Category Archives: fire

Burnt Earth and Wild dogs go together…..

My artistic collaboration with Burnt Earth ceramics at The Studio is wildly exciting, and involves Wild dogs! Ceramics was aa deep interest for me at art college, and at last I get to combine it with my wild dog art….Yay! I … Continue reading

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An amazing mollusk: the Giant African Land Snail, revered totem of the Chauke Clan…

I love sketching the shells of these snails, so sculptural…. Achatina fulica is a species of land snail in the family Achatinidae, known commonly as the  giant African land snail. Wikipedia says: Outside of its native range this snail thrives … Continue reading

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Burnt Wood, Fallen Branches and Old Frames Into Something New

I have always been fascinated with the possibilities of re cycling objects, melting histories and creating something new and unique from a combination of older stories…. I had a house fire- kept the charred stairs… and hardwood lintels scarred with … Continue reading

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The Pallet Wood Christmas Tree and the Art Studio re-invented…..

At last! After the house fire,  my Art studio (214 Brooke Drive in Borrowdale Brooke Estate) is repainted, the Living area rebuilt, and paintings are hanging again for viewing! The garden has recovered from the invasion of builders and  under Dad’s … Continue reading

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“In Celebration of 2014, the Chinese Year of the Horse”

  “In Celebration of 2014, the Chinese Year of the Horse,” is  a group show comprising thirty-four artists, to raise money for the Zimbabwe Equestrian Society. I am excited to be participating, using semi-burnt items from my house fire, to … Continue reading

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The burning of 214 Brooke Drive, and a ‘Woman at the Top’…….

The burning of 214 Brooke Drive: Late on Sunday afternoon, the Borrowdale Brooke Security Gate spotted smoke rising, and dashed to our house… Bruce Douglas and Murray, Helen and Mike Lynton Edwards also spotted the smoke rising from our roof, … Continue reading

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