In April we visited the delightful forested jewel that is Hogsback in the Eastern Cape. It was a real feast for the senses, and these two forest scenes were particularly inspiring.
A few plein-air sketches with John
John came to visit us on the farm, so we did a few plein-air studies, without the pressure of the Challenge at Christmas 2011.
‘Tails Up’ & The Silvermere Warthogs
This story is about living with Optimism, the optimistic demeanour of Warthogs, and my patient wait to capture them running with their tails up. I was finally rewarded when John Oliver captured the perfect photos, here on Silvermere, that inspired this set of Warthog paintings.
Hello all, and Welcome to my Blog!
As an avid journal-keeper and illustrator, I have decided to share with you all, the peace and the passions that inspire me everyday. In this first post, a brief introduction is followed by a glimpse of how I sketch from the computer monitor, with my sketchpad propped up by the keyboard.