Month: June 2017

Willie Bester – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

Willie Bester – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

How junk becomes genius! Willie Bester: ‘Transformations’ One of our favourite experiences at the FynArts Festival, Hermanus was the Willie Bester exhibition. This internationally famous SA sculptor/painter transfixed us. His work is original, and authentically South African without being ‘touristy’ or cliché. His work is […]

Sue Whitmore – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

Sue Whitmore – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

We happened to find Sue Whitmore’s art completely by accident when we popped into the Pure South gift store in Hermanus Main Road. We were immediately taken with 4 paintings Sue had done. The paintings were hanging amongst bric-a-brac and ceramics but all the same, […]

Danny Myburgh – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

Danny Myburgh – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

We came across Danny Myburgh’s work in the Originals Art Gallery in Hermanus. The curator was excellent and guided us through the gallery sharing very interesting insights and information. I was immediately drawn to these two pieces: ‘Ghosts of the Past 1’ and ‘Ghosts of […]

Gina Niederhumer – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

Gina Niederhumer – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

Gina Niederhumer spent 365 days embroidering a diary. Each day she would cut various materials, lace and felt and then stitch her private comings and goings, thoughts and experiences in a creative patchwork-like postcard. At the exhibition in the old synagogue, each month was displayed […]

The Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Award – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

The Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Award – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

Next on our stop on the Hermanus FynArts Festival was the Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Competition exhibition at the Bouchard Finlayson Wine Farm. Unfortunately, the signposting was not great and even though we got to the parking area at the cellars, we weren’t convinced we […]

Gillian Hahn’s Gallery – (Fynarts Festival, Hermanus)

Gillian Hahn’s Gallery – (Fynarts Festival, Hermanus)

Last weekend, Rose and I took a day trip out to the Hermanus Fynarts Festival to indulge in all things art … as well as some delicious salmon & butternut soup, yum-yum fried calamari and home-brewed Hermanus Harbour Ale at the Pear Tree Bistro. We […]

Adult Art Classes From The Past

Adult Art Classes From The Past

These are photos of some of the past adult art classes. As can be seen, each person was working on something different. Above … Here, one artist is painting with acrylic on canvas and the others are all drawing. Two are chalk pastel, one  with perspective […]

What’s a ‘Teaser’ Art Class?

What’s a ‘Teaser’ Art Class?

A ‘Teaser’ Art Class is a once off, introductory class. It’s a mini-version of what one would get at In The Zone’s regular monthly, or term chosen painting classes. The participant would get a smaller canvas, and a quick project to be completed in one, […]

Who was Lucian Freud?

Who was Lucian Freud?

British Painter: Born in Berlin 1922 – Died in London 2011 I’ve just watched a riveting biography about this incredible, modern, portrait artist, titled: Lucian Freud Portraits. Watching this film as well as doing some post-movie research I’m absolutely captivated. For one thing, I can’t […]

Paint & Create Gift Vouchers

Paint & Create Gift Vouchers

GIFT VOUCHERS Stuck for an original gift idea? A ‘creative’ gift will always be enjoyed by friends and family, no matter their age. One doesn’t have to be able to draw to enjoy oneself at In The Zone. . . . . . . . […]