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Artist Marie Theron chronicles the · 2M ago

A P(e)ony Parade

I have always painted flowers, but never really got hold of peonies. Yet, if there is a re...
Artist Marie Theron chronicles the · 3M ago

Painting in Nancy Medina's Workshop

It was June 2016  and I found myself in a class I have been dreaming about for a long time...
Artist Marie Theron chronicles the · 4M ago

Painting in Texas with Nancy Medina

I entered the hotel breakfast room, and there she was, petite, sweet Nancy Medina! For seven years I have hoped to meet her in person one day and to paint with her. The visit was made possible by my very kind children, who lives in Katy, Texas. Of co...
Artist Marie Theron chronicles the · 4M ago

Hibiscus Flowers, Then and Now

In the 1990's I lectured a course "Flowers in Watercolour". I loved it and tried to make a...
Artist Marie Theron chronicles the · 1Y ago

Painting Nasturtiums

SOLDI continue my series of posts on painting flowers, by looking at nasturtiums, showing older works as well as recent work. One can have these tiny bright flowers available at various times of the year and they grow most easily from seeds. Where I ...
Artist Marie Theron chronicles the · 1Y ago

Painting Poppies

Aren't they the most uplifting of flowers? In our warm country the vase life of poppies is...
Artist Marie Theron chronicles the · 2M ago

My Long Relationship with the Painting of Flowers

Lecturing my course Flowers in Watercolour at Rust en Vrede, Durbanville (1990's)In the last blog post, I showed some recent rose paintings that I have done. But at 71 years of age themes co...
Artist Marie Theron chronicles the · 2M ago

A Week of Roses

I love roses in winter, and they seem to like the season too, charming us with a long slow...
Artist Marie Theron chronicles the · 2M ago

Roses in an Antique Teapot painted in the Zorn Palette

Madcap me has reached an age where things come by more than once! Fashions, oh yes! And yo...
Artist Marie Theron chronicles the · 2M ago

Painting the South African Veld

The abstract trees were one of my most enjoyable projects ever. But as I have been a landscape painter for most of my life, rendering one west coast scene after another, I decided to return to landscape. Plain air painting would be wonderful, but bei...