My secret world

Mariaan Kotze - My Secret World - Whimsical Painting

My Secret World. Sometimes it feels like I spend more time in my secret world than in the “real” world.

A busy art weekend in Gauteng

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A busy art weekend in Gauteng. Pretoria – 1 Weekend-  Exhibiting @ 2 Art galleries, Showroom Art Gallery and Johan van Heerden Art Gallery

Inspiring Road trip/Working holiday in the beautiful Western Cape

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Road trip highlights fresh in my mind although December feels like a year ago. I did this trip with my youngest daughter, Jo-Marie, who was the perfect travel companion. When we hit the road, it was raining in Bloemfontein but I was blessed and had cloudy weather and no rain on the road. All the […]

Carving out hope with Lazarus

Lazarus is the guy that creates the beautiful wooden objects I paint on.
I use his hand-crafted crosses and here and there, the odd wooden bird, as “canvasses” for my creations.