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TRACY’S ART BLOG

Intuitive art for self-discovery and transformation

Intuitive art for self-discovery and transformation

When Rika Dehombreaux asked me to write a guest post for her intuitive art blog, Glowing Roots about what intuition means to me it set me on a course of examining just what it is that art does for me.  Reading it back on Rika's blog sparked the idea to write more...

Su Wolf’s collage workshops

Su Wolf’s collage workshops

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...

Massive catch-up spanning the last 10 months

Massive catch-up spanning the last 10 months

A look back at painting in 2019 Last year was a fascinating one. So much was different. I moved from Stanford to Hermanus, and began painting different things. The change was welcome. I expanded my circle of artist friends, experienced new places and was drawn to...

I’m painting landscapes now (and some exciting new workshops)

I’m painting landscapes now (and some exciting new workshops)

Or, how I stopped painting my internal landscape and got excited about the landscapes around me. There are times when change is difficult or uncomfortable, and other times when you welcome it with open arms. This is one of those times. I've spent six or seven years...

Hermanus: from the edge

Hermanus: from the edge

Introducing a series of abstract landscapes inspired by sketches made en-plein air on the Cliff Path and at the New Harbour in Hermanus, South Africa. It is an expanding series as I continue to explore and examine the landscape on my doorstep[dss_masonry_gallery...

Abstract Landscape Collage

Abstract Landscape Collage

One night last week we went down to Hermanus New Harbour just before sunset for me to do some sketching and for Arthur (the reason I've got so into outdoor painting lately) to take some photographs. Next time I go to the New Harbour to sketch, I'm going to take a...

THE WINTER SALON with friends & faces

THE WINTER SALON with friends & faces

GROUP EXHIBITIONTHE ART GALLERYHERMANUS1 - 30 JUNE 2019 The Art Gallery Hermanus6 Royal Lane / Cnr of High StreetHermanus the-art-gallery-hermanus.co.za The month of June sees the four resident artists who run The Art Gallery Hermanus sharing their gallery space with...

Mermaid Tears | My Process

Mermaid Tears | My Process

Today I want to share a little bit about my process.  I’m a self-taught artist, so the techniques I use are all made up or accidental.  It’s a very free way to make art, no pressure. I don’t know the “right” way to do something, so I can’t do it...