Gay Andy

August 22, 2010

This woman makes over $25,000 USD a month selling her paintings on Ebay!

Filed under: Uncategorized — gayandy @ 3:41 am

I had to read this article twice to make sure I was reading it correctly!

She’s an Ebay millionaire making hundreds of thousands of dollars a year selling this stuff:

Not to be rude or anything, but people actually buy this stuff? Spending thousands of dollars for a painting that in my opinion a first grader could do?
Hey I think I’ve found the perfect way to make some money to fix my Macbook.
Where’s my paint brushes? I’ll just dip my paint brushes into a bucket of paint and make some swirls and curls and blocks of colored oooozz, and now where’s my first buyer??

If you want to read the full story and see more of her paintings, CLICK HERE

If I had money to spend on paintings here’s paintings I’d be interested in buying. This boys painting will surely increase in value overtime.

Art world goes mad for Britain’s ‘Mini Monet’: Boy aged eight makes £150,000 ($232,000 USD) in 30 minutes by selling his paintings.

His paintings fetch thousands and attract buyers from all over the world.

But while his watercolours, pastels and oil paintings hint at a talent honed through decades of practice, Kieron Williamson is barely halfway through primary school.

The eight-year-old prodigy sold his latest collection of paintings for £150,000 at the weekend, with all 33 works sold in just 30 minutes.

The astonishing sale attracted buyers from as far as Arizona, New York and South Africa, with others bidding by telephone from around the world in the hope of securing an original.

One couple from Philadelphia camped for two days outside the gallery in Kieron’s home town of Holt, Norfolk, to make sure they did not miss out when the third exhibition of his work opened on Friday morning.

Many of his paintings feature Norfolk landscapes or coastal scenes, but the latest exhibition also included views of City Temple in Holborn, Central London, and even a painting of Hong Kong.

Kieron said: ‘I normally paint in the morning and I am up at 6am and then after school – but with the school holidays at the moment, I am painting all the time.

‘I like landscapes as they’ve got the big Norfolk skies in them and not too many hills or mountains.’

He paints up to six paintings a week and 700 people have registered on a waiting list for an original.

Until two years ago, Kieron’s artistic talents stretched only to colouring in dinosaurs drawn for him by parents Keith, 44, and Michelle, 37.

But on a family holiday to Cornwall he was inspired by visits to harbours and ports and began producing ‘mind-blowing’ images of the boats in the water.

Gallery owner Adrian Hill said: ‘Kieron has probably become one of the most collectable artists currently exhibiting worldwide. He’s impressionist without being too abstract.

‘He is years in advance of where he should be.’

Kieron’s parents plan to buy him a house with his earnings and invest the rest for him until he is 25.




  1. It just amazes me how a boy this young can have such a talent. Surely you see this as another example of God's work.

    Comment by Brian — August 22, 2010 @ 8:48 am | Reply

  2. Wow that kid is a prodigy! Mini Monet is a good description. I remember a number of years ago the Canadian government purchased a painting for their art gallery called 'voices of fire' for 15 million. The painting consists of two blue vertical blue strips with a red vertical strip in the middle. 15 mil? Go figure lol. bfn – Wayne 🙂

    Comment by wayner — August 22, 2010 @ 1:54 pm | Reply

  3. I agree with you David,I just don't think that some paintings,which can be made by pretty much anything,are considered beautiful enough to be sold at high prices.I think that boy is extremely gifted to do drawings that good.His talent will surely follow him throughout life as it gets better.(Though it's to find room for improvement.)

    Comment by SafaiaKame — August 22, 2010 @ 2:12 pm | Reply

  4. Age 8?? Now, I'm depressed all over again!! I can make pretty good pictures, too… with a camera… lol luv, tman<3

    Comment by tman — August 22, 2010 @ 10:45 pm | Reply

  5. Grand work. I love to see people, especially young people, being artistic and showing their able. I know a lady who has painted some works for Ron and I, she went to art school when she turned 65 and did so well she became an instructor. She is almost 90 now and still painting.Warm wishes and many hugsScottie

    Comment by — August 22, 2010 @ 11:09 pm | Reply

  6. Both examples are as much about selling as art. Kieron Williamson is certainly talented, but I would say more like greetings cards than really original work. But through good publicity, he is being bought by people who do like the work, but are probably more looking for an investment. Good luck to him; he may be a great artist one day.Michel Keck’s work is not so much abstract, but very Impressionist, so people who don't know a lot about art think they recognise it as a sought after style. But it's even more about ruthless salesmanship, if you read the article in the Daily Beast.But the "conventional" art world is not so very different, the way reputations are manipulated by galleries, and fashions created.

    Comment by BrianW — August 23, 2010 @ 4:39 pm | Reply

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