Acrylic on Canvas,
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Acrylic on Canvas
Acrylic paint, Boxed Canvas, Mixed Media
W: 600mm x H: 840mm x D: 2mm
W: 24" x H: 33" x D:
Approx. Weight: 0.5kg
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About "Mama Africa"
When you educate a man you educate an individual; when you educate a women you educate a generation.
- African Proverb
Our beloved Africa. This painting reflects the important of all mother's. In African tradition, the women see to the crops, raise the children and fetch water in beautiful decorated pots. She is the educator. She prepares the meals. I used metallic acrylic paint with high relief. It portrays the riches of Africa, Mother Africa
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I grew up in Pretoria East. After school, I started my career as an Environmental Control Officer. Over the course of the next few years, I would work managing a Game Capture Team, and Managed a Game farm.
After working as an Industrial Engineering Draughtsman for 10 years, I chose a more creative path. I started with a variety of art mediums but have narrowed it down to painting, carving, macram[0xC3A9] and pewter.
Art for me is about telling a story. A blank canvas in front of an artist is both an adventure and a challenge. An adventure because you get to create something from scratch and a challenge because you don't always know how it's going to turn out. I guess it's this mystery that keeps me returning to the canvas.
I also work on commission, creating distinct pieces that will tell your story.
Please feel free to contact me to see how best I can serve your requirements.
I look forward to hearing from you
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