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

Christmas 2017, final paintings, – maybe !

Christmas lamb card

Little Lamb Christmas Card.

May our dear Lord bless your Christmas and guide you through the New Year. Lots of love to all my Family and Friends who visit this site.

“Come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the Lord our Maker. For He is our God, and we are the people of His pasture, the sheep under His care. ” Psalm 95, 6 & 7

Five Guinea Fowl

Christmas guinea-fowl

This was painted for a client who is decorating his office with Guinea Fowl artwork. He already bought 2 others that were available in the bird gallery.


Mini Journal

Even though I have been keeping journals always, I have started using small ones. One is in my handbag for on-the-road, and one is for short entries, when time is limited. Here is a selection from October. It is great fun keeping these, with some small sketches and a few quotes or notes from the day. I used the Paperblank journalPaperblank journal