Madge, Don | 156 Artworks | MutualArt
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Cottages by the Sea
In the Cape vernacular architecture, form always followed function. Seaviews, etc were of no importance. Tiny doors and windows meant that the interiors were protected against the elements. When a basic house became too small, a flat-roofed structure was simply added to the existing building. And of course, the community was very supportive and there were no high walls and few fences dividing properties. Today I really wanted to paint blob people: a few details, movement, light and shadow…