It was a client’s request for something like a 17th century still life that started Kim copying old paintings.
She makes sure that people know that’s what they are – copies, many of which could not be bought at any price. The inspiration for some pictures has even come from the floral painting on 19th century porcelain.
“My lovely Dutch still life has pride of place and I’m happy to admit it’s a fake. It makes it all the more special as it was done for me.”