I am saddened to learn that the Painter of Light, Thomas Kinkade, has died at the young age of 54.
I appreciated his talent, the happy subject matter of his painting, his luminescent painting style, and the success he achieved through gallery sales and art licensing ventures.
Despite a few issues that occurred during the last few years of his life, his back story is very inspirational. If you ever have a chance, watch the movie Thomas Kinkade’s Christmas Cottage.
I found it inspring to learn of his early struggle to find his personal style and niche and the subject matter that eventually inspired him on the path to becoming the world-renowned “Painter of Light.”
The world has lost a bright light. My thoughts & prayers are his family, friends and fans.