KIM ATLIN

Abstract landscape paintings based on natural and urban environments
Kim Atlin

series

Forest interiors revisited
Studies in line and form

statement

The way we interact with our environment influences the way we see things and frame the things we see. We take insubstantial, fragmented images and fill them out to make complete narratives.

It is this tension between the negative space, what is withheld from the frame of the painting and what is suggested that engages the viewer in a conversation with my work. I am showing part of a picture or world which exists beyond the realm of the canvas in the mind of the viewer. This conversation between the viewer and the painting, between description and abstraction is the most vital element of my painting.

process

I’m doing another donate to a charity any charity that speaks to you and get into a draw for this piece . Just send me a message about your donation and you’re in ! The piece is 12x12 inches , and one of my forest interiors series . It has no name yet , I have a week to choose . I’ll do a draw for the piece next Friday . Please share if you feel so inclined. Many people are struggling , I’m very grateful for many things these days . Let’s help some others . #draw #fineart #landscapepainting #oilpainting #abstractlandscape ...

Parts of paintings. Today allotment gardens have been reopened. I’m so delighted. They serve so many purposes . A source of food , inspiration , frustration and frustration release. There’s something incredibly satisfying in seen the results of a few hours of weeding not to mention the growth of plants whose seeds you’ve saved from another year . At the same time there is something so incredibly aggravating when some rodents , voles , rabbits , groundhogs and rats decimate your hard work . Or when the weather doesn’t cooperate and give you enough heat units to have your plants reach fruition . I think of gardening as an act of faith and hope and resolve ... now if my new shovel arrives I will once again renew the pursuit of an orderly garden . (My first unachievable goal ) #artistsgarden #inspiration #partsofpaintings #gardenpainting #newyear ...

Apparently, the bristles on this brush have gone missing. No wonder The paint has been flowing poorly. How long has it been this way ... good question.. #toolsofthetrade #deadbrush #artiststudio #oilpainting #contemporarypainting ...

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