Though the carriage we wander about in is of the horseless variety, I sometimes envy the days when the family outing to church meant sitting aboard a buggy and slowly touring the countryside. ABOUT THE PAINTER OF LIGHT. In the very beginning of his artistic career, Thomas Kinkade put his entire life savings into the printing of his first lithograph.
Though at the time he was already an acclaimed illustrator, Thomas found that he was inspired not by fame and fortune, but by the simple act of painting straight from the heart, putting on canvas the natural wonders and images that moved him most. It was this dedication and singular-minded focus on the ultimate goal of Sharing the Light that made Thomas Kinkade, a simple boy with a brush from the small country town of Placerville, California the most-collected living artist of his time.Throughout his life Thomas Kinkade shared his joy and used his paints in support of hospitals, schools, and humanitarian relief. Though the recipient of countless awards and honors, it was Thomass profound sense of purpose that his art was not just an accessory, but also a ministry, that continues on as his legacy. Judes Childrens Research Hospital, the White House, The Vatican, and Britains Tate Museum, Thomas raised hundreds of thousands of dollars over his lifetime for charity. Thomas Kinkade, the Painter of Light, emphasized simple pleasures and inspirational messages through his art and the branded products created from that art.
From textiles, to collectibles, to music and books, Thomas gave credit to a higher power for both the ability and the inspiration to create his paintings. His goal as an artist, who was Christian, was to touch people of all faiths, to bring peace and joy into their lives through the images he had created. Thomas Kinkade the artist was also a devout and loving family man. It was this devotion for his family that inspired him to add symbols of his love to his artwork. Numerous paintings contain hidden Ns representing Thomass lovely wife Nanette and many other paintings include the numbers 5282 as tribute to their wedding date May 2, 1982.
Thomass four daughters were also included in his artistic process- after the birth of each of his daughters, Thomas painted adoring images in each of their namesake; Evening at Merritts Cottage, Chandlers Cottage, Windsor Manor and Everetts Cottage. Thomass dearest wish had always been that his artwork would be a messenger of hope and inspiration to others a message to slow down, appreciate the little details in life, and to look for beauty in the world around us. As millions of collectors around the world sit back and enjoy his artwork in their homes, there is no doubt that Thomas Kinkade had indeed achieved his goal of Sharing the Light.
Please visit my store to see my other items. The item "Thomas Kinkade, Sunday At Apple Hill LE, S/N New Frame Retired" is in sale since Sunday, June 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints".
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