Category: Art

ART RETREAT

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables I could add: Where there is art!               Read more →

Working with copper!

In early times copper was already used to create jewellery items such as beads and earrings. I love using copper to create a piece of jewellery. It is quite soft and the most amazing colours can be created. The healing properties and simple beauty of copper make it a fashionable and highly sought after jewellery item.    Read more →

Art Retreat 2017

Artists have the ability (through their art) to change or influence how people see the world and their interaction with each other.  2017 (1) is a significant year – some people believe that 2016 (9) indicates the end of a cycle and that new beginnings are now on the horizon – a new cycle with new chances, fresh ideas and the… Read more →

Oil painting with your non-dominant hand

When painting with your non-dominant hand you allow yourself to make unplanned marks. The unplanned marks done by these artists attending the retreat, are sensitive and  it creates a feeling of innocence. It is so exciting and quite a challenge – but when you see the results you might decide to continue painting with your other hand….     Read more →

Seagulls in Stilbaai South Africa

I often go for walks on the beach and is almost always accompanied by Seagulls, hoping that they might get a scrap of something to eat from me. At the picnic sites I see them picking up all kinds of scraps and pieces lying around. Seagulls remind me that is possible to move out of my comfort zone  and to always keep… Read more →