“One of the most successful artists of all time, prolific painter Thomas Kinkade - the self-described “Painter of Light” - died Friday at the age of 54. A spokesperson for the Kinkade family said the artist died at home in Los Gatos, Calif., apparently of natural causes. […] The painter once said that he had something in common with Walt Disney and Norman Rockwell: He wanted to make people happy.” - cbsnews.com
Thomas Kinkade has worked with Disney several times in the past, creating the Disney Dreams collection. The world has lost a beautiful artist.