Kimberly Kelly Santini artist, instructor, daydreamer
"Surrender," a new Talisman painting, 24"x24"x2", acrylic mixed media on a flat panel. Surrender will be available to purchase, along with a handful of sister paintings, at a future date. In the meanwhile, inquiries may always cometo me.
It’s all about the details, and this one has plenty. Complete with painted sides that include a fat and happy bumblebee and a blue jay feather. I love this one. Online studentsare also getting a video short about the making of Surrender with exclusive bits about my inspiration and technique sources. As always, you can reach out to me directly with any questions about becoming a student or a collector or both! Thanks so much for following along my art journey.
Thanks, as always, for following along with me and my artwork.
"Bare Branches," 24" x 36" x 1", acrylics and graphite on gallery wrapped canvas, painted around the sides, $1899 plus s&h to the first asking nicely. Returning collectors get 10% off. I accept Paypal, personal checks and payment plans. Please message me. The bird and snow inspired paintings continue. This time around, I invited a polar bear to join in. I need to learn more about the Inuit community and their ties to these bears - someone told me that it's rather mystical. I'd like to understand it better myself - and perhaps that will make me a better painter, too, of these delightfully engaging animals. Also, Friday (only two more wakeups!!), at 10am eastern, I will be doing a live painting demo in my online classroom . I will have multiple cameras set up (both my easel and palette/work surface), giving each student a front row seat from the comfort of their own home, as I share - with real time q&a - how I respond to my world and turn
"Untamed," 24" x 36" x 1-1/2", acrylics and graphite with a wee bit of collage on gallery stretched canvas, painting wrapped around the sides, $1899 plus s&h to the first asking nicely. Returning collectors get 10% off. I accept Paypal, personal checks and payment plans. Please message me. "You are a goddamn cheetah . Brave means living from the inside out. Brave means, in every uncertain moment, turning inward, feeling for the Knowing, and speaking it out loud. If you are uncomfortable—in deep pain, angry, yearning, confused—you don't have a problem, you have a life." Glennon Doyle Has anyone else been reading - and re-reading - their copy of Untamed ? (and if you haven't read it yet, who's keeping you from doing so?!) Glennon talks about women as cheetahs regularly, and it's a visual I lean on when I'm feeling a little wobbly. I am a cheetah. Cheetahs don't wobble, they look things directly in the eye. So when c
"Oak," 12" x 12", acrylics and graphite on cradled wood panel, image painted around the sides, $449 plus s&h to the first asking nicely. Returning collectors always receive 10% off. I accept Paypal, personal checks and payment plans. Please message me. After closing on the purchase of this house, the sellers invited us over to review all the various systems in place and talk about maintenance. It was a fabulous chance for us to learn about all the little details of this new property and get to know the couple who had lived here. While My Better Half was off learning about the sprinkler systems and the furnace, I got a tour of the property, the plantings and an introduction to the "neighbors." There's the 7 deer who bed down in the tree circle, Lucy the possum who does the walk of shame each morning when she returns home after a wild night on the town, James the groundhog, who has both a summer home and a winter den. Agatha the bat and the Chi