[This post contains 6 images] I experiment quite a bit with art and thought I’d give cross hatching a try. It is something I am familiar with, having practiced it a lot when I did a drawing course years ago, but I never did keep up with it. I started with a simple pen drawing,... Continue Reading →
[This post contains 9 painted images, set in 3 collages] I usually paint realistically, but I find that more and more these days, I am painting something that leans towards fantasy or whimsy. I enjoy the freedom that comes with this kind of art. It does not require much planning. I start a drawing and... Continue Reading →
[This post contains 11 images] I was one of those artists who avoided painting roses for many years. The first few miserable attempts I made, I found myself drowning in petals. It was all too confusing to say the least - the way the petals slip in behind each other - the gentle tapering curves... Continue Reading →
[Art and Poetry. This blog contains a poem and image of a Sloth, painted in oils.] As I live in South Africa, the sloth was never on my list of animals to paint. It is usually lions, elephants, buck etc., however, I was looking around for a very furry animal to paint and came across... Continue Reading →
I keep digital art 'real', and would be able to recreate each creation onto canvas using brush and paint.
I love tea and coffee, coffee in the mornings, the rest of the day it is tea, no wonder I painted a couple of cups of tea and (just one coffee). Maybe I should be eating more apples than drinking tea, I guess this went through my mind as I painted, but then the flowers... Continue Reading →
He [God] spoke and galaxies whirled into place, stars burned in the heavens, and planets began orbiting their suns - words of awesome, unlimited, unleashed power. He spoke again and the waters and lands were filled with plants and creatures, running, swimming, growing, multiplying - words of animating, breathing, pulsing life. Again he spoke and man... Continue Reading →
Hello! My name is Eli! I am a brand new bear for a brand new baby. I was painted in oils by the artist Caroline Street. Do you want your old Teddy Bear painted - you know, that old teddy you have stashed in storage, covered in wrapping and moth balls, hoping he does not fall... Continue Reading →