landscapes in watercolour
I previously posted about my struggle to loosen up and throw paint around. It seems like I used to be able to go wild. Going through a stack of old work, I found these loose watercolour studies from an Art College assignment. At the time the college was spread out all over […]

Wild landscapes

final painting
  Youth Day (June 16) and Mandela Day (July 18) this year were two days spent with the Heronbridge College community outreach programme, building a preschool in the Diepsloot informal settlement north of Johannesburg. The teacher at the preschool is a graduate of the HeronBridge Training and Resource Centre, a much-needed pre-school teacher […]

Mandela Day

Actually, the person I am writing about is beautiful, talented, intelligent, has the most generous spirit and the quirkiest sense of humour, so of course when I have moments of self-doubt and stress it makes her just annoying (not really)! Simone Matias blew into our lives as an au pair. […]

Some people are just annoying (and totally wonderful)

This was another, paint without drawing challenge. It was easy because all I wanted to do was draw these sweet treats for a gift tag. What I didn’t realise when I painted this was that cupcakes are super trendy at present! They even have their own reality TV show – […]

Hey cupcake!