Inspired by a call from Fiona at Destiny Magazine, this workshop grew from the idea of finding a beautiful location in my home town of Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. Featured in Destiny Magazine was the workshop – Experiencing Life Creatively – A Journey to Inner Healing which was also inspired by their call.
November 16th, 2013 was a wonderful day of art at the Country Crescent Hotel in Plettenberg Bay. we thought we might be able to paint outdoors in the beautiful surroundings but the weather had other ideas. Luckily we had the use of the small conference room.
Cathy Henderson started her first step into her glorious future in water colours.
AND this is what Cathy created …. WELL DONE !
From the blank page to a beautiful work of art.
Pat and Megan
And the art that came out of this group was just amazing. Many of this wonderful group had not painted before and some had not painted for many years.
Monday 4th November was an early start for me and my husband Bobby as we left Plettenberg Bay in the “wee” hours to get to St Francis by 9:00 for a full, fun day of water colour painting with friends. … Continue reading →
What a wonderful day with the Port Elizabeth artists. An extremely talented group of women and also a beginner – Jenny who produced a spectacular beginning. I remember my first little painting and it was filled with dry, terrified brush … Continue reading →
East Cape Watercolour Association will be hosting a workshop in Port Elizabeth ARTEC – EPSAC on the 6th June 2012.
Visit their site at EpsacCommuntyArtCentre@southafricanartists.com
This is going to be a full day of wonderful watercolour adventures designed to allow for the unique flow of creativity from novices to the more experienced artists.
The cost per person is R130 and participants to please bring their own lunch and snacks to keep their energy levels up. Chocolate is always a good idea. Hmmmm! and drinking water.
The workshop will begin at 9:30′ish and will be a mix of demonstration time – learning some fun techniques – and work time. Please bring your art supplies and view the recommendations for colours to please bring along as this will help us with the first exercise.
What are we doing together?
If you have a scene that is calling you to paint, please bring a picture and we will work on it in the later part of the day.
Here are some photos from our farm beyond Rustenberg which our family owned some years back. This beautiful place is my Nature Home.
I was inspired to paint this lovely chair of my sister – Lynda. The light of the afternoon falling across the criss-cross patterns and illuminating the one side of the chair. This is how it unfolded. Watching a painting grow … Continue reading →
The Two Day Water Colour Workshop was wonderful A long and beautiful drive from Plettenberg Bay to McGregor Jo’s Studio was our venue – an artist’s delight! Jo’s Studio – McGregor Thank you Jo for making your studio space available to … Continue reading →
Experiencing Life Creatively Revive Mind, Body and Soul in Jeffrey’s Bay 10th – 11th December, 2011 As we approach the end of this year, we have a unique opportunity now to de-stress and un-clutter the events of this past year and the … Continue reading →