Art exhibition: Daniel Novela and Mariaan Kotze

What an honor! Exhibiting with Daniel Novela is such an honor. My first memories of this humble guy: I moved to Klerksdorp in 1997 and I always saw this guy sitting with his beautiful small paintings, displayed on the paving in front of the Game shop. Needless to say, I followed his career with fascination […]

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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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Think and grow rich, Napoleon Hill. Goal setting

Think and Grow Rich : Quotes

You might think I am just an artist and that I sit and paint every day, with nothing other than paintings on my mind. Reality is, I need to think about stuff like paying bills and keeping everything together financially, all those things people with “normal”  jobs, whatever normal might be… have to think about. My […]

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A bit of fun with my three daughters

My daughters featuring in my art

Music – blogging, and my daughters:  If possible, I would like you to click on the “Movie Soundtracks”  link below and to listen to the music I am listening to while I am writing this post… I wish I had the skills to incorporate music into my posts.   Movie soundtracks   I sit with a glass […]

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The best pencils ever made

  As I am busy with a pencil painting, very much like this little one here, I decided to do a blog post about all (or some of) the pencil artworks I did. My first pencil artwork: This is where the first pencil started, almost 4 years ago, a miniature little painting for an art […]

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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 […]

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