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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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How To Commission A Painting

Jill Saur

How To Commission A Painting

Are You Looking To Own An Extraordinary Painting That's Just Right For You?  My clients will tell you that you're in the right place!  I Create dynamic expressive works of art and I’ve been painting commissions for clients for over twenty-five years. Why commission a painting with me?  Because you'll get the size painting you're looking for with the colors and subject matter that you want.  You'll own a one-of-a-kind original that will make a unique statement for your home or office.  Most importantly, you're going to get a painting that you love!  The odds of walking into an art gallery and finding a painting that you...

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Original Rocky Seascape Painting

Jill Saur

Original Rocky Seascape Painting

"My soul is full of longing for the secret of the sea, and the heart of the great ocean sends a thrilling pulse through me." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow  My 12"x12" original acrylic palette knife painting is titled, "Infatuated." It was inspired by my love for the sea. Although I grew up in Florida and the ocean's in my blood, I'll never forget the month I spent at a beach in Maine when I was sixteen. I vividly remember the smell of the sea, the rocky coastline, and the waves crashing upon the white sand. It was a poignant summer for...

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