Missouri artist drawing attention for his medium

Updated: Thursday, February 13 2014, 11:10 PM EST
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GRANDVIEW, Mo. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A Missouri artist is getting attention across the country for the personal touch he puts on clients' paintings.

His medium--cremated human ashes.

Adam Brown dusts them onto portraits, abstracts, or landscapes, and seals them with a protective coat.

Whatever isn't used, he carefully ships back to the client with the painting.

Brown says, "having ashes in an urn on a fireplace would be a good way to remember that someone died, but having them in a piece of art is a good way of remembering that someone lived."
Missouri artist drawing attention for his medium
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