Year created: 2010
Original Size: 20" x 16"
Original Medium: Oil Work
Art Style: Realism-Representational
Art Subject: Animals
Art by the Artist Brenda Thour
From Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, United States
I am a Minnesota wildlife & landscape artist. I am a wife and mother of two wonderful grown children. I have sold work throughout the United States,Canada and Norway. I work in mostly oil, but I also use acrylic, watercolor and colored pencil. I have been painting since 1999, when I finally followed my heart and bought a few painting supplies. Picking up a paint brush was like turning a corner in my life. I have studied under and have taken private lessons from award winning artists. Painting is a passion for me and I immerse myself in each piece I work on. Learning more with each new piece, for art is a never ending learning journey.
To take a blank canvas and create a work of art depicting God's beautiful handiwork is amazingly rewarding. Since I started painting, I have more of an appreciation of the beauty all around us. My passion is in painting wildlife and landscapes. I now look at nature differently, I view places and subjects as a possible composition. I notice the uniqueness of simple things, such as a fence post, or a tree stump. I give God all the glory for all he has done in my life.
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