Artist Spotlight – Kim Leanne Gibson

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Artist Name: Kim Leanne Gibson

Location: Gympie Queensland Australia

Title of Artwork: Country Morning Spectators

Dimensions of Artwork: 500mm x 700mm

Medium: Pastel

Support: Art Spectrum Colour fix paper


Describe this Piece: Country Morning Spectators was compiled from a selection of reference photos. It depicts the atmosphere of a typical farm morning….feed the chooks…milk the cow….. It is my 1st serious self portrait and I wanted to convey my love of the country lifestyle in the painting. The complete process I followed for this is documented on my blog “Art Adventures” at www.kimleanneart/

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6 Comments on "Artist Spotlight – Kim Leanne Gibson"

  1. KN on Fri, 20th May 2011 6:31 pm 

    It really looks realistic!

  2. Donielle Dorsett on Fri, 20th May 2011 11:19 pm 

    I really like that. Was this done with soft pastels or oil pastels?

  3. Joyce Hawkins on Sat, 21st May 2011 10:13 am 

    Great job, Kim. Keep on painting.

  4. Kim Leanne Gibson on Sat, 21st May 2011 6:53 pm 

    Thankyou so much for the kind comments everyone :0)

    Donielle, the picture was painted with soft pastels.

    The process is documented on my blog “Art Adventures with Kim Leanne” at

  5. Pat on Sat, 21st May 2011 7:21 pm 

    Amazing. Wonderful. Love those chickens

  6. Kim Leanne Gibson on Sun, 22nd May 2011 6:55 pm 

    Thanks Pat, The chickens are curious characters….I will confess though…the cow is not particulary fond of them coming so close at milking time :)

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