Month: July 2016

Matisse exhibition at the Standard Bank Arena

The Matisse exhibition at the Standard Bank Arena in Johannesburg is on until mid August. I will definitely be going! One of my favourite painters is the French painter Henri Matisse. His paintings mostly depicts the world as colourful,  beautiful and happy.  His positive attitude is refreshing as much of the  art from that period is sad and depressing. Some of my fellow artists feel that… Read more →

Painting Holiday in South Africa

After a morning of experimenting with gold leaf, wax, inlays, chalk paint and oil paint under the guidance of Elmè at her Art Studio in Kilnerpark, we all produced amazing paintings. Naturally the morning included lovely home baked muffins and other goodies! Read more →