Tag: Art

Finding a unique pattern in life that balances a busy work schedule with a place of sanctuary that allows the time to focus on your true passions is what Richard de Jager has found in Swellendam. As a stylist working…

An explosion of colour and textures greets you in Richard’s little corner of Swellendam at the Patchwork Studio. Lovingly curated Donovan is creating an artwork, a centre to uplift his community, a place of empowerment and education, a home for…

It’s difficult to pass by Swellendam without looking twice. From a distance the little clusters of buildings tossed out onto the hills and valleys at the foot of such a picturesque mountain, look like some kind of lovingly painted dream…

I love making things with my hands. I love lino printing. I enjoy the old fashioned, hands-on feel of carving with beautifully handcrafted tools. I love following the lines of my design on the linoleum block. Inking the lino and…