Montalcino, Tuscany

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Summer memories.  Acrylic on wood panel. 24″ x 30″

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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

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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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