Category: Picture-making

The Swing

“The Swing” Acrylic on canvas painting. 106.6×106.6cm or 42″x42″. Unframed. This painting is rather mysterious. My girls were very young then and we used to spend a lot of time at the playground whenever the day turned out nice. I also used to photograph them a lot more than they let me do now. On […]

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Jimper Sutton

Portrait of Jimper Sutton by portrait artist Marina Kim

Every year Rye celebrates Bonfire season with an event which encompasses a bonfire procession, a huge bonfire itself and an impressive fireworks display – all organised by the Rye and District Bonfire Society. The cost last year was around £10000. The moneys are raised through various events, one of which is an auction of promises. […]

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Me and My Girls

Artist Marina Kim with the portraits of her children

This February half-term we didn’t go anywhere, and while my girls were home and the light was good, I bribed them to sit for the portraits. After all, last time I painted them was at least a couple of years ago, and I never painted them from life, always from photos. Now that they are […]

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