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Plein Air

The play of light on water, the glorious glow of sunlight reflected and the radiant sense of movement and life, are all part of the unpredictable ever-changing world of plein air painting. Painting directly from nature has produced some of Thomas Kinkade's work.
Sunrise, Sea of Galilee Sunrise, Sea of Galilee

Sunrise, Sea of Galilee

My wife and I spent the night at a kibbutz on the Sea of Galilee, near locations which were the very heart and...

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San Francisco, The Presidio San Francisco, The Presidio

San Francisco, The Presidio

Plein air painting allows the spirit of place to literarily take hold of my brush. The Presidio is one of San Francisco’s oldest...

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Mount Arbel Mount Arbel

Mount Arbel

I carried my paint and canvas up the windy heights of Mount Arbel to capture this dramatic view of the Sea of Galilee....

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Lake Arrowhead Lake Arrowhead

Lake Arrowhead

I painted Lake Arrowhead on a brisk fall afternoon when the air was crystal clear and the sky a dazzling blue. The lake...

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Jerusalem Sunset Jerusalem Sunset

Jerusalem Sunset

I set up my canvas on holy ground when I painted Jerusalem Sunset, then chased the rapidly setting sun so I could establish...

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The Garden Tomb The Garden Tomb

The Garden Tomb

Modern archaeology questions The Garden Tomb. as the actual place where Christ’s body was taken, but the setting remains a site of uncommon...

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Garden of Gethsemane Garden of Gethsemane

Garden of Gethsemane

Following the Last Supper, Jesus and some of His disciples returned to the Garden of Gethsemane to pass the night. It was here,...

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Caesarea Caesarea

Caesarea

I worked on Caesarea at sunset, as the sun touched the wispy clouds with gold and painted the azure Mediterranean a rich cobalt...

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Stanley Creek Stanley Creek

Stanley Creek

The pleasure of a dramatic plein air study, like the pleasure of the majestic natural vista that inspires it, is timeless. Some years...

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St. Andrews St. Andrews

St. Andrews

Image notes for St. Andrews are not...

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Windermere Ranch Windermere Ranch

Windermere Ranch

The Kinkade family has established Windermere Ranch, in the foothills of northern California, as our private retreat. Of course, we sometimes open up...

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Times Square Times Square

Times Square

Times Square has become synonymous with the constantly active, neon-lit city that never sleeps. When I set up my easel, I wanted to...

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