"I paint from a place of joy and wonder. I enjoy painting subjects like ice cream because they are beautifully complicated in design but share a positive universal connection with people. I try to paint my subjects with a bit of magic, using bold designs and colors, and a trompe-loeil-ish technique that gives them a hyper-realistic look. My hope is that each painting transports its viewers to a momentary place of child-like happiness. In other words, I try to paint happy art that just makes people smile."

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Kim Testone is a contemporary acrylic realist painter whose work primarily focuses on happy and colorful dessert foods that evoke a sense of nostalgia. Her unique painting style combines her formal education with many years of self-taught technique...

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