Monday, October 24

"La Vendedora de Ajijíc"
9" x 11"
Acrylic and oil on masonite
NFS
This is a little gift for some friends of ours in Mexico who did us a huge favor when we moved from Guadalajara to Canada. I really enjoyed painting this one, and I especially liked the brilliance of the colors.

Friday, October 21

Another Truck

There is something so cool about a big, shiny truck. I painted this commission for a collector's client. It was his first brand new truck, and to commemorate the occasion, he had this little gem painted up.

"A NEW Beginning"
11" x 14"
Oil on canvas
*SOLD

Monday, October 17

For Kayla

"The Way the World Could Be"
12" x 24"
Oil on canvas
NFS
I have the best family. I really do.

This painting is of my niece, Kayla, who went to Kenya this summer to minister to young girls. I wanted to show her how proud I am of her, and also to affirm that she is choosing that which more of us should: to serve. To give. To love.

Love ya, kiddo. Enjoy the painting.

Thursday, October 13

Happier

CA boy--Study
10" x 12"
pastel and charcoal on paper
I met this guy was walking down the street in Monterey, CA. He was walking barefoot, had dreadlocks, and had an adorable little puppy in tow, so of course I asked if I could take his picture to draw him sometime.

I'm much happier with his face than with the last posting. I guess I wanted to be the kind of artist that can quickly put together a portrait, but the fact is I need to spend the time going over and over the drawing. Hello, my name is Kim, and I'm slow...