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Experimenting is King

I have just completed another flower study in acrylic. This time I chose to paint my favourite flower a Protea, or in this case, a King Protea (I am still doing a series of roses - this was just to see how it would turn out). As I mentioned in my previous post, flowers are… Continue reading Experimenting is King

Roses

/artmaking/ I've started a new project that will go on along side the Wildflower project. This one I started out of curiosity. I had simply never painted a flower and decided to give it a go. I have started with roses but i think I'll add in a number of flowers for fun. I really… Continue reading Roses

Never Pick a Wild Flower

Hi Lovelies, I recently just finished a piece that I am crazy about. It is not necessarily the most artistically sound artwork I have ever created but there is something about it that just makes my heart skip. In fact i could go as far as saying that it is my favourite work to date.… Continue reading Never Pick a Wild Flower

How I came to love my home.

/homemaking/ I have a small 2 bedroom house with a studio, lounge, dining area and spacious kitchen. My husband and I moved in almost 2 years ago while my Oupa was still living here. When we moved in I was adamant that this would be a temporary situation. At the time I didn't like anything… Continue reading How I came to love my home.

Eye’m Studying.

/artmaking/ You  can probably already tell that I have a slight fascination with eyes. I just think they are one of the most beautiful and intriguing things to paint. Yesterday In preparation for another portrait painting, I did this little guy below. Eye studies are my favourite. Lately I have also come to love gold… Continue reading Eye’m Studying.

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

/artmaking/ I have been an artist at heart for as long as I can remember. It was never really something I felt was very challenging, especially in my younger years. It just sort of came naturally and I loved everything I did and everything I made. As I started Visual Arts as a formal subject… Continue reading Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

Resistance

In Steven Pressfields words "It's not the writing part that's hard. What's hard is sitting down to write. What keeps us from sitting down, is resistance". Resistance stands between us, and what we want to create, between us and who we want to be. He refers to resistance as a force to be reckoned with,… Continue reading Resistance