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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 and Conservation

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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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Elephant Translocation; Snare Wire Art!!!

What do Elephant Translocation and Snare Wire Art have in common?! A lot, if you are an artist in Zimbabwe with a profound vision of the natural world and if you use that vision to create a life size African … Continue reading

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A new broom sweeps clean; mark-making as it goes….

Progressions towards a bigger picture, thinking about fire, the cleansing power of it, the rebirth after it, the ‘sweeping clean’ of it. Working on ‘sweeping clean” -a handmade African broom is a satisfying tool to clean my canvas and then … 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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Sunrise and Egrets; Memories of the Old Year, Hopes for the New Year….

Hope, Serenity, Love, Family, Grace and Faith, all these we take in part from the old year past, and transition into the new year ahead…. Day by Day all we can do is learn from the tough lessons life throws … 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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