Creatively Nostalgic About Rhinos.

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 which are being consistently wiped out due to poaching. I grew up next to the Kruger National Park in South Africa, which is 500 meters from my... Continue Reading →

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A Rhino’s Tale.

  A RHINO'S TALE.© I was born free on the African plains, Underneath the umbrella thorn tree. Whilst still wet from birth, I lay in the long sweet grass, As the gentle morning sun spread its warmth Throughout perfect little me. I welcomed the world cosseted and carefree.   That first sweet drink Of my... Continue Reading →

Using blue in art (and poetry).

Using blue in a painting, (other than in those paintings where it is considered natural, i.e. water, sky, etc.), generally promotes feelings of depression, addiction, sadness, mystery, and the darker side of life. One of my favourite artists who went through a ‘blue period’ was Picasso, from 1901 to 1906.  All of his works during... Continue Reading →

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