Growing up in Las Vegas and once a professional dancer, Palmer has always had a drive to create and express herself. She found her creative outlet in painting and committed to her passion by moving to West Hollywood to enroll in art school and learn classic portraiture at UCLA. A large body of her work can be seen throughout The W Hotel in Hollywood and in some of the most prominent private collections. Bonded together through something that cannot be seen, but can be felt.
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In life there are two types of individuals. There are those who sit back and wait for good things to happen to them and there are those that aggressively attack their goals like a powerful lion mauling an antelope, a crocodile munching on a water buffalo, a python swallowing a zebra or a seagull molesting a clam. I think my point has been made. At age 20, after being involved in several different modeling gigs in the Las Vegas area, Palmer entered the world of Mixed Martial Arts as a ring girl for the now defunct WEC promotion. Here was a girl that had everything: a beautiful face, fantastic body, breathtaking smile, rock star ambition and the sweetest personality imaginable. About nine months ago, I really wanted to pursue a career as an artist or somewhere in the art industry in whichever aspect I end up falling into. Someday, perhaps Brittney Palmer will create a legendary portrait that will change the art world forever.
UFC's Brittney Palmer paints baseball cards as part of Topps' anniversary
UFC octagon girl Brittney Palmer gave her Instagram followers a glimpse into her life as an artist in a recent post, and she revealed how she fully immerses herself in her craft. In the update, Brittney painted Quan Yin, whom she described as the goddess of mercy and compassion. She kneeled on the floor atop a colorful rug.
Brittney Palmer once appeared on a Topps trading card when the company did a set featuring UFC fighters and personnel. Palmer and her boyfriend, artist Gregory Siff, are each producing 18 cards for Topps as part of its anniversary campaign called Project The artists who are part of the program pick from popular card layouts of the past and then paint the players in their own images. Palmer said Topps reached out to Siff to ask if she would be interested. She said she was thrilled to have the opportunity.