To do or not to do

As an artist, like most other artists, I’m very scatterbrained and struggle with routine. Although a lot of people assume that artists only create, we need to establish a business.  Part of our day to day`s activities is admin, marketing and keeping our websites up to date. This post is dedicated to all the mom’s out […]

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Grateful

Grateful

Can we still say it’s a new year? January is running out and the holidays are already just a vague memory. I moved into a new studio, and have light and space and chirping birds around me after a long while of occupying uncomfortable workspaces.  I decided that this year will be the year of being […]

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Think and grow rich, Napoleon Hill. Goal setting

Think and Grow Rich : Quotes

You might think I am just an artist and that I sit and paint every day, with nothing other than paintings on my mind. Reality is, I need to think about stuff like paying bills and keeping everything together financially, all those things people with “normal”  jobs, whatever normal might be… have to think about. My […]

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A bit of fun with my three daughters

My daughters featuring in my art

Music – blogging, and my daughters:  If possible, I would like you to click on the “Movie Soundtracks”  link below and to listen to the music I am listening to while I am writing this post… I wish I had the skills to incorporate music into my posts.   Movie soundtracks   I sit with a glass […]

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The best pencils ever made

  As I am busy with a pencil painting, very much like this little one here, I decided to do a blog post about all (or some of) the pencil artworks I did. My first pencil artwork: This is where the first pencil started, almost 4 years ago, a miniature little painting for an art […]

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Opening night of Nests in the Clouds art exhibition at Gallery on Leviseur in Bloemfontein

Feedback on a great art exhibition opening

28’th of July…the opening night of our exhibition at Gallery on Leviseur This gallery is in Dan Pienaar Drive in Bloemfontein. What a great evening! So many people attending, thank you so much for all your support and interest in the exhibition. As we are three family members exhibiting, Hanlie Kotze is my sister and Hester […]

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Nests in the Clouds

After a brainstorming session between Patso Nicolov,  Hester Hattingh  , Hanlie Kotze and Maritsa Barlow  , we decided on an art exhibition with the theme: “Nests in the Clouds” at Gallery on Leviseur Gallery on Leviseur is a contemporary art gallery in Dan Pienaar Rylaan in Bloemfontein. The very capable Gerhalda Nel took charge and orchestrated the exhibition […]

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