SusansSaddleStands

Custom Saddle Stands and Art

96 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars (19)

SusansSaddleStands

Custom Saddle Stands and Art

96 Sales

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susan barackman

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susan barackman

Announcement    Custom saddle stands with original art and design. Stands can be designed around a theme or breed (WP, Appaloosa, paint, barrel racing, roping, trail, etc.) A portrait of your horse can be incorporated into the design. Do you need distinctive awards for your club? Susan’s Saddle Stands can help by designing a trophy stand just for your club. Contact me at esbee at 1starnet.com when you make a purchase. I will see it sooner this way. Thanks! I also do horse and pet portraits, western art, notecards and many other original creations and have a cat sanctuary with 14 cats called A Cat Named Fred.

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Last updated on May 30, 2019

Custom saddle stands with original art and design. Stands can be designed around a theme or breed (WP, Appaloosa, paint, barrel racing, roping, trail, etc.) A portrait of your horse can be incorporated into the design. Do you need distinctive awards for your club? Susan’s Saddle Stands can help by designing a trophy stand just for your club. Contact me at esbee at 1starnet.com when you make a purchase. I will see it sooner this way. Thanks! I also do horse and pet portraits, western art, notecards and many other original creations and have a cat sanctuary with 14 cats called A Cat Named Fred.

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Susan Barackman-bio

Susan was born on Long Island, NY of 100% Italian heritage, and raised in Riverside, Calif. She began drawing horses at the age of 4 on the back of her father's blueprints. She grew up with a pencil in her hand, drawing on the back of schoolwork and any unused piece of paper lying around. School notes often carried little horsy scribbles in the margins. At the age of 12 she went door to door to sell pencil drawings for just 25 cents each.

Though she took art in high school and college, her teachers did not encourage equine art. Undaunted, Susan continued to strive for drawing realistic portrayals of the subject, endeavoring to show the beauty of the detailed subject as God had made it.

After many years of doing many paintings in oils, Susan switched to water media a few years ago, when it was discovered her husband, Stephen, was allergic to the solvents in the oil paints. The change opened up new vistas and challenges to Susan's style, including recent experimental forays into abstract.

Susan works equally well in pencil, (both graphite and color), watercolor and acrylics. She often finds that the animal being portrayed determines the medium being used, and will do several different paintings or drawings of a horse, dog or cat, working in more than one medium.

NOW OPEN: Visit my second shop called A Cat Named Fred, selling all cat related art--all profits go to fund my cat sanctuary home to 15 cats that were foundlings, cast-offs and rescues.

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  • susan barackman

    Owner, Creator, Artist

    Retired art teacher now doing CUSTOM DESIGNED SADDLE STANDS, horse and cat art, landscapes and other subjects in various media. My art is also on notecards. I have a cat sanctuary called A Cat Named Fred.

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    TX, United States

    brass halter and collar plates embroidered caps and shirts brass picture tags cuff bracelets’ award plaques vinyl decals

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