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.

My thought process and journey to a painting

Daisy in a Delft bowl

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 […]

Inspired by Matisse

Art 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 […]