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Goldfinch, Goldfish

 


Goldfinch, Goldfish


Goldfinch, Goldfish, original acrylic on a deeply cradled panel, image painted around the sides makes framing optional, 30”x30”x2-1/2”, $2100 plus s&h. Link to purchase is below. Questions can always come to me, or just reach out to share some love.



I snuck off on vacation last week and found myself mostly unplugged, in a tropical setting, with absolutely no agenda. I allowed my head and my feet to wander, and soaked up all sorts of new textures and experiences to bring home.


Goldfinch, Goldfish is the first piece since my return. She started as a drawing experiment overtop an older painting. Something about that first pass with the graphite hooked me, and I continued onward, working intuitively, repeatedly drawing, painting overtop, and then redrawing the birds. Create-destroy-rebuild is a key part of my process - it builds complex problems for me to solve at the easel while mirroring the insanity of the world at large. Essentially it engages my brain while also providing a little therapy.


Inspired by the visitors to our new backyard finch feeder, hiking up the El Yunque rainforest into the cloud forest last week, and (like I mentioned) continued play with my various drawing processes, this is a breakthrough painting. I have a handful of excellent takeaways to jump into with the next one. And this piece is a lesson painting inside my student membership (Patreon) on converting play to work - that video will drop next week.


You can view - or even purchase - Goldfinch, Goldfish in detail on my websiteLet me knowif you would like a payment plan (30% non refundable deposit with the balance plus shipping paid in full inside 12 months time). Repeat offenders, i.e. returning collectors, please use “COLLECTOR10” at checkout for 10% off the acquisition of original artwork.


Thanks so much for your interest in my artwork.

Love you, Kim

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