Mallard Morning

Mallard Morning

December 02, 2018

The Nov-Dec issue of ARKANSAS WILDLIFE inspired me with its beautiful cover, so of course a painting happened! "Morning Mallard" makes me think of my duck hunting friends!

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Golden oysters

Golden oysters

September 07, 2018

Much JOIE can be found by being open and receptive to an unexpected result...  

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Too HOT in Houston!

Too HOT in Houston!

July 21, 2018

Oh my...is it ever HOT IN HOUSTON!  I believe I’m just going to stay in my studio and paint juicy pieces of fruit!  October, I’m ready for you!

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A Brayer for New Mexico

A Brayer for New Mexico

June 05, 2018

While on a lovely vacation in Santa Fe, New Mexico, my husband and I drove by an old barn that had such a beautiful energy. Then I noticed the donkey! (Read More...)

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Finger painting is good for the soul

Finger painting is good for the soul

May 25, 2018

Some days, striving for realism just hurts the brain. ( Read more...)

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Sugar on the Floor

Sugar on the Floor

May 15, 2018

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My love for all things Chinoiserie

My love for all things Chinoiserie

May 15, 2018 1 Comment

Chinoiserie and its mezmerizing influence upon the artistic style of Kimberly Potts, http;//joie-gallery.com.  

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My Tribute to Claude Monet

My Tribute to Claude Monet

January 08, 2018

I love the brooding suspense in dark and snowy paintings... One of my favorite paintings by Monet, Environs de HonFleur, leaves a lot of questions unanswered, and a lot to the imagination. When I first discovered this painting, I began looking for a lone wolf or a fox out on an errand, and found nothing. It is beautiful in its desolation.

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It was inevitable...

It was inevitable...

December 04, 2017

It was inevitable... I finally painted my own dog, but I just didn't know it until I'd finished it.

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The place where good ideas percolate

The place where good ideas percolate

October 23, 2017

Everything I see here blooms into a painting concept in my mind. This is the place most of my good ideas percolate... my happy place on The Caddo River in Arkansas.

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When Dr. Jekyll joined me for a painting

When Dr. Jekyll joined me for a painting

October 18, 2017

Why don’t I just start out with delish reckless abandon?  My very good friend, and also an artist, has suggested that it is because I am both right- and left-brained.  I like the analysis; It provides an explanation. Yet I much prefer the idea that I have an artistic “Dr. Jeckyll” that resides within me.

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