ilove olives

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Olive trees near Monopoli, Puglia.  Italy.  Memories of summer + olive oil.

Acrylic on board, 30″ x 30″

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Vomero

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Vomero, Naples – Italy

Acrylic on board, 36″x24″

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Woof!

Owners tend to look quite a lot like their dogs.

Follow these tales/tails on Instagram at _kimthings

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Rolling hills

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Driving through Tuscany this summer, we saw this every day!

Near Montalcino, Tuscany

Acrylic on wood panel, 36″ x 48″

On show at Caffe Al Mercato, 2215 Marine Drive, (Ambleside) West Vancouver, Canada as part of the 2017 Harmony Arts Festival, 4-13 August.

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Today’s discovery: Alice Neel

Alice Neel (1900-1984)

Thanks to Victoria Miro Gallery’s Instagram feed today for the introduction to Alice Neel. I wish I could paint portaits like this.

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Eat one paint one

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Watermelon

Acrylic on wood panel, 16″ x 16″

On show/sale at Delany’s in Dundarave, West Vancouver, Canada  July 29 – August 4 2017

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Designer of the day

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Michael O'Connell           Michael O'Connell Wild women

Inspirational discovery of the day: Michael O’Connell (1898-1976).  Mid century British textile designer, spent some time in Australia.  Wish I could find more of his work.

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Fabric of Vancouver

Cityscape

My competition entry in Spoonflower’s Skillshare watercolour cityscape fabric design challenge.  Vote here for your favorites!

Competition closes 30 May 2017.

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Going shopping?

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If you’re going shopping you’ll need a bag. Press here to go to my Kickstarter campaign where you can reserve the bag you need when you make a pledge.  Hurry, campaign ends on May 31!

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Live at last!

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It’s LIVE!  I’m so excited to announce my Kickstarter campaign has begun, running through to 31 May 2017.  Click here for the link or you can access it through my website www.kimthings.com.  This project has been my passion and soul for many years.  Read my story on Kickstarter and please message me with any questions. And please, please, please SHARE it with anyone you know  who would love a KIM bag!!! Thanks!

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