Category Archives: Africa

Ground Hornbills take flight and Inspire my art….

I have always loved sketching and watching our Southern Ground hornbills in the Save Valley Conservancy and Gonarezhou National Park, and my head is even more full of Ground hornbills these last few weeks! I have been bumping into flights … Continue reading

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Magical Madikwe meets my Wild Dog Art

The superb Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge in South Africa is home to a diverse flora and fauna, including fascinating African wild dogs, and home to some of my wild dog art… This large oil painting of mine is a … Continue reading

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Wine and Wild Dogs = Art

Lin Barrie artist statement: my large painting titled “Valley, Dreams, Culture”, embraces the wine regions of the Cape – grapevines, history, culture, ecosytems, biodiversity … This artwork is entwined with metallic highlights and tendrils the colours evocative of the bright … Continue reading

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Purple Passion; A Tiny Life

Cycles of Life and Death- two sides of the same coin My painting, a dead wasp amidst the joyous yellows and purples of fallen jacaranda flowers, reflects the wonder I feel on observing nature and the world around me – … Continue reading

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Successful Translocation of African wild dog Pups; Zimbabwe to North Carolina

African wild dogs have been translocated all over Southern Africa in increased efforts to re-introduce these predators into their traditional ranges where they have gone extinct or been unduly pressured. A chance to increase survival potential of this charismatic endangered … Continue reading

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Bright Skies and Waterlilies; New Year, New Hope….

Bright Skies and Waterlilies…. Wonderful soaking rains in Harare have filled our dams at Borrowdale Brooke Estate and rejuvenated our gardens. A New Year and New Hope.  Bright skies behind palms start our day as we walk … And the … Continue reading

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African Wild Dogs in my Back Garden; Circles of Life

Lycaon pictus; African Wild Dogs in my back garden…. by Lin Barrie Location: at our bush house, ‘Tsavene’, Save Valley Conservancy, Zimbabwe.  Date: September 28th, 2021 As Clive and I sat quietly watching the orange African sunset, suddenly an impala … Continue reading

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Baobab Christmas Tree; Rainy Season in the Lowveld

Our wire sculpture Christmas tree is a baobab Every year we take it down off out mantelpiece where it lives with my wild dog sculpture and the grandchildren decorate it with homegrown ornaments and out in the veld bloom these … Continue reading

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I bless the rains down in Africa; Baobabs, Beauty and Baubles in Zimbabwe; 

Travellers and residents of Africa, we are all familiar with the iconic ‘upside down tree”, the iconic baobab of Africa which stands much of the year bare and sculptural against the clear winter sky in Zimbabwe. Its branches twist and … Continue reading

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Sketch for Survival and COP26; Art and Climate Concerns go hand in hand…

honoured to have my art as part of COP26- with Explorers Against Extinction in Glasgow Continue reading

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