'World's greatest country' artist unveils painting of our American flag

On Fox and Friends, Steve Penley of Georgia painted a sprawling, waving American flag

A stunning new Independence Day painting by visual artist Steve Penley will last far beyond the holiday weekend.

Earlier this week, Penley revealed the artwork on As he called in from Atlanta, Georgia, he described how he worked on the piece all morning long.

According to Penley, the American flag not only looks nice, but also reminds us of our freedom.

"It is the greatest country in the world," he said. "And every day we live here, we’re living in paradise."

Featuring a sprawling, waving flag surrounded by multicolored fireworks, the painting represents the country we live in

Penley's work is best known for its vibrant style. It's distinguished by his use of large brush strokes and bright colors.