Custom Portrait from photo of SSG Ryan Knauss
Acrylic on Canvas
Army Staff Sergeant Ryan C. Knauss was killed in Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan on Aug. 26, 2021.
Thank you Knoxville Police for giving me the opportunity to paint such a meaningful portrait. I'm truly honored and blessed to live in the land of the free because of the brave. What I learned in painting this only furthered my respect this man. Thank you Ryan Knauss for your service and your memory.
See my video of some of the painting details. This portrait was donated and others may also donate to the family.
Additional thanks to
KPD Officer Shelby Walker
KPD Officer Neil Marasigan