Sunday, April 19, 2015

Atlanta Artist, Jill Saur, Inspired By Vincent Van Gogh

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Vincent Van Gogh, Asylum In St. Remy Painting


I vividly remember the day that Van Gogh captured my attention, impacted my emotions and effected my artistic sensibilities.  It was about ten years ago at the High Museum in Atlanta, GA.  I was there to see an exhibit on the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters.  I walked around a corner and looked up to see Van Gogh’s self portrait that he rendered of a Gustave Dore painting, while he was in the asylum at Saint-Remy (see painting above).  This is certainly not one of  Van Gogh’s paintings that comes to most peoples minds, but it’s the one that made tears well up in my eyes.  


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Vincent Van Gogh, "Cafe Terrace At Night"

No artist has had the single most effect on my later years as an artist as Vincent Van Gogh has.  His knowledge and use of complimentary colors with their tints and tones was profound.  Van Gogh was an artistic genius.  Comparing the painting above with the painting below, one can see that Vincent dared to paint the complete spectrum of his emotions.  His transparent honesty and artistic genius amaze me to this day. 



Although Van Gogh created over 2,000 works of art on canvas and paper, and sold only a handful of paintings in his entire life, he is one of the most recognized artists of all time!  If you want to broaden your insights into the life of an artist who was a true genius, study the life, works, and letters of  Vincent Van Gogh! - Jill Saur, Jill Saur Fine Art, LLC.  


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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Buy Corporate Art In Atlanta

A great painting sparks the right hemisphere of our brains, stimulating ideas, and ideas are the root of creativity.  If you surround yourself with art that inspires you, your life will be greatly enriched!
Studies in work environments have shown that the productivity of an employee is elevated by as much as 25% when they are exposed to original art in their everyday jobs. This doesn’t surprise me.  Art that makes us feel good can uplift our moods and give us a greater sense of well-being.  Whether in a home or business, I'm honored that my paintings are hung in a prominent place for all to enjoy.   

Canton Street ByJill saur
©1990-2015 Canton Street by Jill Saur, all rights reserved

When a corporate office is enhanced with original art, the environment is elevated to a dynamic level that will incentivize both employees and clients!
Please send me an email and let’s see what I can do to help provide you with just the right artwork for your corporate offices.  EMAIL  Thanks! - Jill Saur - Jill Saur Fine Art, LLC

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Sunday, April 12, 2015

Original Art, Atlanta Ga

©1990-2015 Landscape Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved

The following words are from a book titled, "Windows Of The Soul" by Ken Gire.  "There is a story about the famous illustrator and painter Gustave Dore in which one of his students had just finished a painting of Jesus and handed it to him for his critique.  Dore studied it, his mind searching for the right words.  At last he handed it back to the student.  "If you loved Him more, "he said, "you would have painted Him better."
Those words struck a chord with me because I'm usually asking my students, "What do you want to work on next?"  I believe it's really important for artists to find what they're passionate about and paint that.  If you love the subject matter that you're working on, you're going to be ALL IN!  When you find that which you love and you capture it with your own camera, you're going to have all your senses engaged when you work on your painting.  
I've been doing a study of a scene that I came upon while on vacation in Taos, New Mexico.  When I'm applying the paint, I can remember the brilliance of the sun, the highlights of the light on the quaking leaves and the sound and smells of the rushing water as it splashed upon the rocks in front of me.  When I'm painting and I'm ALL IN, invariably, I create my best works. 
The painting above is sold but I’m working on several studies of the same scene right now.  If you’re interested in this scene or any of my other paintings, please email me.  EMAIL

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Original Art In Atlanta GA

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If you have a wall in your home or office that you're looking to hang just the right painting on, save endless hours of shopping, and commission your own original work of art today.  Your satisfaction is guaranteed!

My name is Jill Saur.  I create expressive, joyful works of art for my clients homes and businesses.  My work is usually featured as the focal point in a room.  My studio is in Roswell, Ga., but I work with clients all over the United States!

Read about the process of commissioning a painting and what my happy clients have to say:  CLICK HERE

I look forward to hearing from you!  Email me with your phone number and I'll promptly reply.  EMAIL   Thanks, Jill Saur


Sunday, March 29, 2015

Pet Painting Commission by Jill Saur

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©1990-2015 Yorkie Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
My 12"x12" acrylic yorkshire terrier painting is titled, "Little Princess."  This is little Lucy.  I used to bring her with me to my art gallery where she would greet my patrons.  She's still going strong at eleven years old!

My pet portraits are drawn with accurate realism and then I render them with playful colors to bring nothing buy pure joy to the heart!  Commission yours today.  Your satisfaction is happily guaranteed.

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Saturday, March 21, 2015

Pet Portrait Paintings Atlanta, GA

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© 2014 Rottweiler Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved

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I'm taking my "joy on canvas" tagline that represents my landscape paintings and I'm extending it to my animal portraits.  This is Sky, my rottweiler.  I spent hours on the drawing getting her "just right", and then I used a palette of hues that reflect the joy she brings into my life.  It's hard not to smile when my husband and I look at this joyful painting.  

I've titled this 12"x12" acrylic painting on canvas, "Sky The Wonder Dog".

If you're interested in commissioning a pet portrait painting, please send me an email with your contact information.  CLICK HERE

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Oversized Original Art Atlanta by Jill Saur

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©1990-2015 Atlanta Art by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
I live in the beautiful state of Georgia in a suburb of Atlanta.  I often go down to the Chattahoochee River to photograph my favorite places that express the beauty of the Chattahoochee.  When I return to the studio, I select my favorites shots that I know I’ll want to do paintings of.  This 48”x48” painting is from the shoals down at Fords Landing. This is a  large painting.

One of the things I love about the homes in Atlanta is that they have lots and lots of wall space.  Atlanta homes traditionally have large entry ways with tall ceilings that continue throughout the home.  My clients know they can count on me to come up with the right painting for their large wall space, especially when they want to make a statement.  Sometimes that statement is bold and colorful.  Sometimes the statement is calm and tranquil.  

Whether you live in Georgia or any other of our beautiful states, and you’re looking for  large paintings to fill a room or a wall, please consider commissioning me to paint something just for you.  I work closely with my clients to ensure their satisfaction.  Please visit my website to see what my patrons have to say about commissioning a painting with me.
 www.JillSaurFineArt.com 

Monday, February 16, 2015

Fall Aspen Tree Painting by Atlanta Artist, Jill Saur

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©1990-2013 Aspen Painting by Jill Saur all rights reserved

My 30"x40" painting, "Autumn Gold" is available to purchase as a limited edition hand-embellished giclee.  This painting creates a stunning appearance in any room.  If you've visited the aspen groves in the fall, you know their beauty is breathtaking!

Patrons who collect my work are able to be reminded of the beauty in Colorado, New Mexico and the northern states, all year long.

Please visit my website for details on my reproductions.  And, if you're interested in an original or you'd like to commission a painting,  I'd love to assist!  CLICK HERE


Thank you,  Jill Saur

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Floral Paintings Atlanta, GA

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©1990-2014 Red Flowers on Canvas by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
Some flowers from my garden rendered in acrylic on a 10"x10" canvas and sold to a collector in Atlanta, Georgia.  I mostly paint on large canvases, but when I do these smaller works of art, I really enjoy it! 

To see more of my work, or to commission a painting, please see my website.  CLICK HERE
I invite you to become a collector and experience the joy of owning artwork that inspires and uplifts your soul!

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Atlanta Art Commissions

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©1990-2013 Flowers in Vase painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
I love Van Gogh.  People often associate Van Gogh with his tumultuous life and don't realize that he  was a  master artist and an expert in color theory.

A few weeks ago I was inspired to paint this thickly textured palette knife painting using brilliant azure blues, effusive reds, and warm golds.  Though spontaneously painted,  I still apply color theory and the rest of the elements of principle and design.  After concentrating on using those elements for so many years, they just seem to come naturally to me now.  So, when someone asks me how long it takes me to complete a particular painting,  I'm tempted to say, "Oh, about thirty years or so."  However, I just smile and say, "Long enough".

This 16"x20" textured acrylic palette knife flower painting is titled, "Red on Blue".  This painting sold through one of my representing galleries.  I'm extremely thankful to have folks who appreciate and love my work.  If you're interested in purchasing a similar original, please consider commissioning a painting with me.

To see more of my work, or to commission a painting, please contact me through my website.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Aspen Tree Painting by Atlanta Artist, Jill Saur

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©1990-2014 Aspen Tree Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
My 11"x14" abstract aspen tree acrylic palette knife painting is titled, "Defining Moment".  It represents our seemingly abstract life and the path we must individually take to find Gods best for our lives.

To inquire about purchasing this work or to commission a painting, EMAIL ME.  To see more of my available work, visit my WEBSITE.

I invite you to become a collector and experience the joy of owning artwork that uplifts and inspires your soul!  Thanks for viewing - Jill Saur

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Atlanta Art Commission

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©1990-2014 Still Life By Jill Saur, all rights reserved
My new 11"x14" acrylic palette knife painting is loaded with texture.  The vibrant hues invite the viewer to enjoy the feeling of this simple but emotive painting.  I've titled this piece, "Best Of Friends".

I set up this still-life a number of years ago when I had my gallery.  There was a wall outside where I was able to have small photo shoots with different arrangements of objects.

To see more of my work, or to commission an original one-of-a-kind painting, please see my website: www.JillSaurFineArt.com.  Thanks!

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Abstract Aspen Painting by Atlanta Artist, Jill Saur

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©1990-2014 Abstract Aspen Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
Inspired by Yellowstone National Park and the hydrothermal pools scattered about its interior, I painted, "Abstracted Daydream".

Working solely with my palette knife, I created this 16"x20" textured acrylic painting.  I had a lot of fun with this one.  Yellowstone is a National treasure!

My work is available to purchase by contacting me my through my website.  Please note that I paint commissions.  You can read about the commission process on my website.  Thanks for viewing!  Jill  www.JillSaurFineArt.com

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Lake Lanier Sunset Painting by Jill Saur

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©1990-2014 Lake Sunset Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved

Martin Glaser, a legendary New York graphic designer famous for creating the ‘I Love New York’ logo, recently spoke about something that’s dear to my heart.  He said, “If you can sustain your interest in what you’re doing, you’re an extremely fortunate person.  What you see very frequently in people’s professional lives, and perhaps in their emotional life as well, is that they lose interest in the third act.  You sort of get tired, and indifferent, and sometimes, defensive and you kind of lose your capacity for astonishment, and that’s a great loss, because the world is a very astonishing place.”

I guess you’d say I’m in the third act of my life.  I still find wonder in observing nature, seeing the cloud formations before a storm, and getting up early to watch the sun rise over the misty waters of the Chattahoochee River.

The overflow of being astonished with life is expressed through my art, my friendships, and the general way that I conduct my business.

I agree with Martin Glaser, the world is a very astonishing place! 

My 36"x48" oil painting above is a  rendition of a spectacular sunset over Lake Lanier just outside of Atlanta, Ga.  To see more of my paintings, or to commission a special piece for your home or office, please visit my website.  CLICK HERE  To contact me:  CLICK HERE    

Thanks for viewing! - Jill Saur

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Aspen Tree Painting by Atlanta Artist, Jill Saur

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©1990-2014 Aspen Tree Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.”  - John Muir

It's no secret how I feel about trees and forests.  You'll usually find some sort of path in my aspen tree paintings.  To me, our life is all about the journey we take and the choices we make.  

My new 10"x10" acrylic aspen tree palette knife painting, "Blue Essence" is available to purchase by contacting me.  CLICK HERE   To view more of my paintings, please visit my website:  CLICK HERE

Thank you for viewing! - Jill Saur

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Commission A Painting

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©1990-2014 Summer Aspen Painting by Jill Saur,  all rights reserved
My 18"x36" summer acrylic aspen tree painting, "Resounding Joy", was a painting commissioned by some of my favorite clients.  After purchasing their first painting from my gallery, they decided they wanted another piece for a special place in their home.  They wanted summer aspens and we came up with this idea.  Soon after, they commissioned a larger painting for a summer home they were building in the mountains.  How fortunate I've been to have such wonderful and appreciative clients!

To inquire about commissioning an aspen tree painting, landscape painting, still-life or abstract painting, please contact me.  EMAIL  To read about how to commission a painting or to see what my patrons have to say about commissioning a painting with me, please CLICK HERE.

I invite to you to become a collector and experience the joy of owning artwork that inspires and uplifts your soul!  Thanks for viewing, Jill Saur

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Atlanta Art

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©1990-2014 Aspen Art by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
Although my studio is in Atlanta, Georgia, I sell and ship my work nationally.  I meet with clients in my studio by appointment.

My new 8"x8" acrylic aspen tree palette knife painting, "Joyful Expectation" is loaded with texture and the perfect little painting for that special wall that needs a smile.  If you'd like something similar, but in a larger size, I paint commissions and would be happy to discuss painting something that would be a great fit for your home or business.

I invite you to experience the joy of owning artwork that uplifts and inspires your soul.   I would love to hear from you.  Email me:  CLICK HERE  To see more of my work, please visit my website: CLICK HERE


Summer Aspen Painting by Jill Saur

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©1990-2014 Aspen Art by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
My 8"x8" acrylic aspen tree palette knife painting, "Joyful Expectation" is loaded with texture and the perfect little painting for that special wall that needs a smile.

I invite you to experience the joy of owning artwork that uplifts and inspires your soul.   I would love to hear from you.  Email me:  CLICK HERE  To see more of my work, please visit my website: CLICK HERE

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Buy Summer Aspen Tree Paintings by Atlanta Artist, Jill Saur

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Summer Aspen Tree Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
It's amazing how many clients in the south, love aspen tree paintings in their homes!  I've found that a number of my clients like to be reminded of their yearly skiing trips to Colorado and the beautiful aspens that adorn the mountains.  

My 36"x48" acrylic aspen tree painting, "Resilient Beauty" is sold, but a limited edition, hand-embellished giclee is available to purchase by contacting me through my website.  I also paint commissions.  Please read what my happy patrons have to say about commissioning a painting with me.  MY WEBSITE   

Friday, June 27, 2014

Aspen Tree Painting For Sale by Atlanta Artist, Jill Saur


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©1990-2014 Aspen Tree Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web." - Pablo Picasso

I love playing with complimentary colors in my paintings.  After all, they bring out the best in each other!  My 10"x10" acrylic painting, "Red Sky" is a vivid, eye-catching piece that draws your imagination to the exciting possibilities in life.  To purchase this painting, or to inquire about a commission, send me an email. CLICK HERE  To see more of my available work, please visit my website.  CLICK HERE   My collectors become lifelong patrons and friends. - Jill Saur

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

New York City Skyline Painting by Jill Saur

This is my new 12"x12"x1.5" acrylic painting of the Manhattan skyline.  This vibrant painting is on a wide-bordered canvas (no need for a frame) and the sides are painted.

I invite you to become a collector and experience the joy of owning artwork that inspires and uplifts your soul!  My website:  CLICK HERE   My email:  CLICK HERE  Thanks! - Jill Saur

New York Skyline
©New York Skyline Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
©New York Skyline Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved 
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©New York Skyline Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved


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Monday, June 23, 2014

Buy Abstract Art In Atlanta, GA.

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©1990-2014 "Turquoise Summer" by Jill Saur, all rights reserved

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©1990-2014 "Turquoise Summer" by Jill Saur, all rights reserved


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©1990-2014 "Turquoise Summer" by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
"Turquoise Summer" is my new 12"x12"x1.5" abstract acrylic painting.  This dynamic piece is vibrant, textured and painted on a wide-bordered canvas with the image painted on all sides.
If you're interested in this piece, or you'd like a larger similar version, I paint commissions.  I'd be happy to discuss the process with you.  Please send me an email, and I'll send you a prompt reply.  CLICK HERE
I invite you to become a collector and experience the joy of owning original artwork that inspires and uplifts your soul! - Jill Saur

Sunday, June 22, 2014

"Canton Street Restaurants" by Atlanta Artist, Jill Saur

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©1990-2014 "Canton Street Shops" by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
"Canton Street Shops" is my latest 20"x20" acrylic painting on canvas.  With so much detail, this was a true labor of love.  Historic Roswell, Ga., is home to some of the finest restaurants and specialty shops in the entire Atlanta area.  These buildings date back to the Civil War and the town is loaded with charm!  

The original, "Canton Street Shops" was my latest painting commission and it's sold.  However, reproductions (in the size of your choice) are available by contacting me through my website.  CLICK HERE  Thanks for viewing! - Jill Saur  


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Monday, June 16, 2014

Turquoise Abstract Art by Atlanta Artist, Jill Saur

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©1990-2014 Abstract Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
Inspired by the play of light against the backdrop of a city on the water, my new 12"x 12" abstract palette knife painting is titled, "Turquoise Sunrise".   Using my favorite turquoise and reds, this textured piece is rendered solely with a palette knife on a wide-bordered canvas with the image painted on the sides. 

Although my studio is in Atlanta, Ga., my work is packed, insured, and shipped anywhere in the United Stated and abroad.  Want a larger abstract with specific colors?  I love to paint commissions.  Please visit my website to see more of my work and read what my happy patrons have to say.  www.JillSaurFineArt.com

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Buy Summer Aspen Tree Painting

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©1990-2014 Summer Aspen Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
Summer is upon us and I thought I'd share my 36"x36" acrylic aspen tree painting, "Summer Path".  It was inspired by a beautiful day in Taos, New Mexico.  This painting hangs in the home of a collector.  However, it's available to purchase as a limited edition hand-embellished giclee.

Want your own original?  I paint commissions in all sizes from small to over-sized!  Please read about how to commission a painting and what my happy patrons have to say about my work. CLICK HERE
To see more of my paintings, please visit my website:  www.JillSaur.com

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Commission Abstract Painting

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©1990-2014 Abstract Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
SOLD to a new collector.   Many thanks to a new patron who purchased my 16"x20" abstract painting, "Imminent Design".  

Commission your abstract or expressive impressionistic painting today!  I love to paint commissions.  Please visit my website to see how to commission a painting and read what my happy patrons have to say about collecting my work.  www.JillSaurFineArt.com

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Buy Original Art

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©1990-2014 Aspen by Jill Saur, all rights reserved

                                              BUY ORIGINAL ART

You walk into a gallery or browse through an artist's website, and all of a sudden, amidst the host of paintings, your attention is turned to just one.  Then, in the quietness of your observation, this image that has no literal voice, begins to speak to you, uplift your spirit, move your heart and make you smile.
The number one reason to buy an original work of art is because of how much you love it, and how it makes you feel.  People who buy original art have a lot to smile about!
A great painting inspirits the right hemisphere of our brains, stimulating ideas, and ideas are the root of creativity.  If you surround yourself with art that inspires, you will be inspired!
Studies in work environments have shown that the productivity of an employee is elevated by as much as 25% when they are exposed to original art in their everyday jobs. This doesn’t surprise me.  Art that makes us feel good can uplift our moods and give us a greater sense of well-being.  My patrons tell me that my art inspires them and the more they look at my work, the more they see.  The greatest two compliments I get are that my paintings exude ‘joy’ and that they're  displayed in a prominent place.
When you buy an original painting from me, you will have a one-of-a-kind creation that no one else in the  world has. With the longevity of the premium quality acrylic and oil paints I use, your painting will become a family heirloom and be able to be passed down to subsequent generations. 
Original art also has aesthetic value.  It can either blend in with the natural d├ęcor of a room, or as many collectors prefer, it can stand out from everything else and be the focal point.  Because my art is vibrant,  full of life, and luminous,  most of my clients purchase my art to become the focal point of their room. 
When you buy a painting from me, you can continue to follow my work through my website and  blog.  I have a solid record of selling to collectors for the past twenty-eight years.  Read what my happy patrons have to say about collecting my work.  PATRONS COMMENTS
When you collect art from local and national artists who have spent years developing their style, technique, creativity and expertise, you become the impetus that keeps the renaissance of talented contemporary artists alive. - Jill Saur  

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Commission An Oil Or Acrylic Painting

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©1990-2014 Flowers On Canvas by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
My name is Jill Saur.  I create expressive, joyful works of art for my clients homes and businesses.  My work is usually featured as the focal point in a room.  My studio is in Atlanta, Ga., but I work with clients all over the United States!
If you have a wall in your home or office that you're looking to hang just the right painting on, save endless hours of shopping, and commission your own original work of art today.  I paint from small to VERY LARGE CANVASES!  My largest canvas size is 48"x 60".  Your satisfaction is guaranteed!
Read about the process of commissioning a painting and what my happy clients have to say:  CLICK HERE  
Email me:  CLICK HERE  I'll send you a prompt reply!  - Jill Saur

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Buy Aspen Tree Painting

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©1990-2014 Abstract Aspen Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
 
Inspired by Yellowstone National Park and the hydrothermal pools scattered about its interior, I painted, "Abstracted Daydream".

Working solely with my palette knife, I created this 16"x20" textured acrylic painting.  I had a lot of fun with this one.  Yellowstone is a National treasure!

My work is available to purchase by contacting me my through my website.  Please note that I paint commissions.  You can read about the commission process on my website.  Thanks for viewing!  Jill  www.JillSaurFineArt.com

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Commission or Buy Aspen Tree Painting

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©1990-2014 Aspen by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
Vibrant hues beckon the viewer into my 36"x48" aspen tree painting titled, "Autumn Beauty".  The nuance of this painting changes with the light of day and in the evening it has a beautiful glow.  Interested in purchasing this original?  Or, if you'd like to commission your own original painting,  Email me:  CLICK HERE

I invite you to become a collector and experience the joy of owning artwork that inspires and uplifts your soul.  My website:  www.JillSaurFineArt.com  

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Red Flowers In Blue Vase Painting by Jill Saur

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©1990-2014 Flower Painting In Blue Vase by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
"Nobody sees a flower really; it is so small.  We haven't time, and to see takes time - like to have a friend takes time." - Georgia O'keefe

My 16"x20" acrylic palette knife painting is titled, "Happy In Blue."  It's loaded with texture and emanates pure joy.  This painting is available to purchase.  Read what my happy patrons have to say about owning my artwork.  PATRONS COMMENTS AND WEBSITE

Looking for something similar but a different size?  I love to paint commissions!  Email me and let me know what you're looking for!  EMAIL  Thanks! - Jill Saur


Friday, May 2, 2014

Buy Aspen Tree Paintings

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©1990-2014 Fall Aspen Tree Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved
"A tree is such a rich metaphor in a million beautiful ways.  You can consider a tree growing and consider its connectedness to all things above and under the ground." - Ann Brashares

"Winter Solstice", the title of my 18"x24" acrylic fall aspen tree painting, shows fall giving way to winters first snow.  This painting is about the transitions we face in life and the path  symbolizes the journey we must take through those transitions.   

To inquire about this piece, or to see more of my available work, please visit my website.  I invite you to become a collector!  I also paint commissions.  I love working with clients to help them acquire the painting of their dreams! - Jill Saur      

www.JillSaurFineArt.com


Thursday, May 1, 2014

Commission A Painting

Serene and yet energizing, my new 10"x10" acrylic painting is aptly named, "Serene Summer Blue".  This landscape sold the other day before the paint was even dry!  How blessed I am to have such wonderful clients! Below, you can see how I continue the image from the front to the sides of the canvas.  Framing is optional.  

Although this painting is sold, I love to paint commissions!  Choose the size that's right for you, and let me know the colors you love.  Your one-of-a-kind original is just waiting to be hanging on your own wall!  My work is collected and commissioned throughout the United States.  I take excellent care of my clients.

Please read what my happy patrons have to say about my commissioned pieces.  COMMENTS

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©Landscape Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved


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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Capacity For Astonishment by Jill Saur

Louis Armstrong

Martin Glaser, a legendary New York graphic designer famous for creating the ‘I Love New York’ logo, recently spoke about something that’s dear to my heart.  He said, “If you can sustain your interest in what you’re doing, you’re an extremely fortunate person.  What you see very frequently in people’s professional lives, and perhaps in their emotional life as well, is that they lose interest in the third act.  You sort of get tired, and indifferent, and sometimes, defensive and you kind of lose your capacity for astonishment, and that’s a great loss, because the world is a very astonishing place.”

I guess you’d say I’m in the third act of my life.  I still find wonder in observing nature, seeing the cloud formations before a storm, and getting up early to watch the sun rise over the misty waters of the Chattahoochee River.

The overflow of being astonished with life is expressed through my art, my friendships, and the general way that I conduct my business.
I agree with Martin Glaser, the world is a very astonishing place! - Jill Saur