I have no formal art education, and am self-taught. I painted as a hobby for 25 years and I have been a professional artist since 1994.
Medium: Utilizing state of the art aerospace enamel, Elan pours up to 70 layers of natural pigments and minerals infused into the enamel to capture the essence of gemstones on canvas. The enamel protects the p...
I have used watercolors, pastels, acrylics, pencil, and pen & ink in the past. But, 3 years ago I picked up the palette knife and I have been using it ever since
From a young age art was a constant passion in Karen’s life. Especially art focused on nature. Her appreciation for nature’s beauty was sparked in Karen’s home state of Alaska.
As Artist/Owner founded Sea Pig Gallery in San Diego, offered a large collection of fun and collectable art in the downtown art scene.
Kimana is also an instructor with the organization “Art Adventure” that focuses on the development of the artist within all of us.
The interpretive quality of my work is impressionistic in approach; either alla prima or layered by glazing and scumbling.
Studies with Master Artists in France, England, Spain and Holland.
I received some school awards for my work as a young teenager, but never really pursued art seriously during my school years.
Attended two art colleges on scholarships and a color theory workshop by Richard Nelson, Maui 1993.