KANSAS CITY LIVE PAINTER + PORTRAIT PAINTER
in the modern age.
For centuries, portraiture was something reserved for nobility. The skills of an artist were used to preserve the likeness of monarchs, lords, and statesmen.
With the turn of the 19th century and the emergence of Romanticism--and later, Impressionism--painting became a vessel to capture a moment in time. It was a conduit to portray people, their daily lives, and their story...
and the beauty therein.
And that's exactly what I strive to represent.
A moment in time...
captured on canvas
A moment recreated, preserved forever...
What people are saying
There aren’t enough words to describe the incredible talent of Libby Rule. We had Libby paint a moment from our first dance at our wedding reception and it was the most amazing experience. All our guests loved her and couldn’t stop talking about how cool it was that she was there painting live. Libby is so kind and so much to work with. We asked her to add in our immediate family into the background of the painting and she worked them in perfectly. The details she can paint are unmatched to anything I’ve ever seen. The painting has been hanging up in our house for months and we still catch ourselves staring at it in awe. It is hands down, the coolest thing we have to remember our wedding. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you Libby. Thank you for sharing your talents and capturing this memory for us. We will cherish this forever.