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"Vixen," 30"x40"x1-1/2", acrylic on panel, $2400 plus s&h when available, but first she is heading out into the world for a bit (ie exhibitions). Reach out to me if you are interested in Vixen and I can add you to my First Dibs Collector's Club. First Dibbers receive priority purchasing when it comes to my new work.

this piece started out as a demo for my online students

and then she took on a life of her own. Sometimes demos go sideways and wonky. It's the nature of having to articulate what one is doing while one is doing. That makes it more difficult (for me at least) to hit the flow state and really let loose, and I believe that it's here in this magical state where the roots of some of my best paintings lay.

So I was super excited to see all the promise Vixen still held after two hours of painting and talking.

And the following painting session, when she grew stronger, I created another lesson video of her, just to further elaborate on the bits she was teaching me (yup, I learn from every single one of my paintings).

The last week or so I've been picking away at minor shifts and changes. And today I added the final touch - a blue jay feather on the left hand side/cradled edge of the piece, who's color is bleeding around to the top of the painting.

Vixen will also show up in my next lesson, a vlog where I outline the pieces that have crossed my easel the previous 2 weeks, and share insight on them. I'll film this bit tomorrow.

Meanwhile, she's off to the varnishing table where she'll get all dressed up for an exhibition.

Thanks so much for following along with my art journey, warmly, Kim


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