Daisy in a Delft bowl

My thought process and journey to a painting

Creating a painting, the route I take: I want to share a peek into my head as I create a painting. I start by staring at the blank canvas on my easel, trying to connect to it, trying to feel it… At this stage, I want either silence, but mostly rather loud music, the choice […]

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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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1-2-3 – Buy art -Wrap- Courier

 1-2-3- ready steady – GO!                                     Packing and shipping   Is it safe to buy art online and receive it by courier? Absolutely! This answer I will give without a moment’s hesitation. Tonight as I was sitting at my […]

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Inspired by Wine

    “Let’s get drunk at midnight Listen to our favourite songs and kiss so much  that our lips burn.” -p.sc This is a theme I used to do often but now only on the rare occasion.  Mostly when I get an order to capture someone’s love for wine and books.  I still have a wine […]

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When time ran out

Today I want to share three paintings of a range of paintings I am working on for an art exhibition in April at Longstreet Art; in Pretoria. The theme of the exhibition: “From broken open to breakthrough”.  I got a few rugged canvases from a friend in Mossel Bay more than a year ago, I […]

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Broken open

     One rainy day, almost two years ago, I was browsing antique shops in Mossel Bay. I used to live there, my studio was in the Searles Manor building (a historic sandstone building, build in 1902) overlooking the harbor. Each time I sold an artwork, I went on a “treasure hunt”, rewarding myself with […]

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