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Acrylic on stretched canvas 9.5″ × 11.5″

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My inspiration for this work came from my dog Sam, who is a smooth haired border collie cross. He is very unusual in his manner and always makes us laugh. He walked into the kitchen with a straw in his mouth and his expression was so funny. Although my dog doesn’t look like a giraffe, the expression on Gerald the giraffe’s face looks like Sam. Enjoy

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Sally Sunshine

Born in Cardiff, but now live in the West Midlands. Graduated from Birmingham City University with a BA (Hons) in Visual Arts.

Key styles: impressionism, abstracts and whimsical,which cover a wide range of subject matter from pure abstract, figurative, portrait, still life, nature and wildlife.

Media used: oils, acrylic, mixed media, collage, textiles and digital photography and photoshop.

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  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 4 years ago

    Giggling here! I knew this was yours when I spotted it at the top of My Bubble page! Very cute, Angela! Love the eyes and the crossed legs.

  • Hi Dot. So happy you like Gerald. Thanks for your lovely comments :))

    – Angela Burman

  • natans
    natansover 4 years ago

    How great!

  • Thank you Natans for your lovely comments

    – Angela Burman

  • Sue Nichol
    Sue Nicholover 4 years ago

    Great, I think you could write a children’s book around this character.

  • Thanks Sue. Im thinking about it

    – Angela Burman

  • Yvonne Lautenschlaeger aka medea
    Yvonne Lautens...over 4 years ago

    Oh Angela, he is GREAT! I would love to sit beside him and take a sip too!

  • Hehehe. Gerald is so relaxed and happy he would love you to join him. Thank you for your lovelycomments Yvonne

    – Angela Burman

  • Photography by Mathilde
    Photography by...over 4 years ago

    Angela – this is so delightful but I won’t show it to GERALD, my husband – lol

  • LOL perhaps you better not Mattie. Thank you for your kind words

    – Angela Burman

  • Berns
    Bernsover 4 years ago

    I so ADORE this Ange!

  • Many thanks Berns for your kind words

    – Angela Burman

  • John44
    John44over 4 years ago

    So neat!!
    Just send the link to my Granddaughters.. they will love it as much as I do

  • Thank you John. Hope you Grandaughters like him

    – Angela Burman

  • ©FoxfireGallery / FloorOne Photography
    ©FoxfireGaller...over 4 years ago

    Pure Genius, I love this.

  • Thank you very much

    – Angela Burman

  • Carol2
    Carol2over 4 years ago

    Outstanding image and work, Angela!!

  • Thank you very much Carol :)

    – Angela Burman

    JUSTARTover 4 years ago

    this makes me smile :)
    great work

  • Thank you Sylvia for your lovely comments

    – Angela Burman

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