Tag Archives: Sketching

Hogsback Holiday

Hogsback Forest, watercolour painting.

In April we visited the delightful forested jewel that is Hogsback in the Eastern Cape. It was a real feast for the senses, and these two forest scenes were particularly inspiring.

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A few plein-air sketches with John

Farm Road.

John came to visit us on the farm, so we did a few plein-air studies, without the pressure of the Challenge at Christmas 2011.

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‘Tails Up’ & The Silvermere Warthogs

Painting. warthogs.

This story is about living with Optimism, the optimistic demeanour of Warthogs, and my patient wait to capture them running with their tails up. I was finally rewarded when John Oliver captured the perfect photos, here on Silvermere, that inspired this set of Warthog paintings.

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Hello all, and Welcome to my Blog!

As an avid journal-keeper and illustrator, I have decided to share with you all, the peace and the passions that inspire me everyday.
In this first post, a brief introduction is followed by a glimpse of how I sketch from the computer monitor, with my sketchpad propped up by the keyboard.

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