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Kalahari Zebra

Zebra are herd animals, and here they can be seen running across a dry landscape. This painting was inspired by the Kalahari Desert and the Magkadikadi pans, where one of the largest migrations of zebra and wildebeest in Africa occurs. As with all migrations, the movement of the animals is governed by the coming of […]

Young Elephants

Young elephant are notoriously playful, naughty and cute. A bit like a toddler really. They don’t know what their trunks are for yet, so they just swing them around like they are an accessory. Their feet look too big for them, their ears are all over the place and they love to rough and tumble […]

Shopping Ladies

On the beach in Mozambique you can sit and watch the world go by. Ladies walking home after shopping at the ‘Mercado’, or picking up their share of the communal catch from the fishing nets. You see guys on bikes, crayfish and lula (squid) hanging from the handle bars. Buy it quick, before it gets […]

Breakfast Monkeys

Monkeys rise with the sun and go to bed with the sun. They are diurnal, and rely on their sight not to get eaten. These monkeys are doing their morning ablutions while thinking about their breakfast.

Macaws

Macaws are not indigenous to Africa, and come from South America. I was inspired to paint them just because of their vibrant colours and felt like doing something tropical and different. I don’t know anything about them!