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February 2020
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’Fisherman’ Oil on canvas 76cmx104cm Indian Yellow and Alizarin Crimson, rather than the Madder Red I used in the initial painting of the ’Fisherman’, has given it an unintended ’fiery’ glow. Somewhat poetical, given that the first painting was destroyed in a fire? Mixing the Alizarin Crimson with Burnt Umber changed the tone, creating a much more powerful portrait, and closer to what I was

Sweltering days making painting difficult. My hands sweating in the gloves. Getting them on, a sticky mess. The studio, busy with tourists, walking around between golf games. One of my favourite paintings from our time in Pringle Bay ’Storm’ sold to an American couple and interest in some of the bigger paintings. Prince spent two days at a ’play-group’. He passed his behavioural assessment with

‘Poppies and olives’Oil on board 220cmx92cm Painted in 2002, a client resale in the studio Something magical about a road-trip in the early morning, as the sun begins it's journey. Even without coffee to start the day, as load-shedding impacts our lives. Driving three hours for a dinner may seem a tad excessive. However, the dining experience at La Sosta in Swellendam is unbelievable and should

Small commissioned painting of a zebra and start made on the portrait of ’The Fisherman’. A painting to replace one of my paintings lost in a house fire. The zebra still resembling a cart-horse, with none of the ’lightness’ I'm striving to attain. The rich grey, turning everything to a flat mush. Happier with the proportions of the head. Something, at least! A tad