her artworks have been likened to images from an undiscovered ancient civilization or culture.

www.lynnetteshelley.com

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Comments

  • leunig
    leunigover 2 years ago

    nice work

  • homeartist
    homeartistover 2 years ago

    Forceful painting. Has a feel of blood and gory.

  • JolanteHesse
    JolanteHesseover 2 years ago

    Beautifully composed and styled painting!

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 2 years ago

    Beautiful creation and work. Love the idea.

  • Miriam Morgan
    Miriam Morganover 2 years ago

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  • Marie Brown ©
    Marie Brown ©over 2 years ago


    9/12/2011

  • Daryll  Stokes
    Daryll Stokesover 2 years ago

    I LOVE IT!!

  • Barssel
    Barsselover 2 years ago

  • RobynLee
    RobynLeeover 2 years ago

  • Anthea  Slade
    Anthea Sladeover 2 years ago

    Wow I just love your War Horse. Dramatic red and your style is wild. I loved the movie too although i know there is no connection lol.

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