Contact Us

Grandmother Creates Beautiful Paintings During Long Hospital Stay

Talk about making the best out of a bad situation.

Jill Sobocinski posted this photo of her grandmother, Joan Holland, 83, on Twitter earlier this week to show how she’s spending her free time during an extended stay at a New Jersey hospital.

Holland has made 15 paintings using Paint By Numbers.

“As a family, we are all inspired,” Sobocinski told Mashable. “I have never been an artist but seeing what she has done under her conditions is beautiful. She is my motivation to try something new and now I am definitely interested in buying some paint and a canvas. We are all so proud of her.”

Her family is proud and the internet is impressed. The photo certainly touched a nerve:

Recommended for You

Around the Web

Best of TheFW

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for TheFW quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!