Imaginary in the making

What you see here is the beginning and a small part of a new imaginary in which shades and the real objects/persons flow into a surreal landscape. This time I’ve got a clear picture in mind; no ‘play’ with objects but focussed on the end result. Still have to make some pictures with my favorite …

Experiment with shades 4: My Toes

Shades are a reflection in a way. Just a mini-serie of 4. See for yourself. This last chapter is dedicated to the Toemailers Angela & Quillan who show us toes from around the globe including my wife’s and mine. Here is another one of my toes, shade included!

Dew

Sunset Aloe

Rock Art from Sam

The Indonesian born artist Sam Siyahaya, nowadays living in Holland, painted this rock for us during his stay with us sometime ago. We named it Sammy and Sammy is cool.. People who are acquainted with the Klaas Voogds area near Robertson (our previous place) will recognize the Langeberg Mountains in that part of the Western …

Miniature landscapes in a small garden 3

We only have a small garden plus a lawn with a border for our dog. The succulent garden (4 patches) measures about 80 square meters and is home to around 600 different registered species. Some of the plants are naturally multiplying (always a healthy sign for a garden)  and of some we take cuttings which …

Experiment with shades 3: The dog

Shades are a reflection in a way. Just a mini-serie of 4. See for yourself.

Hairy cactus

We’re not sure wether it is a Pilosocereus or a Pseudo Pilosocereus cactus. Whatever; even in B&W it’s a stunning one.

The plot unfolds itself

Miniature landscapes in a small garden 2

We only have a small garden plus a lawn with a border for our dog. The succulent garden (4 patches) measures about 80 square meters and is home to around 600 different registered species. Some of the plants are naturally multiplying (always a healthy sign for a garden)  and of some we take cuttings which …