Ngunis among Acacia Karroo
The striking white thorns on the Acacia Karroo are a striking contrast to the patterns on the Nguni Cattle. This series explores that relationship.
Karoo landscape with Ngunis.
A recent visit to the nearby Nguni farm, ‘Gelykfontein’, was the inspiration behind this new karoo landscape with Nguni cattle .
Nguni Herd Returning Home
This painting has been a long process since the scene first inspired me, one evening exactly 5 years ago, not far from Pofadder.
The Big Mondplaas Nguni Oil, – Revisited
November dawned with a new challenge and a big order with a deadline; even if it was a repeat of the 2009 Nguni oil painting. Some small changes were made and Makatini and his family were completed in time.
Nguni Study Revisited
A recent Nguni painting inquiry rekindled my enthusiasm in tackling a new big oil. These are some of the preliminary studies.
A Study of Nguni Cattle
Nguni cattle have been painted skilfully by many artists, but I never considered that it might become my own challenge too. In 2007 I received a commission to paint them, and so began a long journey that culminated, just recently, in the completion of this BIG oil painting of Ngunis.