Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Echeveria imbricata in wooden crate (SOLD)

 W&N watercolour on small Bockingford 300gsm (5½" x 7½" – half of A4) - UNFRAMED (SOLD)

Echeveria imbricata in a wooden crate.

ITEM ID : EcheveriaImbricata2 
PRICE : R250.00 postage included in South Africa

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Sunday, September 27, 2015

Winter is coming!

W&N watercolour on Bockingford 300gsm - 8" x 12" - UNFRAMED
 
The first signs of winter are already showing amongst the bluegum trees on our smallholding (Tarlton, Gauteng, South Africa). Yellow grass, fallen leaves and longer shadows accompany me as I take my (now cold) early morning walks. The lizards and snakes have all but disappeared or only come out much later in the day as it warms up. Even the birds seem to be more quiet, preferring to sit in the top branches of some dead trees, basking in the early morning sun and warming up before taking on the day.

ITEM ID : WinterIsComing
PRICE : R350.00 incl. postage in South Africa

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Friday, September 18, 2015

Electric blue hanging basket


W&N watercolour on Bockingford 300gsm - 8" x 12" - unframed

Do you have a favorite garden flower that always seems to have its head in the dirt, especially after a heavy rain? This flower may be the perfect candidate for a hanging basket!

ITEM ID : ElectricBlueHangingBasket
PRICE : R350.00 postage included in South Africa

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Saturday, September 12, 2015

Short-cut through Spring Farm


Small W&N watercolour in Moleskine 200gsm sketch-book 7.5" x 5"  - NOT FOR SALE
 
Often, when I go to Magaliesburg (Gauteng, South Africa), I take this short-cut through Spring Farm past the little dam. It’s a gravel road, forcing one to travel slower and take in the scenery and I often have tortoises, hedgehogs, guinea fowl and small buck crossing my path. I much prefer it to the quicker route along the main tar road.

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Thursday, September 10, 2015

Warthog sketch - Special!


A fun sketch done in ink with Pilot Black Calligraphy Lettering Pen and watercolour on Ashrad sketching paper – 12″ × 8″ - unframed

The most commonly seen wild pig of the African Bush, Warthogs (Phacochoerus aethiopicus) are day animals and spend most of their time looking for food and are normally found in family groups. They feed mainly on grass and roots, but also take bulbs, fruits, carrion, insects, scorpions, earthworms, centipedes and bones.

They are members of the same family as domestic pigs, but present a much different appearance. These sturdy hogs are not among the world’s most aesthetically pleasing animals—their large, flat heads are covered with “warts,” which are actually protective bumps. Warthogs also sport four sharp tusks. They are mostly bald, but they do have some sparse hair and a thicker mane on their backs.

ITEM ID : WarthogSketch
PRICE : R100.00 including postage in South Africa

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 Warthog sketch Greeting Card (also available on other products)

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

84 Vlakplaas - Solly's chickens

W&N watercolour on Bockingford 300gsm - unframed

A couple of Solly's chickens having a snack near his house on our smallholding.

ITEM ID : 84Vlakplaas
PRICE : R350.00 postage included in South Africa

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