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Starting an Art Vlog

Starting an Art Vlog

I've been uploading random videos to my YouTube channel for a couple of years now. I'm getting more comfortable with the making of videos (and am so inspired by some of my favourite art vloggers Sandi Hester and The Unexpected Gypsy), that I want to try out uploading...

Biophilia: a new series of oil paintings

Biophilia: a new series of oil paintings

I'm working on a new series of work based on a new word that I learned recently: biophilia. "Biophilia" is an innate affinity of life or living systems. The term was first used by Erich Fromm to describe a psychological orientation of being attracted to all that is...

Abstract Flower Painting Commission

Abstract Flower Painting Commission

Watch the entire process, step-by-step, of an abstract flower artwork commission that I recently painted. The brief from the collector was to create a bigger version of an "everlastings" (sewejaarties) painting from my Abundance series. Comparing the two paintings:...

Abundance Series – my final series of 2020

Abundance Series – my final series of 2020

Abundance #18 How this series came about It seemed the natural thing to do to carry on painting flowers after my first series. Painting colourful flowers is most definiately a mood altering experience, and who doesn't need a little lift at this point in history. My...

Stanford Animal Welfare’s Art in the Sun

Stanford Animal Welfare’s Art in the Sun

Stanford Animal Welfare is where both of my fur children come from, so I have a special place in my heart for these amazing people who care for the abused and unwanted animals in our village. First there was Tom Jones, who has been my keen studio assistant since 2017....

Florescence Exhibition opens 30th October

Florescence Exhibition opens 30th October

I'm delighted to have the opportunity to exhibit at Journey in Stanford at the end of October. I have sixteen new works in my Florescence series that are inspired by the abundance and beauty of our Western Cape Spring flower season this year. After everything that...

Su Wolf’s collage workshops In Stanford

Su Wolf’s collage workshops In Stanford

The multi-talented Su Wolf has been teaching socially-distanced collage workshops from her home in Stanford. I went along to this week's workshop and had a relaxed and fun afternoon playing with Su's extraordinary smorgasbord of papers and ephemera and keepsakes that...

A Year In Hermanus Painting Abstract Landscapes

A Year In Hermanus Painting Abstract Landscapes

We spend a year in Hermanus from March 2019 to March 2020 and while we were there I was painting abstract landscapes. There's no doubt about it, Hermanus has beautiful views. I was so inspired by them that I spent the entire year that we were there painting the sea...

Intuitive art for self-discovery and transformation

Intuitive art for self-discovery and transformation

Welcome to my blog and thanks for visiting. This is an older post that I wrote in about 2015. I'm still an intuitive painter, but my work has changed considerably over the years. On this website, you will find my more recent work, but I'm leaving this post in place...

Mooiloop! in Stanford

Mooiloop! in Stanford

The first installment of a Mooiloop TV feature about Stanford aired on SABC 2 last night. It’s a lovely look at our very special village and its beautiful, interesting villagers. https://youtu.be/riEsX0fQCMs Here’s the next installment of the Mooiloop...

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