[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 4 images.] I was given a Moleskine sketchbook as a gift and needless to say, I was thrilled as I find sketchbook art fascinating. It opens up endless possibilities and the art is spontaneous. Even errors (within reason) can be overlooked. The page size of the book is only 13cm x 21cm!... 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 →
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 →
I keep digital art 'real', and would be able to recreate each creation onto canvas using brush and paint.
This post was originally published on 7/9/2017. Updated on 15/10/2018. Birds have that something that is a little more challenging for me as an artist than most subjects. I am a bird-lover and I guess the main reason why I am attracted to birds, besides their beauty is their happiness! Painting and photographing birds have filled many... Continue Reading →