In Jim's Back Yard
In Jim's Back Yard
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W: 300mm x H: 420mm
W: 12" x H: 17"
Approx. Weight: 0.5kg
This work is
framed (but can be supplied either framed or unframed)
About "In Jim's Back Yard"
A fb-friend of mine uploaded a pic of his backyard in Michigan a few weeks ago. I got so inspired just by the look of it, that I had to paint it! I used a brush and acrylic paint on canvas.
A small colony of bats roost in the hollow of the tree on the far right. A raccoon has denned and raised her young here for many years also.
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Since my childhood I have lived for moments when I could paint and draw. Pencils, crayons and bright coloured paint held so much promise. A few years ago I decided to improve myself and underwent formal art training. The lessons served as further inspiration and combined with my own experience, what you see here today are results of my progression.
During my years of teaching, art was one of the subjects I offered to my eager students, and thus I could live my passion through everyday work. The love was always there, in whichever form I would use it.
After a lifetime of teaching it is a wonderful privilege to spend every waking hour of my day (if I so choose) with my paintbrush. To experiment with different media, to inhale the heavy scent of the paint, to feel the colours brush my soul. What awe inspiring, God given talent this is to me!
I derive my inspiration from nature, I love gardening and photography.These are the things close to my heart. To capture images of landscapes, flowers, buildings and great masses of water lies close to my heart.
The time is now that I must share my work and passion with everyone out there!
I am so excited about what the future will hold. Laughter, joy, good health and all the other blessings on my road... It is truly a great privilege to be part of S.A. Atrists.com. May you find my joy filled message in my art and make it your own.
Various local and Group Exhibitions.
Exhibition in Brooklyn Theatre, PRETORIA
21 August - 1 October 2014.
Online exhibitions: "Lizzie loves painting" (blog)
Paintings I love: Elizabeth Kendall
Teachers Diploma, B.A., B.Ed. (Unisa)
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