To get rid of the compulsion to always colour within the lines, Rorschach-style art is awesomely creative. Look… Continue reading Look at This and Tell Me What You See
If you love acrylics (like I do), but want a paint that is easier to blend and creates a new experience, you should try this… Continue reading Slow-dry Acrylic Paint? Of Course!
While I painted ‘The Doctor’, I reflected on the 3 Ps of what Vale means to me. Continue reading Valentino Rossi in my Studio
As an artist, displaying my wares at a country market is almost like a mandatory rite of passage… especially for an “unknown” like me. I wouldn’t consider making bitty little things my bread and butter, but – for just a moment – it was a fun exercise in conveyor-belting: setting up the dining room table with newspaper and working on little things from one end … Continue reading De Rust Christmas Market
How a little painting went from potential disaster to a big hit. Continue reading Big Bite, Little Painting
I try not to over-indulge myself on Facebook and post my art ALL over the place, so I’ve joined a select few groups, posting my work only when I think it will be inspiring to others. One of those groups is Art South Africa, where the support amongst the artists is quite cool. An encouraging feature of the group is the chance to be named … Continue reading Art South Africa: Artist of the Month
I often look at artists who do expressionist portraits and think, They make that look so easy! and then I prime up a piece of cardboard and try to do it the way I think it should be done… and it’s not. It’s hard. But, on the upside, there’s a bittersweet kind of magic that happens on the cardboard: Since it’s not a canvas, I … Continue reading Facing up to it