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Thomas Kinkade "Painter Of Light" has died.

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Cajuncowboy, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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  2. CliffnMesquite

    CliffnMesquite Well-Known Member

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    The world should weep at the stilling of such a talent.
  3. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    I loved his work. RIP.
  4. vta

    vta The Proletariat

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    Too young to go. RIP Thomas.
  5. The30YardSlant

    The30YardSlant Benched

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    Sad to hear, dude had some real skill with a brush.
  6. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    The guy definitely had talent, though not quite the style I would put in my house. His stuff was way way way over commercialized. That made his stuff a turnoff too, but I'm not going to blame him. Hell, if I could make $100M a year in sales of my work, I would too! :laugh2:

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  7. Faerluna

    Faerluna I'm Complicated

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    I don't understand what there is to hate about them. I guess it's the same as comparing The Beatles to Justin Beiber.

    Perhaps it's easier for more people to appreciate Kincade's work than Picasso's, therefore it must be "middlebrow."
  8. Cythim

    Cythim Benched

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    I'm pretty sure I have some of his artwork around my house, on a puzzle, a Christmas card, and a cookie tin.

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