Joel Anderson: Temple Grandin on canvas

Joel Anderson with Temple Grandin Painting

Practice makes perfect. This adage applies to artist Joel Anderson.

A highlight of the Mozart & The Mind Symposium June 1 in San Diego was seeing Temple Grandin emerge on canvas before our eyes. It looks effortless but Joel Anderson has been honing his Temple Grandin portrait skills for months creating many versions in his Fallbrook studio.

As Temple Grandin gave her keynote speech, Joel painted on stage.

Joel Anderson getting ready for live painting demonstration
Joel Anderson painting Temple Grandin
Joel Anderson painting Temple Grandin
Joel Anderson live painting Temple Grandin
Joel Anderson painting Temple Grandin
Joel Anderson with Temple Grandin and painting

Temple signs the painting!

Temple Grandin signs Joel Anderson's painting

Temple loves to share her marketing wisdom with autistic artists. Her advice to Joel “paint pets and people’s homes.”

Below are the many versions of Temple that Joel painted preparing for this event.

Joel Anderson many versions of Temple Grandin

Visit Joel’s website at www.joelsvisionarts.com and follow him on Facebook.  Joel Anderson says about his art “I want to make people smile.”  He is calls himself  “the Artist of Smiles.”

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