Kimberly Reed, artist, “color often is my inspiration, as it was, for these pieces.”

Title:  It Begins.  Kimberly Reed. Original art. 8×8.


Title: Quietly, Swiftly. Kimberly Reed. Original art. 8×8.



Title: Finding My Voice. Kimberly Reed. Original Art. 8×8. 

Title:  What is Left. Kimberly Reed. Original Art. 8×8.


Title:  Letting It All Go. Kimberly Reed. Original Art. 16×20.

Title: Finding My Power. Kimberly Reed. Original Art. 8×8.

Title: My Superpower. Kimberly Reed. Original Art. 8×8.


Kimberly Reed, artist.


Title: Content in this Moment. Kimberly Reed. Original Art.


Title:  Broadened Horizons. Kimberly Reed. Original Art.  16×20.


Painting, for me, is about capturing emotion. It’s about capturing that one moment in time. That one moment when your emotions were so strong, mixed up, not known – and the beauty is so great its raw. The ocean brings this out for me. It’s about connecting with what we’ve seen, where we’ve been, what we feel and continue to feel.”  


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“On my larger pieces of art, I use linen, as I find that it is more resilient to changes in humidity and the fibers processed are longer lasting than cotton. I select the best quality (and highest priced) paints that I can buy. They have a higher pigment load (compared to student quality paints), so a little can go a long way. For consistency, I chose gels that range from soft to extra heavy depending on the finish I desire.

Usually I will have a semi-gloss or a gloss finish, and then, I add transparency. It is the glazing liquid that creates thin, translucent glazing technique. At times, I will introduce a mixed-media application for collage effects. I like to observe the painting as a whole, oftentimes, stepping back to think about the art, or will work on several pieces in various stages.

This allows me to view the relationship of the whole image working together and is often achieved by watching the connection of light and shadow throughout the various times of the day in my studio. I rarely work on a small section at a time.”Kimberly Reed

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