The inspiring paintings of Thomas Kinkade have made his works the most collected works of any living artist in America today. His modest background ultimately helped make Thomas Kinkade the household name that he is. His astounding success is based on the philosophy of enjoying the simple pleasures in life that comes through his artistic canvas
Kinkade started sharpening his artistic skills early on. A summer spent on a sketching tour with a college friend lead to him producing a best selling instructional book The Artist`s Guide to Sketching. After the book became a huge success Kinkade began to explore various painting techniques.The work of Thomas Kinkade is heavily influenced by a variety of genres including Plein Air, Impressionism and Romantic Realism. His original paintings were originally sold in galleries throughout California. Today anyone can enjoy the beauty of a Thomas Kinkade painting by purchasing one of the many products that showcase his paintings and his artistic vision.
The Thomas Kinkade Company is a creative force in the gift product industry. The galleries and business partners that feature his work enjoy tremendous success that shows no signs of slowing down. The life affirming values expressed in his works are embraced by a broad range of collectors who appreciate the inherent beauty of his work.