How to be a GREEN Artist

Green might not be every artist’s favourite colour, but with our planet being in the state it’s in because of destructive human practices, “green” should definitely underpin every artist’s environment and process. That being said, instead of preaching about eco-friendliness and saying words like “should” and “shouldn’t”, which nobody likes to hear, let me tell you a story… Plastic… UGH As an acrylic painter, my … Continue reading How to be a GREEN Artist

De Rust Christmas Market

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

Art South Africa: Artist of the Month

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