New Art Journal

Art sketch book 1

Coffee mug, squirrel and birds.

Art sketch journal page 2

Bloemfontein, Amici Caffe Bar, scene to paint.

Sketch book page 3

Sunday morning drive, views and wildlife.

Sketch Book 4

Sheep in the land, Blue Cranes & Ducks

Sheep at rest, early morning !

Sheep flock. Early morning photo shoot.

EDM. Every Day in May challenge, 2018

Cape robin-chat, eating cheese.

Robin eating cheese, Cape robin-chat, Cossypha caffra

Dirt road with puddles on the farm

Silvermere farm road after rain

Blue Lavender, Plumbago & Rosemary.

Blue flowers in my garden. Lavender, Plumbago & Rosemary.

Mountain Reedbuck, Mpumalanga

Mountain Reedbuck, (Redunca Fulvorufula) on a misty & rainy day on Buffelskloof Nature Reserve, Mpumalanga.

Acacia by the roadside. A.Sieberiana. Road to Groblersdal.

Tree by the roadside. Acacia Sieberiana.

Portrait of our son, John.

Portrait of John on his Birthday

Balearica regulorum, Grey Crowned Crane,

Grey Crowned Crane, Balearica regulorum,

Fence and gate on the ridge

Gate on the Hill

The Reds of autumn in my garden.

Autumn fruits and leaves. Tomatoes, Chillis, Rose-hips & Leaves of the Virginia Creeper.

Karoo farm with single sheep

Lone sheep in Karoo Veld

Road through the pine Forest, Buffelskloof,

Buffelskloof Pine Forest. Mpumalanga

Portrait of Tony Fitt.

Remembering dear Uncle Tony Fitt

Tea-set, Blue, Mother's Day, Remembering my Mum.

Mum’s Blue Tea-set, Mother’s Day.

Farm sunset, with puddle reflections.

Silvermere Sunset and puddles after rain

Portrait of John & Chloë

Chloë and John’s Birthday Portrait. Grand daughter and Grandpa sharing a tender moment.

Pregnant Ewe

Expectant Ewe, lambing season, Silvermere.

Sagittarius serpentarius, 'The archer of snakes'

Secretary Bird, Sagittarius serpentarius

Eucalyptus tree and shadows on farm road.

Farm Road with Gumtree shadows

Cat portraits, of my Brother's cats.

Mana & Rufus, my brother’s cats.

Pentecost Journal Page

The Doves of Pentecost

Windmill and farm track. Karoo

Karoo, Road through Veld to the Windmill.

Old Farm Boots. Sketchbook

Sketchbook, Old Farm Boots

Floral wallpaper.

Commemorating Chelsea Flower Show 2018. Floral wallpaper. On homemade paper.

Orphan Lambs

Hansie Lambs, Orphans.

Houses on the street, Burgersdorp

The forgotten houses on Buitekant St. Burgersdorp

White-breasted Cormorant. Phalacrocorax lucidus

White-breasted Cormorant, drying his wings, Loch Logan, Bloemfontein.

Farm dam at sunset

Sunset over Farm Dam. Silvermere

Farm windmill repairs.

Windmill Repairs, on Silvermere

Guinea Fowl at feed time

Feeding Guinea Fowl

Pretty mama cow and calf

Clown-faced cow and calf

Windmill in Kalahari veld

Kalahari Karoo, between Prieska & Vanwyksvlei

My 2018 Sheep Painting Challenge, no 2

This is the second of my sheep challenge compositions. A group of our Afrino sheep, with a view of our farm beyond, and the Freestate hills in the distance.

Sheep oil painting

Sheep group on Silvermere.

My 2018 sheep painting challenge. No. 1

Since acquiring a few canvases at a sale at the art shop in November, I have decided to do a few paintings of sheep, in oil. Here is the first one.

Sheep Oil Painting

Sheep in the Long Dry Grass

Three Holiday Sketches.

During the Christmas holidays, 2017, I did these three little sketches with my son, John,  

Garden Room

A little corner of my garden

Christmas Day Sketch (2017), Old Tree

Old Dead Tree, Excelsior.

View from the De Stijl Hotel, Gariep Dam.

Gariep Dam, view. New Year’s Eve 2017