Tranquil lake with snowy mountain peaks in the distance… Painting done on 19 January 2020.…
Category: Oil Painting
Early winter at the water’s edge … Painting done on 7 December 2019. I used…
Chinese fishermen home-ward bound…
Painting done on Commission in 1983 for a prominent businessman from Welkom (Free State, RSA).
Lurking in the shadows…
Painting done in 1991 & sold to a prominent South Africa TV actor of the 1st decades of SABC TV.
Table Mountain – famous landmark on the Southern tip of Africa – has been voted as one of the MODERN DAY “Wonders Of The World”.
Awesome sight when viewed from Blouberg Strand across Table Bay.
Years ago someone slipped a Monochrome Photo taken of the Spitzkoppe in Namibia into my hand – and said: “How would this go down as an oil painting?”
Ok – now it is done … I had the privilege of a closer encounter with the Spitzkoppe and simply had to put brush to canvas.
The light – the moment – the message … all came through in this incredible scene.
African Wildlife absolutely fascinates me – and the enormous challenge to capture that momentary glint in the eye of an African Juvenile Monkey resulted in this work.
In a world of mortar & plastic & tin … it is awesome to capture something alive & feathery in oils and have it hanging on your wall.
This in a way is part of my tribute to nature & animal life…
The Rock Formation known as “The Finger of God” or Mukurob (in the local vernacular), near Asab in Namibia, was a sandstone rock formation in the Namib Desert which collapsed on 4 December 1988.
Only debris is left from this rock pinnacle that once dominated the surrounding desert landscape.