A classy lover of the blue colour wanted some white flowers to match her living area. Hanging there now you see a new vibrancy on her walls even though the blue seems icy. The sharpness of this blue opens up a window of her imagination about “spring over the deep sea”.
Emotionally driven to touch the paint or the reality of the painting, a client asked for flowers that seemed to be “jumping out of the canvas”. So I created these vases, first with a green chalk, and then painted in oil over it to gain this transparency and the glass thickness of the vases. With the use of a knife and special adjuvant in the paint, the flowers took shape with their petals standing out for her to touch and dream of her future flower garden.
Artwork ~ Commission ~ People ~ Sold ~ South Africa ~
This commission was requested by a lady who lived in rough circumstances in Namibia and held a great admiration for donkeys all her life. The details that were required to complete this painting were that the painting must portray joyful colours and be somehow textured enough for one to be able touch its roughness, which I did in the leaves of the trees.
Artwork ~ Commission ~ France ~ Sold ~ Still Life ~
While visiting my family in France, I was given all the necessary tools to paint some flowers in the mood of the house. There was born what I call the Blue Geranium now decorating a wall next to Arcachon in France.