Author Archives: KIMTHINGS

About KIMTHINGS

I am a designer. I have my own range of textiles and products. I also design theatre sets and I paint. My websites are: www.kimthings.com and www.nsartists.ca/kimrosin

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

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 … Continue reading

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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

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

                       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

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?

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!

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 http://www.kimthings.com.  This project has been my passion and soul … Continue reading

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Spot the dog

Inspired by Veeti-the-dalmatian on Instagram!  A beautiful dog.  Acrylic on board, 20″x24″.    

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Pecking order

Thanks to @chickens_of_whitmire_estates for inspiration! Acrylic on board. 20″x24″.  Submitted for 2017 Spring Art Show  

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