Thomas Kinkade is an artist from the USA. He was until his untimely death on April 6, 2012, this year well known for his realistic, idyllic and bucolic subjects. Kinkade often characterized himself as the ‘painter of light’, a title which he trademarked. He is also famed for mass marketing of his work as one of twenty American households have a copy of one of his pieces. He was a Christian and had four daughters. Kinkade went to University of California, Berkeley and The Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. He is especially known for making beautiful collectibles for the office or home. His snow globes managed to capture the elements in motion. They create an enchanting feel whenever you look at them.
Collecting Thomas Kinkade snow globes are a favorite hobby among many people so they can display them during Christmas. They come in different intrinsic patterns. He made a gift for each season and each time he managed to capture moments of beauty and sentimental value. His wide collection of collectibles for the home include: flower pillows, crystal collectibles, lamps, music boxes and paintings.
Kinkade put warmth in his work that made it endeared to every household. They are ideal gifts for Christmas, especially the snow globes which feature many beautiful painted cottages, and magical moments in time. Thomas brought fairy tales to life.
His top snow globes include:
The Bradford Exchange Thomas Kinkade Snow-Bell Holidays Snowman Ornaments: Set of ThreeThe Bradford Exchange Thomas Kinkade Snowfall Express Light Up Musical Snowman Snowglobe TrainThomas Kinkade Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town Musical Snowglobe Train Car by The Bradford ExchangeThe Bradford Exchange Thomas Kinkade Jingle Bells Christmas Musical SnowglobeThomas KinkadeThe Bradford Exchange Thomas Kinkade Victorian Christmas Village SnowglobeThe Bradford Exchange Thomas Kinkade Snowman and Songbird Sculpture Lights Up with Music and Bird SongThe Bradford Exchange Thomas Kinkade Moving Santa Claus Tabletop Figurine: and to All A Good Night
Kinkade spoke of his mother as an inspiration saying that he went by what she taught him as a child.