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Aspen Tree Fall Painting

Jill Saur Aspen Tree Fall Painting

Aspen Tree Fall Painting

Imagine these exciting vibrant hues and lively aspen trees filling your room with pure joy. This painting is my heaviest textured and layered painting to date.  In the evening, if there's just a little light in the room, an ethereal glow radiates from this work of art. My original aspen tree acrylic painting on canvas, "Generous Living" is 36"x 48"x 1.5".  The image is painted on the side omitting the need for a frame.   Interested?  See all the details here: "Generous Living" You’ll be happy to know that I take meticulous care of my clients, but you’ll never forget...

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Air Purifiers For Art Studios

Jill Saur

Air Purifiers For Art Studios

"Let the clean air remove the cobwebs from your body.  Air is medicine." - Lillian Russell Oil paints and varnishes create VOC's (volatile organic compounds).  Charcoal and pastels create dust, and pastel dust, especially the cadmiums, are toxic. When all of these organic compounds evaporate or fly into the air, we breathe them into our lungs and they enter our bloodstream.  These toxins can seriously effect our health. The problem today is that most full and part-time working artists spend long hours creating works of art in closed studios.  Even if we can open windows, it wouldn't be conducive to...

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Buying Original Art Online

Jill Saur

Buying Original Art Online

Written By Jill Saur 11/16 In 2006, buying fine art online was considered to be the wave of the future by those who understood social media and societal trends. A handful of start-ups opened online galleries and to date, they represent thousands of artists from around the world. In 2013, Amazon announced it would be selling fine art online. They recruited a handful of brick and mortar galleries and partnered with the online art galleries to sell fine art through Amazon. Buying original art online is no longer the wave of the future. It’s a thriving marketplace. Many are happily experiencing...

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Abstract Tree Painting

Jill Saur

Abstract Tree Painting

What's your defining moment?  I'll never forget mine.  I was eighteen years old, life closed in on me and I hit bottom.  God reached down, literally saved my soul and brought me His peace and saved my soul from a life without Him.  "Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the LORD forever." - Psalm 23:6 My 11"x14" acrylic palette knife painting is titled, "Defining Moment".  It represents our seemingly abstract life and the path we must take to find our own deliverance.  To purchase this painting with...

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Aspen Trees in Winter Painting

Jill Saur

Aspen Trees in Winter Painting

"If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees." 
- Khalil Gibran My 24"x20" aspen tree painting, "Winter Solstice," has richly textured trees, revealing their "bone structure" against the value tones of winter. The title suggests the place in life where we relinquish ourselves and open up our hearts and minds to fresh inspiration and new possibilities.I love aspen trees in late fall and winter. Their beautiful white trunks and dark branches, mingled with the dark shadows cast upon the white snow, create a profound beauty that is best experienced in...

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