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The 1-2-3 of Creativity in my art

  Blur the line between work and play: You can click on this link to listen to the same music I am listening to while I am writing this blog post, music always helps to get me into my zone while writing, while creating, however, I prefer less relaxed music: Music for writing About my mind and […]

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Joe, Kobus and Mariaan Kotze

I owe everything to these two people

    Kobus & Joe Kotze           An Ode to my lovely parents: Today I want to put aside some time to show my appreciation to my wonderful parents and to tell where I come from.    It’s because of my parents that I am able to figure out this crazy, not so easy […]

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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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Bronze sculpture Blind Faith

Ready to take off girl

As a student, I majored in sculpture but never got to do any sculptures after I finished my studies…until recently.  My “Blind Faith” limited edition sculpture is born.  Blind Faith is a very symbolic sculpture.  This girl is blindfolded, this is symbolic of trusting, trust your inner voice a Higher Hand, the omens crossing your […]

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Art inspired by Matisse

Inspired by Matisse

Henri Matisse In 2016 I had the privilege to attend an exhibition of  Henri Matisse  with my three daughters and a friend at the Standard Bank Art Gallery in Johannesburg. I took these images of my daughters, as I immediately saw the potential for paintings in these scenes.  Here is the outcome.   I also […]

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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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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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