Still Life

Sometimes a composition or image makes such an appeal on my senses that I simply have to draw or paint it. I love sharing these with you.
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Trio of Black & White Vases. Set of 3 paintings in acrylic and ink on deep-frame canvasses.  13 x 18 cm. Set sells for R425. Contact Marietjie Uys at uys.marietjie@gmail.com. Free delivery in Gauteng.

Painting An Acrylic Trio Using Black & White Contrast

Walking through the streets of Helensburgh, Scotland, I came across the old chair lying against a dilapidated old fence.  It seemed completely out of place in its immaculate setting and made a strong emotional appeal on my senses.  I snapped a quick picture and went home to paint it.  Soft pastel on paper.  272 x 354 mm.

Walking through the streets of Helensburgh, Scotland, I came across the old chair lying against a dilapidated old fence. It seemed completely out of place in its immaculate setting and made a strong emotional appeal on my senses. I snapped a quick picture and went home to paint it. Soft pastel on paper. 272 x 354 mm.

A friend once shared this photo on Facebook.  I obtained permission to paint it and this is the result.  This friend is an extremely creative lady and the picture speaks of the potential these elements have in her hands.  I also loved the weathered look, the vibrant colours against the browns and greys as well as the contrast of the smooth metal offset by the grainy wood.  Soft pastel on paper.  335 x 240 mm.

Potential (Unframed) Pastel on paper. 335 x 240 mm.

A Pretty Talent Blog: Painting A Naive Pot Of Flowers In Oils

A Pretty Talent Blog: Painting A Naive Pot Of Flowers In Oils

Flower Duo. Each 8" x 8". By Miekie. Acrylic & Pen on Canvas.

Painting Naive Flowers On A Background Using Secondary Colours

Vase On Secondary Colours. By Miekie. Acrylic & Pen on Canvas. 8" x 8".

Vase On Secondary Colours. By Miekie. Acrylic & Pen on Canvas.

Vase On Primary Colours. By Miekie. Acrylic & Pen on Canvas. 8" x 8".

Vase On Primary Colours. By Miekie. Acrylic & Pen on Canvas.

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