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Renew the heart and fly

Renew the heart and fly

The biggest stumbling block is how the heart or rather emotions effect people and especially artists. Various seasons enter our lives. Some might take a little longer than others to pass. There are times that we have to face the season head on to enable … Continue reading

You want to use what?

You want to use what?

I recently attended an oil painting demonstration by an artist who’s work is absolutely beautiful. She loves to paint on large canvasses. The artworks that she showcased was a landscape, seascape, cloudscape. Her work is beautiful. She started off by explaining how she came about … Continue reading

Monkey see, monkey do! Part 1

Monkey see, monkey do! Part 1

Monkey see, monkey do part one is all about my beautiful daughter Makayla and her love for art. From a teeny tot she created. She bursts with joy and color. For every birthday, Christmas and special day, she will make handmade gifts and cards. There … Continue reading

The alien and the pillows

The alien and the pillows

At the October drawing class offered by the Upper South Coast Art Association, guests were introduced to the method of drawing loose. I could not believe I struggled with thinking out of the box. I have never been much into abstracts, well some that is. … Continue reading

To copy or not to copy – copyright law

To copy or not to copy – copyright law

To copy or not to copy? That is a question many new artists may ask. Lets talk about copyright law in South Africa. Some are under the impression that because photographs of artworks is visible online or somewhere displayed that they can copy it. Or … Continue reading

Reclaimed to quirky new studio

Reclaimed to quirky new studio

We moved to our current house end of June 2015. It is an odd sized house. Tiny kitchen and lounge/dining area, but large bedrooms. Not typical for a normal South African home. The only draw back was I had no formal space to work. Packing … Continue reading