In the Studio – Sketching on Paper

In the Studio – Sketching on Paper

I try to get into the studio every day, at least for a few minutes. Some days that means flipping on the light before dawn while I drink my coffee, grabbing a quick look at whatever I’ve got in progress before heading off to whatever damned thing is going to keep me away from my […]

New Year, New Ideas

New Year, New Ideas

Posted by Kim on January 23, 2019 in Ideas

Over the last few years, I’ve realized that I don’t get much done in terms of actually making anything in January. I used to give myself a hard time about it, but I realized now that there’s just no use feeling guilty about it, and besides, a lot of what happens during the year comes […]

A Walk In The Woods, Painting and Inspiration

A Walk In The Woods, Painting and Inspiration

Snow has fallen early in my little corner of the world, but I wanted to share some of the sights and insights that have been inspiring me lately. I’ve been finishing up the work I was doing over the summer, which more often than not just means letting the paintings sit for awhile, until they […]

Conversations With Muggles

Conversations With Muggles

So. Following my exhortation last week asking people to consider buying original art instead of cheap screen prints, I got into a discussion in which someone asked me (in what I felt was a rather disingenuous way) if abstract art is still in style. They had read an article in the Home section of their […]

Canada's Heart Is Broken

We are well into autumn here and I find myself reflecting on how the past four months have been a grand period of exploring for me. I’ve been working as a patroller on Le P’tit Train du Nord Linear Park, and it has been an incredible experience: over the summer and into fall, I rode […]

Postapocalyptic Dystopia… nope

Yesterday I got back to working in my little studio after a long hiatus. I’ve nothing to show for a day’s work… I guess I should have made a new start instead of destroying trying to finish something I’d been excited about months ago. So instead of showing some fabulous new paintings, I’ve got a quote […]