Category Archives: City Life

Wallpapers Wow! Lin Barrie Art hits the walls……

Wallpapers are trending, resurfacing big time!….. Covering your wall with something powerful, something soft, something you, is always fun, and if they are abstract (landscape, wind, water and sky related), they are truly timeless, I think….whether you are traveling to … Continue reading

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Classic Blue and Lin Barrie Art; Pantone Colour of the Year for 2020

thinking ahead for the New Year, 2020…. What a dreamy colour- Classic Blue is the Pantone Colour of the year for 2020…night skies, meditation and dreams abound! and it is a colour I love painting with, as you can see … Continue reading

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Rembrandt@350 exhibition; Lin Barrie Art, Lions and Life Drawing!

Rembrandt@350 exhibition will be hosted by the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Zimbabwe, and the National Galleries in Harare and Bulawayo.This year marks 350 years since the death of Rembrandt van Rijn, the most famous artist from … Continue reading

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Bringing the Outside In; Greenery and landscape inspires me this month…

Bringing the outside in…my paintings currently are reflecting the landscapes around me, pulling the feeling of being outdoors inside… and I am tickled that current decor trends embrace this greenery theme…Strelitzias being very prominent! We have seen water water everywhere … Continue reading

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A wedding to remember……forever

Life is a roller coaster, high wave adventure, and Kelli and Anton started 2015 on a huge wave….!   riding their separate cruise ships round the Hawaii’an Islands and the Caribbean islands! While on their far-apart cruise ships, Kelli and … Continue reading

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Kelli finds her way to Panama City bridal shops; and onwards to Lima, back to Hawaai and then Alaska!

South America Cruise with M/S Statendam 15 days from San Diego (CA) to Callao (Lima), departure 15/03/2015 Mon 16/03/15 At Sea Tue 17/03/15 Cabo San Lucas / Mexico 12:00 23:00 Wed 18/03/15 At Sea Thu 19/03/15 At Sea Fri 20/03/15 … 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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Banksy’s Truck Full of Wailing Toy Animals Turns Up at Glastonbury

Let’s go back to slow food, locally produced and ethically treated! Such as the indigenous Nguni cattle which are hardy and happy animals of the South East Lowveld of Zimbabwe! PLEASE! Banksy’s Truck Full of Wailing Toy Animals Turns Up … Continue reading

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Cinderella pantomime and pasta with roasted cherry tomato salsa…

Why does Buttons look so worried? And have you ever seen an uglier pair of ugly sisters? We are off to the Zimbabwean Reps production of Cinderella pantomime tonight..accompanied by the grand babies from the bush, who love dressing up … Continue reading

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Bootcamp, ballet and rhinos….!

At home in Harare after the British trip, and after the variable weather of the British Isles, we enjoy the warmth of our Harare garden, and catch up with Kelli’s news…after months of fitness Bootcamp and eight weeks of intense … Continue reading

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