I was in Stellenbosch for a few days and decided to arrange a “painting-date” with my artist friend, Glendine. We had such a great time and we documented our process to share it with you.
Fishes make their appearances on my canvasses and other objects often, mostly uninvited but not unwelcome at all, as I love their symbolism.
For me, they symbolize so much, but, above all, adaptability and transformation.
Now is the time to beautify your home and love it more than ever before. The current Corona lockdown means that most of us are spending a crazy amount of time at home, some of us are so privileged to go on with our work but many people have a lot of leisure time on […]
I feel that new beginnings is crawling up to me. I wish it was as easy as 1, 2, 3 to break out and to break through!
You are an Eagle in a Budgie cage, you have to break out and spread your wings and fly… I am on the merge of something new in my life, I cannot say what, as I don’t know yet. I see, or rather feel, all the signs and I feel restless, very restless. Omens keep […]
It is so that artists have shown through the hands the feelings they wished to represent. My Hands, Artist Hands
Thank you for my hands: We take our hands for granted, our hands do so much more than we realize. I felt gratitude come over me… gratitude for my hands and everything they do. By means of my hands, I have the privilege to convey my ideas. My hands put into practice, the ideas which […]
My youngest client: Kabous de Wet I’m so impressed with one of my youngest clients. At the age of 16 he already owns a collection of art that will make any collector jealous!! Me anyway, there are a few art pieces in his collection that I wish was part of my collection. I must say […]
Almost a year ago Rian did a marketing video for me for my first ever one-man exhibition in Bloemfontein at Kotze Art Gallery The video was very specific for the gallery and exhibition marketing but it was so great that I did not want to just let it “die a still death”. I asked […]
Displace: A new series: I have been playing around with options in my mind for a new body of work. I need a specific series to work towards as I am very scatter-minded and get distracted easily. Also, it gives me focus and helps me to be more dedicated. Over the years a theme of […]
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 […]
2018 is running out fast: I end off this year by being part of 2 exciting art exhibitions! I cannot be at two places at once but I can be somewhere… and as I am on my way to the Western Cape for a few well deserved days at the coast, I can be @ Rietvallei […]
Up for “adoption”: “Flutter-Bunny” 76x92cm R10500 And if you thought this little bunny is small… think again… My Bunny paintings Although I did a lot of bunny paintings over the years, for some reason, I […]
My paintings hatch… bit by bit, starting as a little vague idea in my head, sometimes I walk with the possibility of an image for days, weeks, even months before it gets to a point of breaking through, even then, I usually do not know precisely where the image will end up once I put […]