Paola is putting herself out there and becoming a tutor and she needed a little help with her business cards. These Illustrations show Paola, wild hair and wide smile, exploring the universe with a book and a pencil! If you are interested in commissioning designs, contact me! email@example.com or 0741821501
There was an Ashish Joshi and Steve Newman concert at the Greyton lodge with Steve Newman on guitar and Ashish Joshi on tabula drums. The music was beautiful and it was hosted in a garden perched just off the road, it was all rose beds preening and neatly clipped lawns. It started starched and stiff. […]
There is a great feeling of therapy in patterns. I created these in Blombos, at intervals where the tide was too high to go spelunking on the reef. Paola and I sat inside drinking Earl Grey tea to mask the lime-y taste of the water, playing scrabble and pooling our resources. She has a set […]
I’be been trying my hand at Gimp (Gnu Image Manipulation Program – the open-source answer to Photoshoop). I’ve always loved all things Open-Source, probably being an impoverished student has influenced that. This is my first collage! The photo that I worked on is a shot from the Vogue photoshoot, Gemma Ward goes to Glastonbury. And […]
After the cosmopolitanism of London, Paola and I took a sojourn at her Beach House near Stilbaai. The drive there was long, and the heat in the car, unbearable. Sweat prickled on my upper lip and the saliva dried on my tongue. I managed to snatch some bumpy sleep but the dreams were feverish and […]
Vulnerability, freedom and exposure. The National Portrait Gallery was incredible because the human subject holds immediate intrigue, the white halls decked with images of people, the joint attitudes of the subject and the artist creating an inimitable atmosphere. It seems to me that all other subject matter implicates the human subject, either as an indirect […]
Work at the Chocolate Shop has been wonderful. It’s all mottled sunlight, the daily paper and marzipan, oh gorgeous marzipan. My boss wafts in, in the morning, with new stock and tells me about the very beginnings of his love story with a quiet, beautiful businesswoman.