Jim Kruse
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  • Sanford, FL
  • United States

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new work! Puggin' on the Ritz! ok I need a better name? lol

This is my pug Newman with his top hat and bow tie. Oil on canvas paper
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The Kiss-11x14 oil on canvas

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The Kiss-11x14 oil on canvas

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Posted on January 30, 2012 at 8:27pm 4 Comments

Hi my name is Jim Kruse and I live in Sanford Florida. I have done art all my life. I really got into painting at 10 years old when my aunt bought me an oil painting set and I used to watch William Alexander on PBS paint. I was amazed at how fast he could get to the heart of a painting and copied what he did. As a teenager I still used those same paints but found I could use almost anything as a canvas, and lots of things (like gasoline) were solvents for oil paint. Its a wonder I'm still…


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At 7:00am on March 3, 2012, Iveta Autratová said…

Hi Jim, thank you for your comment :o))))

At 4:05pm on February 11, 2012, Ann Marie semonian said…
Oops , positive , darn I phone
At 4:04pm on February 11, 2012, Ann Marie semonian said…
Thanks for your pissitive input Jim !
At 5:15am on February 11, 2012, Iveta Autratová said…

Thank you Jim, love your cat too :o))))

At 11:46pm on February 7, 2012, Jeffrey A. Knight said…

nice work -- have a great art daythought I'd share.

At 6:29pm on February 3, 2012, Richard Harvey said…

Great work, Jim

At 9:24am on January 30, 2012, anupam gupta said…
Thank u Jim! have a good day.
At 9:38am on January 25, 2012, freda sidaravicius said…

Thankyou for your comments Jim

At 10:37am on January 24, 2012, Meg Mackenzie said…

Welcome to the Art Colony, Jim! If you have any art-related questions, please feel free to post in the forums or groups, where your fellow artists will be happy to help you out. When you get the chance, it would be fun to see some of your art.  Above all, enjoy the site!

Meg (Moderator)

At 9:46am on January 24, 2012, Thaneeya McArdle said…

Hi Jim, and welcome to the Art Colony!  I hope you enjoy the site - there's a lot to explore here, so have a look around and make yourself at home. You'll find plenty of art and inspiration!

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We've also put together a handy Guide to Getting Started, which may help answer any questions you may have, such as how to create a bio for your page.

Most of all have fun and join in the forums and groups!  Can't wait to see your art. :)

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