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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Painted Vintage Mannequin- abandoned…then recycled

And the virgin’s name was Mary   Once the center of attention under the spotlight to be admired, she has since been disposed of for there arose new trends that replaced her. But her life was long from over yet… she stumbled upon me, and I knew that I could revive her. Through my eyes, […]

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Healing hands, symbolic, emotional paintings

I had a new blog post ready but it felt so inappropriate with all the fires in the Garden Route and the storms in the Western Cape.  I stayed in Mossel Bay for 3 years, I know people affected by the devastating fires and my heart goes out to each and everyone there. All of us […]

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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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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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