Golden Hour

Golden Hour

Took this shot while walking along the coast. Port Elizabeth, South Africa

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The Performer

The Performer

A stage can be found anywhere.

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The Meeting

The Meeting

In my imagination one should be courteous when meeting on of the Giants of the animal kingdom, respect his power.

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Freedom

Freedom

It is always better to see them in their natural environments and protecting that for generations to come is just as important.

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Heated Fight

Heated Fight

This was taken at midday when 2 warthogs had a disagreement, all started by their little ones, at a waterhole. I have printed this one on canvas for myself to enjoy. I enjoyed this project because it allowed me to play with various layers of additions and expression to create something similar to th...

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The "Plains Zebra"

The "Plains Zebra"

Zebra are often overlooked as they are so commonly seen. We rarely stand still and enjoy them, so I wanted to create a piece to show their beauty in my idea of their open plains environment.

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Imagination Safari

Imagination Safari

Reading books to kids are such a wonderful experience as their imaginations grow and they "live" the story. Most boys love adventure and wildlife, especially when they are young. I wanted to try and show this with this piece.

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Pink

Pink

Standing out in a crowd like a pink orchid.

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Driving...

Driving...

We tend to drive in a hurry from one place to another and here I wanted to show that there is indeed life and nature at the edge of the road, that is beautiful and should be appreciated.

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The Sunflower

The Sunflower

I enjoyed painting this one sunflower from a photo of flowers. Loved the look of the flower and decided I had to paint it.

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Artistic reflection

Artistic reflection

Petunia flower gave me an idea to photograph it on water. Love the quote. Gave the whole project a watercolor effect as it just made sense. Hope you enjoy it.

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Ripples

Ripples

Ridges, Ripples of a dune, "a living thing", always changing.

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Light

Light

Based of a photo I took in the Karoo region of South Africa

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Little Adventurer

Little Adventurer

Photo I took of a toddler exploring the beach after he lost his balance and sat in the water. I thought this would be an ideal opportunity to create a painting from the image, which I did using a layered structure and mixer brushes, giving it a unique look as it physically took me 5 days to paint.

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The Dreamer

The Dreamer

This photo was taken very close to our home. It was a beautiful afternoon.

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Autumn wonder

Autumn wonder

I just loved the expression on the model and let that feeling guide the rest. I really liked the end result as colorful and playful.

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The Violinist

The Violinist

Based and inspired by a scene I captured in Central South Africa with iris blooms. The photo is of Mia, one of Colby files models.

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Freedom

Freedom

A wonderful open peaceful region of the Karoo Heartland in South Africa.

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Whisper...

Whisper...

This is a story about loss and longing. This is about life changing forever after the loss of a loved one.

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The next day...

The next day...

This is a story piece I did. You can look at it and decide the story you want it to be.

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