Today's Featured Artist: Michael Godard

Transform your photos into one-of-a-kind, hand painted masterpieces!



Kathryn Donatelli Paintings Greeting Card featuring the painting My First Pair Of Skates by Kathryn Donatelli

Boundary: Bleed area may not be visible.









Share This Page






My First Pair Of Skates Greeting Card




The more you buy... the more you save.


Image Size



Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

Ships Within

1 - 2 business days

Ships From

Charlotte, NC

Front View

Back View

Inside Message

Type a message, above, and you'll see what it looks like on the inside of the card, below.

Inside View

Additional Products

Comments (1)

Post a Comment

There are no comments for My First Pair Of Skates.   Click here to post the first comment.

Artist's Description

2007 The Whole 9 Gallery Culver City, CA First Pair of Skates (Self Portrait at 4) Oil over charcoal on canvas with vintage 1960 flying ace roller skates. 60"x22" ARTIST STATEMENT The very act of making a painting can be a driving force that cannot be ignored by the artist, even if the purpose for the work is not at first clearly understood, and yet in the end it can become a precious gift to the world. The series I am working on right now, "A Child Blessed with Grace", includes a small group of paintings dedicated to my parents who raised me with all the love they could ever imagine having for another person. It is a special bond that only develops between a parent and a child with special needs. Although I was born without feet, I roller skated, rode a bike, jumped rope, ran with the wind in my hair and danced to music only I could hear. The piece on the left "My First Pair of Skates", is the first painting in the series. The little brown booties I am wearing were handmade by a s...

About Kathryn Donatelli

Kathryn Donatelli

My work has always been influenced by my first exposure to art, the Italian and German Renaissance Masters and then later the Pre Raphaelites and the Impressionists. Even when it was not fashionable to paint in the classical realist style I continued to do so. Recently I have discovered a group of painters called Abstract Realists of which I am now a student. My new work is concerned with beginning a painting with abstract form and then finishing the painting with all of the values and subtle innuendoes of treatment of edges, color relationships and more. This approach ostensibly makes painting all about the process and not about the subject being painted. Ironically the results of this process potentially shows the subject in the most...

Shop with Confidence

Our return policy is very simple:


If you're not happy with a purchase that you made on, for any reason, you can return it to us within 30 days of the order date.   As soon as it arrives, we'll issue a full refund for the entire purchase price.   Please note - Fine Art America does not reimburse the outgoing or return shipping charges unless the return is due to a defect in quality.


Fine Art America sells thousands of pieces of artwork each month - all with a 100% money-back guarantee.   We take great pride in the fact that hundreds of thousands of artists have chosen Fine Art America to fulfill their orders, and we look forward to helping you select your next piece!

Have a question about placing an order?

Customer Service: 877-807-5901

(Call Any Time - 24 Hours Per Day)


All greeting cards ship from our production facility within 1 - 2 business days of your order.