Sunrise delivers mefrom a dark night of the soulwhen the past came to plunderand exhume the rotting corpseI thought long hiddenneath unconsecrated bone,And I relived the death of innocencethe pain and fearI could not give a name tothough the stain will mark my skinall the days of my life,I felt […]

“I am a self taught, universe taught artist dabbling in many different mediums. Primarily painting, poetry, sculpting, recently singing and of course gardening. My style is undoubtedly naïve and personal. I try to connect myself and others to the Earth and each other through images, forms and words. To communicate […]


From a very young age I always felt for me to be a real artist one needed to work from life. (Plein Air) “A distant rumble of thunder, cumulus clouds gather swelling, growing in momentum on the horizon on a farm in the hot Northern Cape.Delighted by the light on […]

Leonora Venter – Urban Sketchers Johannesburg Sketching from life on location is nothing new – artists all over the world have been doing this for centuries. It was used to record travelling adventures, historical events, military operations, and scientific discoveries. The invention of photography freed artists to create whatever they […]