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Tribute to The Painter of Light, Thomas Kinkade. You'll be missed...

Saatchi Online Artist: Rikka Ayasaki; Acrylic, 2012, Painting "Passions, Boulogne fores 7016"

another great example of leaving parts unfinished while other parts are well rendered.

“Mona Lisa of Galilee”, from the 3rd century city of Sepphoris, in what was then Roman Palestine. She is part of a large mosaic which decorates the floor in a grand villa.

Artist: Andre Kohn (My note: The paint technique itself, as opposed to simply painting the "rain", makes it appear as though there's a gusty storm. I thought this was a still from film where the lens had gotten seriously wet-over! Genius.)

Mother and Child - Xi Pan Chinese Artist - Born in Wenzhou, China, Xi Pan studied at the National Academy of Fine Arts in Hangzhou; a year later she transferred to the Moscow Academy of Fine Arts, where she got her Master's Degree in Fine Arts.