Michelle Hattingh

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Michelle, this is for you. As women we have to work very hard to provide for ourselves, our families, to climb that corporate ladder or to run your own business. After all of that, we have to take care of our hormonal, confused and stressed bodies while pretending to have everything under control and acting […]

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Secular Journey

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  I am thrilled to reveal the first artwork for my latest collection on Women’s Day that will be exhibited in New York and Berlin. I have entitled it “the f word” for the fierce females that will form part of my project. My first muse, Michelle Hattingh, author of “I’m the girl who was […]

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part 1 – the f word

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Road to my New York and Berlin exhibitions – part 1   t  h  e    f    w  o  r  d f e m i n i s m   |   f i e r c e   |   f i g h t   An artistic exploration aimed at empowering females […]

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Nuweput

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“Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward for him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth.” – Psalm 127:3-4   The first thing I ask when someone requests a commissioned original artwork is his or her story. The more I know about you the better […]

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Bridal Party Stationery

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Long before I even dreamed of becoming an illustrator I used to gift drawings to my loved ones. It is my love language and the most vulnerable and authentic way that I express my love to them. During the beautiful struggle of making ends meet – the joy of pursuing a career in the art […]

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Black Betty

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  There is something so delicately authentic about raw diamond slices. It is refreshingly different to the usual polished perfection and is somewhat less expensive. They are referred to as Polki or Kundan diamonds and are essentially uncut diamonds mined from the earth in a natural way without enhancement or lab creation. I stumbled upon […]

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Country Road x Maria Magdalena

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  Almost a year ago I moved in to Sean’s truly exquisite flat that an interior architect professionally renovated around seven years ago. Unfortunately, being a real boy, that also meant that seven years of clutter had accumulated, cringe worthy posters adorned the walls and there were very dark grey colours in the bedroom. Being […]

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27.03.2017

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I wrote something exceptionally raw earlier this year. It was a beautifully strange experience and I sent it to one friend, my lover and my parents. I could not share it with anyone else. It was filled with too much anxiety, ranting and I was too vulnerable to bleed out for the world to see. But it […]

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