Tag Archives: Thomas Kinkade

If You Say “Foxglove Cottage”, What Comes to Mind?

Say the word “Cottage” and what comes to mind? Would be “quaint and romantic”? If so, then you and artist Thomas Kinkade would be in agreement. Let’s look at what Wikipedia says about cottages. First, they are usually considered a … Continue reading

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Do You Know What “Light and Dark in Art” Is Called?

Thomas Kinkade always referred to himself as the painter of light. He could say this because he painted in what is known as a Chiaroscuro style. This style contrasts light with dark in significant ways to add body and volume to … Continue reading

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What are Your Yuletide Traditions?

According to the Thomas Kinkade website, one of the treasured childhood memories of Thomas and his sibling was going out each Christmas with their small hatchet to find a tree to grace their living room. This picture was created as … Continue reading

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Nature’s Paradise in Autumn

Thomas Kinkade created many beautiful nature scenes that depicted the different four seasons of the year. This one shows the peaceful paradise of nature during autumn. It shows the mountain leaves turning a beautiful red, yellow, purple and orange while … Continue reading

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What Do You Know About Hollywood’s Most Famous Mice?

For most of us, the Disney characters Mickey and Minnie Mouse have always been a part of our culture. This means that some aspects of their stories may not be well-known especially those backstories that were introduced at the beginning … Continue reading

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The Mountains Declare His Glory!

This beautiful painting by Thomas Kinkade, painted in 2000, is based upon Psalm 19:1 – “The heavens declare the glory of God;     the skies proclaim the work of his hands.” According to the painter’s website, this painting was birthed after … Continue reading

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What Would Make A Mother’s Perfect Day?

What would make a mother’s day be perfect? There are many different answers to this question because there are so many different types of mothers in the world. For the Thomas Kinkade Studios, this idyllic scene shows a possible example … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd’s Cottage

According to John 10:11 in the bible, Jesus identifies himself as “…the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” This creates a peaceful reassurance for the sheep. In this puzzle, Thomas Kinkade creates a beautiful “allegory in paint, … Continue reading

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Thomas Kinkade: Winter Evening Gathering

Peace and tranquility are themes come to my mind right away when I look at this painting. Considering that the painter was Thomas Kinkade, this comes as no surprise to me. He was known as the painter of light whose … Continue reading

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Nanette’s Cottage

Who was Nanette and why did artist Thomas Kinkade paint this cottage with her name on it? Nanette was his beloved wife of 30 years. He was known for putting an N in each painting to show everyone how important … Continue reading

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