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Guides and Guardians

Guides and Guardians

“In ancient days when man was kind

The earth spoke with many a voice

All beings shared a special bond of mind

Learning wisdom, depth, and choice."

 

~ Kim McElroy 

  • THE STORY BEHIND THE ART

    In 'Guides and Guardians,' the journey of life unfolds in the company of nature spirits and animal guides, their presence a soothing reminder of our interconnectedness with the world around us. As a tribute to the resilience of the human spirit, this piece juxtaposes the fallen tree, representing obstacles, and the triumph of new growth in the Arrayan tree. The snake teaches us about the symbolic shedding of the past. The horse looks over his shoulder, beckoning us to accept his unwavering guidance in lighting the path ahead with his wisdom and strength. Beyond art, this work is an ode to the journey of life, a visual diary of where we've been and where we hope to go, woven into a tapestry of hope, healing, and growth.

    Image size: 19" x 25”
    Framed size: 25" x 31”
    Framed with an intricately detailed carved wood moulding with an iridescent pewter finish.

    *Free Domestic USA shipping Included
    International shipping will be billed $100 additional

$3,000.00Price
Excluding Sales Tax |

PLEASE NOTE: International Print Shipments:

​Free Shipping is only offered on Domestic USA shipments and doesn't apply to Canadian and International Shipping. With the variety of products we offer, it is impossible to accurately predict Shipping charges to different countries. Shipping costs for prints are calculated AFTER checkout based on package weight and distance. Customers will receive an invoice to cover any additional costs. Please note that we are only charging the amount to ship, which exceeds what we are offering as free packaging and shipping. Tracking is also sometimes unreliable but our packages have always landed safely. ​Border fees, duties, and handling fees might apply.

When ordering prints: I have my art custom-scanned with the highest resolution possible to capture every stroke and texture of the original pastel. For most of my prints, my publisher, American Moulding, offers a variety of options shown below. I also offer Custom Prints which are made locally and hand-signed and shipped from my studio.

 

Paper Prints and Matted Prints are printed on substantial 180g Archival Matte paper. They are wrapped in clear protective packaging in a flat mailer.

Regarding Matted Prints: The size of the matted print indicates the outside edge of the mat dimensions. An 11" x 14" matted print fits in a frame with an 11" x 14" opening. Depending upon the artwork dimensions, mats are approx 1 1/2" - 2" wide

 

 

Premium Fine Art Prints are printed on luscious 310g Sunset Textured Watercolor paper. They are shipped rolled in a sturdy tube. This allows the larger size to ship economically and damage-free.

Canvas Prints are finished with a mirror image of the art around the edge and mounted on 1.5” inch stretcher bars. They include a wire for hanging and are shipped in a sturdy cardboard crate

Please Note:  Some of my artwork is different in ratio than standardized sizes. They work best with custom framing by your local frame shop. For more affordable framing, consider the Matted Prints which allow any size of art to become a standard-sized dimension to allow ease of selecting a store-bought frame. 

Due to supply chain issues, our current turnaround times are as follows:

Paper Prints: 1 to 2 weeks

Matted Prints: 3 to 4 weeks

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For the 11x14” Matted Print the Art Image is approximately 8x10”

For the 16x20” Matted Print the Art Image is approximately 12x16”

I am honored to create this beautiful piece for you to frame behind glass and hang in a special place in your home. Each print is as much my art as the original, carrying the energetic blueprint of the art into your life.
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