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King Butterly Acrylic on canvas 20cmx20cm A tremendous privilege to have this painting going to a young collector to be included in her private gallery. Fabulous Border Collie, calf screaming, walk up the hills of Eastford Estates. The Nature Reserve recovering after being ravaged in the fires. Amongst the pioneer plants, the foundations of homes raised to the ground, a sobering reminder of the trauma. Ticks,

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

'Fireflies' 24cmx36cm Acrylic on 300 gram paper Blossoms on the tree outside the luxurious room at Nyati. Fireflies and stars. The distance hoot of owls. The melody of the Night Jar. Silence. The hills, distance shadows. The great elephants, at one with the dark. Sound. A scene brutalized in cities, and even in our quiet town of Knysna. Here, where nature rules, sound is everything. Great molars

'Kaleidoscope' Acrylic and Recycled Water Bottle Butterflies on Canvas (Photo credits: Clare Bosman)   The collective noun for butterflies; kaleidoscope, which seemed appropriate for the light reflections off the various facets of the plastic water bottle butterflies. An abstract painting study,  where I sculptures the canvas with white paint to reinforce the dynamic flow of the colours on the butterflies. Terry, my guiding hand home after an A1 dinner

Thrilled that my 'Lotus', Acrylic and recycled water bottle butterfly painting, has been Shortlisted for the 2021 Innibos National Craft Award. Entries in all disciplines, from grass-weaving and ceramics to beadwork, wirework, wood, jewellery, paper, fabric painting and printing, quilting, leatherwork, pewter, glasswork, embroidery and mixed media were invited. Small cheetah painting. ‘Woes’ Acrylic on canvas 20cmx20cm Not very clever trashing my iPad by dropping it down the

Afghanistan, an Artists View Paintings from my years in Afghanistan on Mission with the United Nations. High tea for birthday celebrations on the lacy tablecloth my Mum had from her travels to Nottingham, where her Grandfather was a lacemaker. Perhaps, the bubbles not quite high-tea. Sunrise run getting earlier, if not warmer, as spring rushes in. With the clivia’s in the studio parking garden starting to

Hints of Spring, and touches of France in my Mum’s garden. Japanese Peony roots added to pots in the Studio garden. The small purple Iris planting in the patio pots. Between the storms, sunrise runs while the full moon shines across the water. My radical haircut making no noticeable difference! Birthday challenge. Co-ordinates to an undisclosed location that had Google Maps flummoxed. Fortunately, the case

Thrilled that my Wearable Art silk scarves were chosen by the Ambassador from Bangladesh as gifts for the Bangladeshi Foreign Minister and his delegation on his visit to South Africa. Cold wind making life a tad unpleasant out on my run. The hills demanding, particularly with my wayward blood sugars. Found a tick munching my leg. Could be interesting. Winter weather perfect for a fondu

Painting of Central Park received a ‘Special Recognition Award’ for Outstanding Art at the 11th Annual International Open Exhibition. Selected from 879 entries. Managed to bruise my bum falling over my feet. Seriously painful. Made for an interesting right-side, left-side dilemma between COVID jab tenderness, bum and my still unhappy shoulder. Terry did a delicious Dog Mom’s, post Covid isolation lunch. Starter: chèvre wrapped

Oil on canvas, Line Art, painting with my finger painting technique challenging. My latest interpretation using my fingers to form ridges of white paint, creating lines on a white background. Light, the only differentiating factor. Stunning days after the storms, made for picnic’s, braai’s, beach walks, trail runs, forest rides and Border Collie mayhem. Fires at night to push back the winter chill monsters