Meerskat Acrylic on canvas 20cmx20cm 'Nyathi' Series, the theme for my 30 paintings, in 30 days my challenge. Inspired by the photo's from Addo, the peace and tranquility of being in the bush. To increase the dramatic effect of the small 20cmx20cm canvases, I worked with a limited palette of white and black (dark grey mixture of Ultramarine blue and Burnt Umber). A minimalistic approach, the
The Heads 18cmx27cm Charcoal on 425g paper The entrance to the. Knysna Lagoon is guarded by the Heads, creating one of the most dangerous passages in the world.
Foresters Cabin 18cmx27cm Charcoal and Acrylic on 425g paper Leading up the forests above Knysna, the remnants of old foresters cabins can be found. Despite the occupants being a tad strange, with an assortment of aggressive dogs, there is a certain aura emanating from the run down tin structures.
Doorway of Mystery Oil on Canvas 20cmx20cm The Demo Kitchen in Stellenbosch. An old door in the wall, beckoning to new adventures.
Morning Walk Oil on Canvas 20cmx20cm Walk through the Zevenwacht Estate, the road lined with protea flowering gardens.
Mary's Cottage Oil on Canvas 20cmx20cm Mary has created an incredible garden, filled with colour, at her and Dad's cottage in Montagu.
Contemplation Oil on Canvas 20cmx20cm Chairs with views above the vineyards to to distant mountains. The wall, a boundary made irrelevant by imagination echoed in the vibrant colours of the table and chairs.
Lovers Walk Oil on Canvas 20cmx20cm Montagu, the path through the Kloof brings you out onto a view of the spa that wouldn't be out of place in Umbria, Italy.
Aimless Oil on Canvas 20cmx20cm Guinea Fowl wonder aimlessly amongst the vines. Often separated by wondering in different directions, their raucous calls strident as they try and find their flock.
La Petite Oil on Canvas 20cmx20cm The gardens at La Petite Dauphine in Franschhoek, are immaculately kept and are a riot of colour. Artwork is scattered throughout the garden, with French urns at focal points. The painting is very different from the turquoise and red Frieda Khalo sort of painting I had in my head. Rather it's a gentle painting, that reflects the restful ambiance they