I have drawn house cats: well fed, beautiful, pampered cats, however, this time I decided to draw an alley cat in a dingy alley. A large, ferocious, brave cat, the type that has to fight for survival.
Creation Celebration. Oil. H510mm x W610mm I have painted the six days of creation, and in so doing I developed a love for jungle themes. I love the colours, plants and animals. Painting a jungle scene can be quite daunting for me, as I never know at what point in the canvas to start. I... Continue Reading →
[Art and Poetry. This blog contains a poem and an 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... Continue Reading →
This video was taken in the Kruger National Park. When I arrived on the scene the impala had just given birth, and the little one was lying in the dead bush. The ground was hot to the touch as it was 45 degrees celsius, and the impalas were gathered under the meager shade of a... 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 →
African wildlife has always featured in my life. I have a special place in my heart for rhinos, as do many South Africans, because they are such amazing animals, ad they are under threat of extinction. The main featured image, above, is of a rhino which I created in mosaic. Beneath is more art of... Continue Reading →
'A Rhino's Tale', is a hypothetical poem about Rhinos which I pray never becomes a reality. I hope the poem does instill a feeling of desperation and overwhelming sadness in the mind of the reader, because the situation of the Rhinos is exactly that! I must just add that although this poem is about Rhinos, it could also... Continue Reading →
Batik is an ancient art form. I am not going to go into the history of this art as Google can tell you all you need to know, instead I am going to show you some of my batiks and tell you how to create a simple batik. If you are the creative type you... Continue Reading →