Fishes in my Art

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

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.

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 […]

The Bumble Bee and the Mannequin – interconnection of everything

Painted Mannequin

                         An unexpected treasure found! Not “found” actually, but given to me, thank you Belinda and Adriaan!                             What a treasure… Mannequins, especially the really old ones, a little bruised and cracked, are […]

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 […]

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 […]