Creation Celebration.

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 →

Mystic Blue

Using blue in a painting, other than where it is considered natural, generally promotes feelings of depression, sadness and mystery. One of my favourite artists who went through a ‘blue period’ was Picasso, from 1901 to 1906.  All of his works during this time depict strong feelings of gloom and despair. The Absinthe Drinker (after... Continue Reading →

A Rhino’s Tale.

'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 →

Painting wildlife? Here are a few tried and trusted tips.

Painting animals can be a daunting task for an artist. I avoided painting animals because I assumed it would be too difficult, however, I am always beset by a challenge. I knew that to be a complete artist I had to include animals in my profile. Beneath are some tips that will be helpful.  I... Continue Reading →

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