It’s Glerping Time

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On your first wedding anniversary, take that symbolic piece of paper and cherish it. Turn the page without any regrets. The paper is there to remind you of the origins of your love and the beginning of your story. Anna V This year I have had the supreme pleasure of hand crafting a few original artworks as gifts […]

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Tales of Table Mountain

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It’s your city. It’s your mountain. Get lost in it. This ethereal interpretation of the 7th World Wonder captured through contour studies in ink will transport you away from your busy life to that place of deep, inner calm we often only find in nature. The aesthetics of this piece strikes that precarious balance between […]

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Le Provence Cottages

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“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” Eleanor Roosevelt Over the last two years where life has become far busier and more demanding I have been giving a lot of thought to experiences and the importance […]

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Tashas Menlyn Maine

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“The preparation of good food is merely another expression of art, one of the joys of civilized living”Dione Lucas   Tashas has treated us with another exceptional addition to their gorgeous cafés in Menlyn Maine, Pretoria, which opened its doors in September. The immensely talented interior Architect Neydine Bak of B&S Studio has once again designed a […]

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Hello Charlie

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“Digital design is like painting, except the paint never dries.” – Neville Brody   A few years ago I started working with the immeasurably talented local interior architect, Wouter le Roux, who was in the process of opening one of the original stores at The Watershed, V&A Waterfront. I created a beautifully minimalistic corporate identity […]

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Year One

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“And I’d choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I’d find you and I’d choose you.” – Kiersten White, The Chaos of Stars    The lovely Tammy Binedell-Barber approached me earlier this year to commission an original drawing for her as a gift to her husband on their first […]

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Maps + Mazes

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  In a society consumed with technological advancement lies a refreshing beauty in the simple stroke of black ink on paper. My latest Tiny Original was inspired by a beautiful piece of literature from The Road, by Cormac McCarthy: “Once there were brook trout in the streams in the mountains. You could see them standing in […]

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West Coast

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“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” — Virginia Woolf   This work of art seeks an elegant simplicity through a complex series of lines exploring the patterns found in organic produce. A local musician and I embarked on a Gypsy Tour up the West Coast in 2012. […]

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Ink & Gather

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One sunny Saturday morning in September fellow creatives gathered at the picturesque Prestwich Collection for our second Makers Ink & Gather workshop where we doodled the day away creating Tiny Original drawings. We sold out so fast we had to add a couple of seats when a few hearts were broken that they missed out on […]

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Mountain Retreat

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“And if these mountains had eyes, they would wake to find two strangers in their fences, standing in admiration as a breathing red pours its tinge upon earth’s shore. These mountains, which have seen untold sunrises, long to thunder praise but stand reverent, silent so that man’s weak praise should be given God’s attention.”  — Donald […]

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