Stellenbosch vineyards form part of some of the most beautiful landscapes in
the country and these are the places I find the inspiration behind my art.
There is a
special kind of tranquillity that I experience in nature and it’s this
stillness that allows me to hear the distinct voice of my imagination.
moments to absorb the beauty of my surroundings I can clearly see in my mind’s
eye the visions I wish to bring to life on my canvas.
certain times of the day when the sun has a way of painting the mountains in
glorious shades of gold, casting unimaginable hues...
There really is no shortage of things to do in Stellenbosch, especially for anyone who enjoys experiencing the raw yet beautifully refined culture of Cape Town and South Africa.
Stellenbosch is a hub of art, culture, music and unshakeable self-expression and that’s why I love it here.
So, when you are looking for reasons to visit Stellenbosch, you don’t need to look very far; whether you are a tourist, someone who has just moved to the Mother City or a life-long local.
What to do in Stellenbosch if You’re Looking for Something Fun and Unique
Wine Tasting in Stellenbosch
Last week I was invited to speak at a Vinicultural and Oenology event held at the JH Neethling building at Stellenbosch University.
The event was centred around the beauty of wine and South Africa’s vibrant wine industry. It was also aimed at highlighting professionalism in the industry and the opportunities available to up and coming winemakers and students wanting to enter the trade.
Being a wine event, you may wonder why a South African artist was invited to deliver a talk?
Painting with Wine
Painting with various mediums has always been at my heart. About 3 or 4 years ago, living...
As a South African artist, I’m blessed to be able to draw inspiration from the vibrancy of SA’s landscapes and the diversity of its flora and fauna.
Recently, I’ve taken some of my favourite paintings from canvas to silk and have created my very own exclusive range of digitally printed silk scarves.
Silk Scarf Intro
The range features eight of my favourite paintings – each specially selected because their story.
The first image is of the Groot Drakenstein Mountain and its valley filled with Proteas and Fynbosch, taken from Dellaire Graff Estate.
The second is an image of a watercolour...