Our July 2015 Trans-Karoo trip. -Paintings, part one.

It is about eight years since our last trip through our beloved karoo. So we took a short two day trip from, Colesburg to Hopetown, Prieska, Vanwyk’s Vlei, Canarvon and Loxton, where we spent the night. The next day we meandered home via Three Sisters, Murraysburg, Richmond, Middleburg and Steynsburg. The main purpose of the trip, was to find painting inspiration & to take a new batch of photos. It was a lovely trip, and these few are the first batch of paintings. More will follow in due course.

Karoo Dawn

Dawn on the road between Colesburg & Philipstown.

Deserted Farmhouse

Derelict Farm House

Gravel road

The Road Ahead, near Hopetown.

Karoo Windmill.

Lonely Windmill, near Prieska.

House Ruin

Love this old ruin, near Van Wyksvlei. It could make a perfect stage set.

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  1. Posted 6 Nov 2015 at 10:25 am | Permalink

    Wow, this is unique. The paintings are life like photos. I see so much talent it this states of art. Simply brilliant.

  2. Posted 30 Nov 2015 at 2:01 pm | Permalink

    Great pictures! So deep and full of life. Pure art.

  3. Posted 9 Jan 2016 at 2:30 pm | Permalink

    What a beautiful paintings! From where can I buy?

    • Posted 9 Jan 2016 at 3:59 pm | Permalink

      Dear Keira, thanks for your inquiry. All my paintings are here at home, on my farm in South Africa. I can courier them overseas. Please email me ( silvermere@gmail.com ) with painting/s that interest you and I can send you prices. Kind Regards, Barbara

  4. Stephnie
    Posted 15 Aug 2016 at 7:48 pm | Permalink

    The road ahead near Hopetown, Wow! It reminds me of my childhood. It is very beautiful, I love it!

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