Tag Archives: South African landscape

From My Sketchbook – 33

A stretch of fallow ground in the Orange Free State. I used pencil and touches of coloured pencil as well.

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From My Sketchbook – 30

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.

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From My Sketchbook – 25

A second landscape of the Orange Free State, a province in South Africa.

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From My Sketchbook – 23

A South African landscape. A scene from the Northern Cape Province.   I had a bit of a laugh this morning. On Sky News they were talking about going up in a balloon.The Anchor was asked if she’d ever flown … Continue reading

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From My Sketchbook 15

I was captivated by the colour and light of dawn in this scene, as well as the reflections in the water. So I decided to paint it in oils.

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From My Sketchbook 14

A water colour of a Winter landscape in the Northern Cape. Once again I tried to capture the vastness, but also the dryness and the heat of the landscape.

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From My Sketchbook 13

A landscape I did in oils of a scene in the Umphumalanga area of our country. I’m always touched by the Acacia trees that dot the African landscape. To me they look sprightly and so fully alive. They also have … Continue reading

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