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Kansas City-area artist creates painting with Super Bowl confetti

Video credit: 41 Action News
Published on February 20, 2020 - Duration: 01:39s

Kansas City-area artist creates painting with Super Bowl confetti

Kansas City-area artist Megh Knappenberger used confetti that rained down after the Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV to create a one-of-a-king piece of art.

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Kansas City-area artist creates painting with Super Bowl confetti

41 ACTION NEWSREPORTER EMMA JAMESSHOWS US --THE PATH A LOCAL ARTISTTOOK --- TO GET ENOUGHCONFETTI TO MAKE AUNIQUE TRIBUTEMEGH KNAPPENBERGER, LOCALARTIST"The moment that thoseconfetti cannons went off, itwas just this thing that I willnever forget."MEGH KNAPPENBERGER, LOCALARTIST"I just had this vision for thispainting right at that moment."EMMA JAMES, REPORTING"And as soon as Megh saw athat confetti raining down, sheknew she had to get her visionon paper so she ran upstairs,grabbed her grocery list andstarted sketching."MEGH KNAPPENBERGERKNEW SHE NEEDED TOGET HER HANDS ON THECONFETTI THAT COVEREDHARD ROCK STADIUMWHEN THE CHIEFS WONTHE SUPER BOWL.SHE ASKED HER SOCIALMEDIA FOLLOWERS FORHELP.WITHIN 10 MINUTES - AMUTUAL FRIEND GOT HERIN TOUCH WITH CHIEFSGROUNDSKEEPR RYANTOMA.MEGH KNAPPENBERGER, LOCALARTIST"He brought me this wholebag of confetti and it stillsmelled like wet grass, I wish Icould have bottled that up."AFTER LETTING THCONFETTI DRY, SHESTARTED WORKING ANDLET HER SOCIAL MEDIAFOLLWERS IN ON THEEXPERIENCE.MEGH KNAPPENBERGER, LOCALARTIST"I thought it would be fun forpeople to watch this come tolife and watch it in real time."USING A PALETTE KNIFE -SHE PIECED TOGETHERHER VISION, WORKING THECONFETTI INTO HERPAINTING AND BRINGING AMOMENT IN HISTORY TOLIFE.MEGH KNAPPENBERGER, LOCALARTIST"I wanted to reallycommemorate the momethat those confetti cannonswent off and combine that withthe fighting spirit of this teamthat just refused to give up allseason."KNAPPENBERGER ANDHER HUSBAND ARE LONG-TIME CHIEFS FANS.SHE SAYS IT'S EASY TOFEEL INSPIRED BY THETEAM.MEGH KNAPPENBERGER, LOCALARTIST"Really the past few seasonshave really inspired mewatching this team who hadunfinished business whocame back, who neverstopped fighting."SHE PLANS TO SELL THEORIGINAL PIECE.SHE'S ALSO WORKING ONA HANDFUL OF LIMITEDEDITION PRINTS - EACHWITH THEIR OWN UNIQUEASPECT.IN KANSAS CITY, EMMAJAMES, 41 ACTION NEW

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