Objects Transformed into Works of Art

 

Ordinary objects become canvas when it crosses my path.

Porcelain doll turned into an artwork.

Porcelain doll turned into an artwork. – SOLD 

I use “ingredients” salvaged from scrapyards and pawnshops.

Sometimes my process is painful to watch as I have to cut a doll in half. 

Broken items friends want to get rid of, often finds its way into my home. 

Candle holder man, build out of abandoned objects

Candle holder man, build out of abandoned objects – SOLD 

Since the very first artists painted cave walls with pigments and clay, humans have been making art with the humblest of materials. This is me going back to humble material. Also my little way of recycling.

Unexpectedly, vintage items get turned into art: 

These wooden lasts are beautiful items even before I lay my hands on it. 

Painted vintage wooden lasts turned into decorative artworks

Painted vintage wooden lasts turned into decorative artworks. SOLD 

An outdated chair became my “canvas”. 

An outdated chair turned into my canvas

An outdated chair turned into my canvas – SOLD 

It is always nice to see such a “story-element” finding its way into a new home and transforming a corner of the room into a point of discussion. 

Wooden crosses and birds become “reminders” with positive messages:

Wooden Crosses with messages

Wooden Crosses with messages – SOLD 

If interested in a wooden cross depicting your own special message, please contact me. R250 of each of these crosses goes towards Lazarus, a guy living in Bloemfontein, who hand-carve each cross. 

Lazarus, the artist who carves these crosses

Lazarus, the artist who carves these crosses

 

Positive messages on wooden objects

Positive messages on wooden objects  Bird: 25cm R800 Cross: 29cm R700 

“Wake up and be awesome” and “Wake up and be happy” – what stronger reminder can you have in your room or bathroom to wake up to each morning! 

Cut-out figures: 

These figurines do not fall under the category of found objects but were specially cut out for me. Some are prints on wood and others are hand painted. 

Cut-out girl, print on wood R880

Cut-out girl, print on 6mm wood 66x43cm  R880

 

Cut-out girl and rabbit. Print on wood 117x40cm on 6mm wood R980

Cut-out girl and rabbit. Print on wood 117x40cm on 6mm wood R950

 

Add a magic element to your daughters room.

Add a magic element to your daughter’s room.

 

Hand painted whimsical rabbit on 6mm cut-out wood

Hand painted whimsical rabbit on 6mm cut-out wood R850

 

Hand painted key holder cut-out rabbit on 6 mm wood

Hand-painted key holder cut-out rabbit on 6 mm wood  R780 

These objects are for the eclectic art lover. Someone who wants a unique piece of statement art in their home. 

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