I studied art in high school… like how much more can you possibly learn about drawing and technique…. well a lot. The teacher I had for 5 years did her best to lay down the foundation of art, but how well can you learn this in a class of 30+ students. And every teacher has …
Although this is not one of his more popular artworks, it captivated me and I knew I had to share it. This piece was created in the suprematism style, oil on wood and it’s dimensions are 58 x 48 cm.
Although Tretchikoff spent his early years in China, this portrait was painted in Cape Town in 1952. Possibly the best known of all Tretchikoff’s paintings.
Drawing – “solace”
to be the comfort in a time of distress
A sketch that I drew a while back, I named it “lament” which means…
My first Pole Show… I absolutely loved performing, can’t wait to start swearing about all the hard work before the next one 😀
Guest Blog by Marix…
I love doing mosaic work, cutting the tiles and fitting them in their spaces is like building a puzzle. For me it’s therapeutic…… Hope you enjoy doing this project as much as I did.
My addition to the Weekly Photo Challenge and some info on Color Blindness…
Here’s some of my favourite snapshots from 2012
I decided to add a picture Muizenburg’s Coloured beach huts to illustrate the use of geometry in photography.
This little stick-bug came to visit my bedroom one summer, and I found it quite appropriate for the foreign photo challenge. These insects are from the Phasmatodea family.
This beautiful Stingray looks so peaceful as it glides through the water, seeming unaware of the fact that it is enclosed in glass, inside an aquarium.
Here’s a handbag I made in February 2011. It is made weaving ribbon and scrap string through ‘orange’ bag.
This I did a while back, it’s one of my favourite pieces. It has a lot of meaning for me and the fact that it is a texture piece makes me like it even more. I love touching my work, feeling it emotionally and physically.
I did this drawing on my Pc with a program called artrage 2 and my pen set 🙂 It’s an experience to draw on the pc… to have the pen in your hand but not feel the ink or graphite go onto the paper….