Mannequin – Lady Labyrinth

Painted Mannequin

Lady Labyrinth (above) was a lovely project to jump-start my year with. Labyrinths Labyrinths:  The author of the book: Lunch with a Dragonfly by the psychiatrist Levern Mountany, whom has a Labyrinth at her practice. Click on the link below to explore her connection with Labyrinths.  Tabula Rasa -workshop facilitators Lunch with a Dragonfly: Here I am on […]

My daughters featuring in my art

A bit of fun with my three daughters

Music – blogging, and my daughters:  I sit with a glass of  Kleine Zalze Merlot  – listening to beautiful music, unwinding after a rather productive day behind my easel. (Or is it “in front of” – I never know!)   I have three beautiful daughters and they feature in my paintings often. They are such […]

Playing around with objects

Today I want to share a few images of my playful art. I just love it to transform found objects, old furniture, in fact, anything I can lay my hands on, into Decor items and functional art  I had such a great photo shoot in Rosendal in the Freestate where my artist parents, Kobus and Joe Kotze live.  I took […]

When time ran out

Today I want to share three paintings of a range of paintings I am working on for an art exhibition. 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 picture an old lady, asking her husband […]

“Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.”

Painting of girl and her dog friend .

“Animal Friends Captured on Canvas”  Not many words are necessary to accompany these images, any animal lover will know the bond between people and their pets and horses and might understand why they want to commission paintings of these four legged friends of them.  “My dog and I” “Every once in a while a dog enters […]

Transformation of an Art Deco style Cabinet

A Cabinet Commission Last year this time I received an email from Max, the owner of the Oakdene guesthouse (http://www.oakdene.co.za/) in Oudshoorn. Max bought an Art Deco style cabinet that he wanted me to transform into an artwork. He sent me some photos of the room to get the feel of the space and I […]