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More ornaments coming soon!

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After such a difficult time dealing with recent copyright infringement issues, making heart-shaped ornaments ahead of this year's Christmas season has been an enjoyable and uplifting task. This year I'm applying a thick, glossy coat of resin to each one to add extra shine and protection when hung on display. The downside is that it takes at least 24 hours to dry, so it's time-consuming but absolutely worth it. Gold leaf and glitter makes for an especially striking effect under resin! The first lot of ornaments sold out within 48 hours, but I've been making more in the meantime. I'll give...

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Copper and gold leaf on 'By Your Side'

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'By Your Side' features a blue tabby with gittering gold leaf eyes next to a fluffy gold kitten. It has a luxurious background of resin-coated copper leaf.  Copper leaf turns out to be a bit trickier to work with than gold leaf - it seems harder to transfer from the wax paper onto the canvas. But the effect is stunning, and I particularly like the contrast against blue colours, like in this painting. I have coated this with clear resin too for an extra tactile and glossy effect.Painted on 6x4" canvas in 2016; signed, varnished and unframed. Can be hung framed or unframed, or stood...

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Goddess cats: Athena and Theia

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Two new feline goddess paintings are available for autumn 2016. Discover all my latest paintings for sale in the Original Paintings collection. Please remember to select 'special delivery' at checkout on all original artworks so that I can provide a tracked, signed and insured service. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me. Athena by Kim Haskins, 2016 Price: £180 Starring a ginger and rainbow tabby fluffy cat peering out against an opulent background of turquoise.and light-catching flecks of gold leaf. Painted on 8x8" canvas in 2016; signed, varnished and unframed. Can be hung framed or unframed, or stood on...

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'Postcats' exhibition in Norwich, UK 23 - 30 Sept 2016

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Postcats, The Norwich Gift Emporium 23 - 30 September 2016 I've submitted some hand-drawn and watercoloured postcards for a jolly exhibition of feline postcard art by various artists. All postcards are for sale and mine will be under £30 each.www.norwichgiftemporium.co.uk Let's Play by Kim HaskinsWatercolour on postcard, 2016

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Autumn exhibition 1 Sept - 8 Oct

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The Art Nest, Hitchin, UK - 1 September - 8 October 2016My latest animal paintings featuring striking metal leaf and resin work will be on sale here during an exhibition alongside work by the wonderful Charlotte Hardy. A great opportunity to view and purchase unique artwork from just £100. 4-5 West Alley, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1EGwww.theartnest.com Starlight by Kim HaskinsAcrylic, gold leaf and resin on canvas, 2016

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