A look back to the begining

1st July 2022  - Why am I not deleting this? The post below was made as an about me when I first joined a bunch of creatives at Sobeit Studios about 11 or so years ago. Since this is a blog I thought I would keep my old intro as a momento to a time...
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My new creative space-The ARTHAUS

The Arthaus Kalk Bay Studio Gallery
I have now moved to Kalk Bay and into a studio space called The Arthaus. WAHOOOOOOOOO!! Its such a creative area! Along with Illustration I have started a beautiful painting comission and even artcalsses in Photoshop, Illustration, Painting and...
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An Eastern Cape winter art retreat

When the chilly winter was around the corner I thought it would be a wonderful time to find a place to hibernate and finally learn how to paint with oils! So after completing the fourth Dingesfabriek (Janus en Kriek en die Tydmasjien) I packed up my...
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Film Shoot at the Studio

Behind the scene video footage of Astrid Castle's studio
What and exciting day. This website has officially gone live today and I have just received a clip from an interview I had last week for a behind the scene look at a series of books i illustrated for Tafelburg titled Die Dingesfabriek by Elizabeth...
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A loss for words

Artists hand drawing her state of mind, as an exhausted giraffe.
BLOG ENTRY ONE: When my assistant Wendy asked me to please write a short description for the 'About Me' section for my website I really battled to get my exhasted brain to think of something catchy to write, and so naturally I found myself drawing...
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