"GULL" ORIGINAL 4X4" OIL ON TEXTURED PANEL © SAUNDRA LANE GALLOWAY

"Gull"
4x4" oil on textured panel
$30
This fellow is in his element...a rock to roost on and blue skies! A perfect reminder of the glorious days on the coast! "Gull" is great as is...to sit on a small easel, or frame in your favorite 4"x4" frame. Remember 1/2" is taken on all sides when framing. OR, for .50 more I can mount him on a 5"x5" off white or black backer board so you can frame him in your favorite 5"x5" frame with the whole painting showing! Frames shown are a suggestion, and not included, however you can find the off white one at Rustic and Refined Design on ETSY, or the black frame at Michaels. "Gull" will be ready to ship on September 24, 2014 when he is dry! 

I'm burying this next photo at the bottom of this post because it is something I did for my daughter who told me she likes penguins.  It was fun and sweet...just a little cutie pie...not my photo, so wouldn't sell it unless I got permission...but, for her...no biggie!
 Michelle's penquin
6x4"

HAPPY CREATING!

"FADE TO PINK" ORIGINAL 4X4" OIL ON 1/2" DEEP PANEL © SAUNDRA LANE GALLOWAY

"Fade to Pink"
4x4" oil on textured panel
$35
A wonderful ode to pink and all it's qualities. This happy little painting is a burst of color and composition for that spot that needs a little punch! "Fade to Pink" is painted in oil on a slightly textured 4"x4" panel. The 1/2" depth allows this painting to sit on its own or on a small easel. The easel I chose for this painting is natural in color, but if you want it stained brown please mention that in your notes when you order. Slots on back will also allow for hanging! "Fade to Pink" will be ready to ship on September 8, 2014 when it is dry. 
 this is shown with my easel choice...natural...
but it can be stained also! :)

This has been fun, playing with abstract...it is a great way to feed my creative soul.  Doing these actually helps me in my mixed media work!  I'd highly suggest you try to dabble...it will inspire!!...but now I'm hungry for more of my fun animals...
FUN DOINS!
HAPPY CREATING!

"XO" A FUN LITTLE ABSTRACT IN MY ETSY SHOP © SAUNDRA LANE GALLOWAY

"XO"
4x4" oil on 1/2" deep panel
$35
A little message that means a LOT! Using letters in our society has been a practice for a very long time...XO; a simple statement of love or affection...hugs and kisses...a perfect sentiment all wrapped up in design and color...just perfect for a message to you or someone you love! As is, "XO" can sit on a shelf due to it's 1/2" depth, or hang from the slots on back. OR, you can choose to add this easel. Either way, "XO" will be available to ship on September 8, 2014 when it is dry. 
HAPPY CREATING!

"EXPLORE" ABSTRACT OF PINES © SAUNDRA LANE GALLOWAY

"Explore"
4x4" oil on textured 1/2" deep panel
$35
An intuitive look at trees is the subject for this little abstract. The addition of the word gives depth to the meaning behind this 4"x4" abstract. "Explore" is painted in oil over a textured 1/2" deep panel with slots for hanging on back. The 1/2" depth allows for sitting alone on a shelf! You can also choose this stained small easel for $5 more. Either way you go, this small but mighty little painting will be ready to ship on September 8, 2014 when it is dry.  

I just HAD to do trees folks!!  
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"PASSION" ORIGINAL OIL INTUITIVE ABSTRACT © SAUNDRA LANE GALLOWAY

"Passion"
4x4" oil on 1/2" deep panel
$35

A little splash of red in this intuitive abstract painting brings passion to your life! Red is often associated with all things love and passion, and this little reminder does just that! Passion in your life, in your work, in just
being! "Passion" is oil on 1/2" deep 4x4" panel with slots on back for hanging. This depth will allow for sitting alone, or can fit nicely on this stained easel for that perfect little spot in your home where you need a reminder of the passion in you life! Bring it home as is, or add the stained easel. "Passion" will be ready to ship September 5, 2014 when it is dry! 
 HAPPY CREATING!

CALIFORNIA INSPIRATION

The past few days found us in San Diego visiting my most wonderful son Jonathan.  While we were there we crammed as many things in as we could...mostly seeing my son...but he took us to the beach and other spots...here are my visual memories I am happy to share with you!  As usual, if you see anything you want to paint here, please feel free...the only thing I ask is to see what you came up with!  ENJOY!

This first photo was one of the birds standing on the rocks waiting for the waves to crash in...I call it "Waiting for the surf"! HA...that can be interpreted in many ways...cuz they eat what comes in...so this could have been surf and turf! HA!

First and foremost was seeing my beautiful son!  He is a joy to my heart!  Love this man!!
My son works at the resort we stayed at...we had a beautiful bungalow on the beach...this was my sunrise!!  Gotta love San Diego!
golf was fun!  My boys!
We did lots of beach on our trip.  I love the sound of the waves!  These are crashing on the rocks on Coronodo Beach.
I love LOVE my boys!
yep...happy us!
seagulls EVERYWHERE!!
and ducks...:)
what spells beach other than poles wound with rope!
Bamboo all over!
I think for flowers, hibiscus is the most beautiful one in Cali.  This pink was right outside our door...Note the color against the green...how it pops in a special way...close to opposite on the color wheel...now see it with white
still beautiful, but just a different look.  These are great exercises to understand color theory when planning backgrounds!!
 can't do California without a palm or two!!
see the bird in the tree...here we have chickadees...there it's whatever these guys are!  FUN!
One of our sites was at Cabrillo National Monument.  In 1542 Juan Cabrillo landed in San Diego, establishing the west coast...(well, something like that)...anyway, this lighthouse is at the top.  On this point you can see ocean on three sides...it was AWESOME!!
one thing up there that fascinated me were these trees...WHAT IN THE WORLD ARE THEY???  INTERESTING, that is!!
white hibiscus
bird of paradise
yellow hibiscus
chasin dinner
outside one of the seafood restaurants in San Diego was this GIANT statue of the famous Kiss from VJ day in 1945.  It is SO awesome in person!

SO, it was a fast three days, but all in all was wonderful...MOST OF ALL, I MISS THIS FACE ALREADY!!  Love you Jonathan!!

Hope this inspires!

HAPPY CREATING!

"IMAGINE" ORIGINAL ABSTRACT 4X4" OIL FOR MY ETSY SHOP © SAUNDRA LANE GALLOWAY

EVER EXPLORING, EVER EXPANDING...ABSTRACT IS A GATEWAY UNTO ITSELF OR TO MORE CREATIVE EXPRESSION!  
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"Imagine"
4x4" oil on textured panel
$30
Available in my ETSY shop 
 Imagine that you had this wonderful little painting for your very own! Imagine that it is inspiring to you. Imagine what the daily reminder might do for you or for that perfect person as a gift!! "Imagine" is full of all things, all in one 4x4" package! "Imagine" is painted in oil on a 4x4" slightly textured panel. It is perfect as is to sit on an easel or frame in your favorite 4x4" frame. (Remember 1/2" is taken on all sides when framing). OR, for just .50 more I can mount it on a 5x5" black backer board so you can frame it in your 5x5" frame. The frame shown is merely a suggestion, but you can find this frame at Michaels. "Imagine" will be ready to ship on August 30, 2014 when it is dry. 
frame suggestion

By now we are on our way home, back to our mountain and work.  I am missing my wonderful son already!

HAPPY CREATING!

"BELIEVE AND EXPLORE" ORIGINAL ABSTRACT 4X4" FOR MY ETSY SHOP © SAUNDRA LANE GALLOWAY

EVER EXPLORING, EVER EXPANDING...ABSTRACT IS A GATEWAY UNTO ITSELF OR TO MORE CREATIVE EXPRESSION!  
saundra lane galloway
"Believe and Explore"

4x4" oil on slightly textured 1/8" panel
SOLD 
This small but powerful abstract appeals to the poet or optimist in all of us! "Believe and Explore" is a perfect reminder that we need only to believe in ourselves and then explore the world we live in! A perfect statement for a gift or for yourself! "Believe and Explore" is painted in oil on a slightly textured 4"x4" panel. Perfect as is to set on an easel or frame in your favorite 4x4" frame. (remember 1/2" is taken on the sides for framing), OR, for .50 more I can mount it on a 5x5" black backer board so you can frame it in your favorite 5x5" frame and all the sides will show! The frame shown is not included; but a suggestion. You can find this frame at Michaels. "Believe and Explore" will be ready to ship on August 30, 2014. 
framed suggestion
As you read this I am HAPPY TO REPORT that I am enjoying a couple of days in sunny San Diego with my hubby and wonderful son!  However, I am ever happy to explore some more and bring new fun things to the world!

HAPPY CREATING!

"BEAR VISIT" ORIGINAL MIXED MEDIA ON STRETCHED CANVAS © SAUNDRA LANE GALLOWAY

"Bear Visit"
18"x18" mixed media on stretched canvas
$500

Living in the mountains affords me a wonderful opportunity to capture some of the wildlife that comes to visit from time to time.  This young bear is one of our visitors.  "Bear Visit" is painted in mixed media on a stretched canvas.  The background is largely acrylic with the trees painted in acrylic over paper.  The paper is very thin, but it seems to give a bit more depth.  There is acid free paper added to the background as well. The bear and some detail is painted in oil.  Bear Visit will be ready to ship on September 10, 2014 when the oil parts are dry.  "Bear Visit" comes ready to frame in your favorite 18x18" frame.
detail

As I said, this was painted to go in my own house...but, as with most paintings in my life, this one is for sale too...so I will enjoy it while I have it.
Here is the frame that it will live in while it is with me...I'm lovin the turquoise this year!!  HOWEVER, when the painting sells, this frame stays with me...I have an idea for an abstract that may live in it later...BUT, for now..."Bear Visit" lives here!
 I'm enjoying the last of our sunflowers for this year...the deer have chopped off leaves on some of them down low...but that is life on the mountain!
HAPPY CREATING!

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