About 20 km north-east of Cape Agulhas is the holiday village of Arniston, which is alongside the historical fishing village of Kassiesbaai. There is a small “harbour” for the fishing boats owned and managed by the locals. Out of season, in bad weather and when the fish aren’t biting, there are always four or five […]
Most artists I know can knock out a finished work in a few days. Some even in a day. I’m a little slower. In fact, I probably feature towards the end of the field. Start off like the hare and then get side tracked. What with writing for a car show in our suburb, grandchildren […]
The largest festival of its kind – 7 – 17 June 2019 The Annual Hermanus Fyn Arts Festival will run from 7 to 17th June 2019. As always the Fyn Arts exhibition team have put to together an amazing program for the two week festival which covers Music, Performing Arts, Art in all its forms, […]
Yola Quinn Solo 14-27 March 2019 The Studio Art Gallery in Simonstown is hosting a solo exhibition by well known South African Artist Yola Quinn. It runs from Thursday March 14 through March 27 and opening hours are 09:00 to 17:00. Artist Statement What lies within is the most uncharted territory for me and it […]
Two ladies talking in the street – AP408 A lady by the name of Julie Duell is an American artist who has for years added her ideas and tips to her blog, for aspiring and experienced agents alike. When I was getting to grips with the real issues of perspective I found her site and […]
Donkey cart on Kwartelspan – Near Douglas – Northern Cape – South Africa – AP436 Our farm in what is known as the Upper Karoo is 55 km from the nearest town (Douglas) and 71 km from the town in the other direction (Prieska). Karoo farms that are not on the Orange river are almost […]
We first published on this Anahita Golf Course oil painting early in December 2018. It is now complete and has already been delivered to its new owner. This is the final product just before it came off the easel! The painting is on a stretched canvas 200 mm x 500 mm .
The Mauritian Open Golf championship took place from 29th November to 2nd December 2018, on the Anahita Course alongside the Indian Ocean. This is my interpretation of the 4th hole, Anahita. Oil painting on a 200 mm x 500 mm stretched canvas.
My wife loves walking around on the mountains behind our home amongst the fynbos, proteas and the stunning view across an area known as Ruens. She also loves finding the almost hidden flowers that most other mortals would trample on, or walk past without even noticing. This acrylic painting of yellow flowers is based on […]
I started out on this canvas two years ago. It’s life began as a thatch cottage in England! As it just wasn’t good enough it was scrapped. Then it was supposed to be a man under a streetlight! That didn’t work out either. So here it is, two green John Deere tractors out in the […]