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Acacia trees alongside a road in the South African Bushveld. I used graphitint pencils and put in an overlay. I liked the effect, especially the streak of light across the road. Advertisements
Near an old railway line. Not sure what it is, but I’m drawn to the broken-down and dilapidated. There’s an aura and atmosphere, as well as a hidden history about places like this.
A small farm house in the Northern Cape. I did it with pen and water colour.
A small hill nearby where I live. Again done with graphitint pencils. I love the medium.
A second landscape of the Orange Free State, a province in South Africa.
When Jane sketches a picture to paint with oils, I must say, being a sketchy person, I like to have a good and savouring look at it before she applies the paint. Here’s one of a young girl, the pose … Continue reading