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Muizenberg’s Street Art

Muizenberg’s Street Art

Muizenberg Open Studios Art Festival was a cornucopia of creative ideas and eclectic talents. Besides visiting the galleries and ‘open’ home exhibitions, we were amazed by the street art and street décor that was everywhere! Some houses were decorated in bottle tops, or covered in […]

Muizenberg Open Studios: Charlotte Corbett

Muizenberg Open Studios: Charlotte Corbett

On the 8th of October, In The Zone spent a lovely morning taking a walk down the tranquil Palmer Street in Muizenberg. Artists in the area had opened their homes to show case their beautiful artworks. It was a truly a lovely experience not only […]

Blue Planet – Muizenberg

Blue Planet – Muizenberg

After spending a delightful morning/afternoon at the Muizenberg Art Festival (Oct 2017), we were on the way home and quickly popped in at the Blue Planet Fine Art studio. Oh My Gosh! It was a creative fest of note! I was bombarded with wild imaginations, […]

Calling all Art Teachers!

Calling all Art Teachers!

Teaching is one of the most wonderful and rewarding professions. The minute that a student looks up at you with wide-sparkly-eyes because they’re having a light-bulb moment, or cherishing the thought they’ve accomplished the impossible because of you, then it makes us, the teacher, all […]

Workshop: Skyline Sparkles

Workshop: Skyline Sparkles

Day 4 – In The Zone was back at Hout Bay International School for a week long creative workshop with junior school learners. Today’s project was an acrylic-on-canvas painting of skylines and sparkles. Before the sparkly magic exploded across their skies, our little Picasso’s painted […]

Workshop: The Magic Box

Workshop: The Magic Box

Day 3 – In The Zone was back at HBIS with their ‘Magic Box’ project. The learners got to choose a box and then a crazy 3D creature (a crab, a fish, a tarantula spider, or butterflies). Once they had chosen both, they were then […]

Workshop: Hands & Feet Portrait

Workshop: Hands & Feet Portrait

Day 2 – In The Zone was back at HBIS for our school holiday ‘Paint & Create’ workshops and today, the learners painted a large stretched canvas portrait. After a quick demonstration on ‘foreshortening, the learners traced their shoes and were made aware of interesting […]

Workshop: Make Your Own Boardgame

Workshop: Make Your Own Boardgame

Day 1 – In The Zone hosted their “Paint & Create” workshops at HBIS during the September school holidays. The learners created their own Noughts & Crosses boardgame, but with a twist. Instead of O and X’s, each learner chose their own opposites. We had […]

Class of ’85 – Springfield Mini-School Reunion

Class of ’85 – Springfield Mini-School Reunion

Oh my gosh – Was it a fantastic, colourful Saturday afternoon in more ways than one, or what? Thank you Rose, Alison, Fiona, Judith and Anne-Claire. It was brilliant! The reunion project was to ‘paint & collage’ a cupcake and although some were a tad […]

Art Societies, Associations and Clubs in Cape Town

Art Societies, Associations and Clubs in Cape Town

Join an Art Group for Inspiration & Support If you’re a solo fine artist or creative, practicing your art all by yourself at home or in a studio, why not consider joining an art group? Why should I join a society, association or art club? […]